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House Holds Truck Safety Hearing Today

Congress begins taking a closer look at trucking today with the first of several hearings scheduled to look at truck safety and hours of service rules. Also on the agenda of the House Ground Transportation Subcommittee is a discussion to possibly move the Office of Motor Carriers

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Wolf Introduces Legislation To Move Office Of Motor Carriers

Rep. Frank Wolf, R-VA, has once again introduced legislation to move the Office of Motor Carriers from the Federal Highway Administration to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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Clinton’s Budget Proposes Record Transportation Spending

President Clinton’s budget for fiscal year 2000, presented to Congress earlier this week, proposes a record $50.5 billion in transportation investments, including a record $28.4 billion to maintain highways and build new roads and bridges

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FHWA Looks At Post-Accident Alcohol Testing

Should law enforcement conduct federally mandated post-accident alcohol tests of truck and bus drivers? That’s the question to be explored in a new study being conducted by the Federal Highway Administration

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Investigation Finds Illegal Lobbying At Office Of Motor Carriers

George Reagle likes truckers. As head of the Federal Highway Administration’s Office of Motor Carriers, he encouraged communication between the agency and the trucking industry. But apparently he took it too far

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House Ethics Committee Investigates Shuster

The House ethics committee is investigating Rep. Bud Shuster, R-PA, who is head of the House Transportation Committee

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Reagle Reassigned

George Reagle, associate administrator for motor carriers at the Federal Highway Administration, has been reassigned

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Is Reagle On His Way Out?

Rumors abound that George Reagle, associate administrator for motor carriers with the Federal Highway Administration, is on his way out.

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Is Reagle On The Way Out?

Rumors abound that George Reagle, associate administrator for motor carriers with the Federal Highway Administration, is on his way out

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DOT Size-Weight Study Ignites Controversy

Jan. 1 – A new truck size and weight study released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation is sure to add fuel to the controversy about longer combination vehicles. The book-length volume, while technically a draft,

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