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DOT Unveils Its Long-Term Transpo Funding Bill
DOT Unveils Its Long-Term Transpo Funding Bill

March 30, 2015
The Department of Transportation today officially announced its $478-billion, six-year transportation reauthorization proposal with just two months left...

Technology's Promise Paying Off, Says Volvo Group CEO
Technology's Promise Paying Off, Says Volvo Group CEO

March 27, 2015
In his keynote address at the annual HDMA Briefing Breakfast at the Mid-America Trucking Show Friday morning, Persson sketched out the top trends in...

Bill Aims to Give Hair-Testing Equal Footing
Bill Aims to Give Hair-Testing Equal Footing

March 19, 2015
Bipartisan legislation was introduced in Congress today that would allow the Department of Transportation to recognize hair testing as an alternative option...

House Highway Committee Hears from Beyond the Beltway
House Highway Committee Hears from Beyond the Beltway

March 17, 2015
Roads and bridges may be local projects, but there’s no getting around their funding being planned and executed on a national scale. That message was driven...

Key Lobby Floats Political Solution to Fix Highway Trust Fund
Key Lobby Floats Political Solution to Fix Highway Trust Fund

March 12, 2015
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association is floating a detailed “political solution” that it contends would “permanently resolve the issue of...

States Considering Highway Funding Options
States Considering Highway Funding Options

March 5, 2015
While Capitol Hill may yet again slap an eleventh-hour cold patch on the highway-funding gap, state governments are moving ever more quickly and...

House Bill Would Provide Non-CSA Hiring Standard for Carriers
House Bill Would Provide Non-CSA Hiring Standard for Carriers

March 2, 2015
Legislation has been reintroduced in the House by Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) that would create a “national hiring standard” for motor carriers.

Transpo Leaders Urged to Pressure Congress On Highway Bill
Transpo Leaders Urged to Pressure Congress On Highway Bill

February 27, 2015
Lobbying by officials of State transportation departments can help get a long-term highway bill passed this year, say key U.S. Representatives and Senators...

Obama Vetoes Keystone Pipeline
Obama Vetoes Keystone Pipeline

February 24, 2015
President Obama has vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act, which Congressional Republicans had sent to the White House earlier today.