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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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FHWA Hires Convenors To Look At Hour Of Service Rulemaking

Dec. 28 – The Federal Highway Administration announced last Wednesday that it has hired two “convenors” to consider the feasibility of negotiated rulemaking as an approach to developing hours-of-service rules

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STB Tells Bureaus To Lower Base Rates

Dec. 28 – In most industries, competitors are barred from discussing prices by federal antitrust rules. But since the 1930s, motor carriers have been allowed to collectively set rates, as long as they did so through

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More Delays On Hours Of Service Rules

Dec. 15 – New hours-of-service rules remain in the idle mode as the Federal Highway Administration continues to consider a negotiated rulemaking. New proposed rules were expected to be announced in the fall

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New OSHA Rules Require Driver Training On Lift Trucks

Dec. 14 – New federal regulations regarding lift truck operator training also apply to truck drivers who may occasionally use the equipment for loading or unloading

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FHWA Sets Waiver/Exemption Application Procedures

Dec. 14 – Under new authority granted by last year’s highway bill, the Federal Highway Administration has formally opened the door to waivers and exemptions from federal safety regulations

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