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Shell Lubricants: All Cylinders Firing for Two New Diesel Oil Categories
Shell Lubricants: All Cylinders Firing for Two New Diesel Oil Categories

June 10, 2015
The industry campaign to develop not one but two new API oil-service categories to eventually replace the current CJ-4 spec for heavy-duty diesel engines is...

DOT: Lack of Data Argues Against Truck Size/Weight Changes
DOT: Lack of Data Argues Against Truck Size/Weight Changes

June 8, 2015
The Department of Transportation has declared that “data limitations” uncovered by its research on the impact of increasing truck size and weight limits...

Bill Would Authorize Governors to Intervene in Port Strikes
Bill Would Authorize Governors to Intervene in Port Strikes

June 5, 2015
A bill introduced on June 5 would expand the powers granted by the Taft-Hartley Act regarding labor disputes at U.S. ports allowing state governors the...

Volvo Trucks Raises GHG Phase 2 Alert
Volvo Trucks Raises GHG Phase 2 Alert

May 18, 2015
Göran Nyberg, Volvo Truck North America president, is concerned that the upcoming Phase 2 round of GHG regulations could push back hard against the advance...

Senators Float Midsummer Highway Bill Patch
Senators Float Midsummer Highway Bill Patch

May 14, 2015
With one week left to pass a short-term funding extension two key Democratic lawmakers have introduced a measure to extend the authorization of surface...

House Bill Allows Twin 33s Nationwide; Keeps Restart Suspension Active
House Bill Allows Twin 33s Nationwide; Keeps Restart Suspension Active

May 13, 2015
The House Appropriations Committee has approved a $55-billion spending bill that includes a provision to allow 33-foot long double trailers on Interstate...

ATA Wants Highway Bill Patched But Fast
ATA Wants Highway Bill Patched But Fast

May 12, 2015
The ATA is urging Congress to quickly adopt a short-term measure to keep the Highway Trust Fund afloat to help ensure that a comprehensive long-term highway...

ATRI: Restart Rule Unintentionally Raised Crash Risk
ATRI: Restart Rule Unintentionally Raised Crash Risk

April 29, 2015
The 34-hour restart provisions for truck drivers, which currently remain under suspension, had a negative impact on motor-carrier safety when they were in...

How Will the Next Highway Bill Get Funded?
How Will the Next Highway Bill Get Funded?

April 15, 2015
More attention is being paid this week to legislating infrastructure funding as the expiration date on the current MAP-21 highway bill looms ever closer -...

DOT: Patch Highway Fund If It Leads to Real Fix
DOT: Patch Highway Fund If It Leads to Real Fix

April 3, 2015
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has signaled that he does not oppose Congress applying a short-term fix to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent...