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Seven GOP Lawmakers Signal Support for Hair-Testing Truckers
Seven GOP Lawmakers Signal Support for Hair-Testing Truckers

May 9, 2017
A letter signed by seven Republican Congressmen lays out their unequivocal support of a petition calling for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration...

FTC Greenlights Knight-Swift Merger
FTC Greenlights Knight-Swift Merger

May 4, 2017
The mega-merger of Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation has moved a step closer to completion with the Federal Trade Commission granting its...

AFL-CIO Coalition Seeks to Clip Hair Testing
AFL-CIO Coalition Seeks to Clip Hair Testing

April 26, 2017
A coalition of AFL-CIO member unions is urging the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to deny a petition by several trucking companies to use hair...

TCA Implores Congress Not to Raise Truck Weights
TCA Implores Congress Not to Raise Truck Weights

April 11, 2017
The Truckload Carriers Association reiterated its support of the current five-axle, 80,000-pound federal gross vehicle weight limit for trucks.

Supreme Court Won’t Review Truck Driver’s Apnea-Test Lawsuit
Supreme Court Won’t Review Truck Driver’s Apnea-Test Lawsuit

April 6, 2017
The Supreme Court has decided not to hear a truck driver’s appeal against a lower-court decision that found a motor carrier had the right to screen certain...

Chiefs of FedEx Freight, Werner Urge Congress to Up Highway Funding
Chiefs of FedEx Freight, Werner Urge Congress to Up Highway Funding

April 5, 2017
FedEx Freight President and CEO Mike Ducker and Werner Enterprises President and CEO Derek Leathers both testified before a Senate panel on April 4 that the...

Georgia DOT Plans to Reopen I-85 by June 15
Georgia DOT Plans to Reopen I-85 by June 15

April 5, 2017
Georgia’s Department of Transportation is aiming to complete rebuilding of the stretch of I-85 that collapsed last week — slicing one of the main arteries...

Trucking Applauds Proposed TWIC Driver-Credential Reform Measure
Trucking Applauds Proposed TWIC Driver-Credential Reform Measure

April 3, 2017
A bipartisan measure that aims to make the federal Transportation Worker Identification Credential program more effective by ensuring “a risk-based security...

Infrastructure Group Slams Trump on Erasing TIGER Grants
Infrastructure Group Slams Trump on Erasing TIGER Grants

March 17, 2017
An infrastructure advocacy group questions the wisdom of eliminating federal TIGER grants for funding freight-related road projects.

House Committee to Eye State/Local Rollout of FAST Act
House Committee to Eye State/Local Rollout of FAST Act

March 10, 2017
For its first hearing of the 115th Congress, the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit will delve into how the most recent highway bill — the Fixing...