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ATA Urges Fast Action on Speed-Limiter Rule
ATA Urges Fast Action on Speed-Limiter Rule

April 20, 2015
The American Trucking Associations is again urging the Department of Transportation to “move forward” with a rulemaking requiring installation of electronic...

Momentum Favors the Economy This Year
Momentum Favors the Economy This Year

April 13, 2015
Despite the slowing of economic growth late last year on into this year, the economy will pick up steam over the rest of this year, according to the State...

OOIDA Bids to Join Cross-Border Suit Against DOT
OOIDA Bids to Join Cross-Border Suit Against DOT

April 9, 2015
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a petition with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to intervene in a cross-border trucking...

Mixer-Truck Drivers Exempted from HOS Break Rule
Mixer-Truck Drivers Exempted from HOS Break Rule

April 6, 2015
Drivers of ready-mix concrete trucks have been granted a limited exemption from the minimum 30-minute rest break provision of the hours-of-service...

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...

FMCSA to Hike Fines on June 2
FMCSA to Hike Fines on June 2

April 3, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration today published an adjusted schedule of civil penalties for violating federal safety rules. FMCSA said the...

FMCSA’s Darling Gets Title Change
FMCSA’s Darling Gets Title Change

March 31, 2015
Acting Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Administration Scott Darling will continue in that role but will no longer be titled Acting Administrator.

FMCSA Details How It Will Conduct Restart Study
FMCSA Details How It Will Conduct Restart Study

March 19, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has posted a plan for how it will conduct the “naturalistic study” of the operational, safety, health and...

House Rep. Shuster Declares Fuel-Tax Hike DOA
House Rep. Shuster Declares Fuel-Tax Hike DOA

March 19, 2015
Speaking to reporters yesterday, House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster argued that both Congress and President Obama lack the...

States Grapple with Fuel Taxation
States Grapple with Fuel Taxation

March 18, 2015
As state governments seek the best avenues to fund their highway infrastructure spending this year, many governors and legislators are looking closely at...