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Amendment Aims to Thwart Threat to Smaller Carriers
Amendment Aims to Thwart Threat to Smaller Carriers

November 3, 2015
An amendment would allow motor carriers that have not been rated by FMCSA to meet safety-eligibility requirements spelled out by the “Interim Hiring...

Senate Rubber-Stamps Highway Bill Patch
Senate Rubber-Stamps Highway Bill Patch

October 29, 2015
Just a day before current funding was set to expire, the Senate on Oct. 28 approved by voice vote the short highway-bill extension that had been passed by...

House Approves Highway-Bill Patch
House Approves Highway-Bill Patch

October 27, 2015
Playing beat the clock, the House of Representatives today approved by voice vote a three-week extension of transportation funding.

Highway Bill Patch Could Derail Over Train Safety Measure
Highway Bill Patch Could Derail Over Train Safety Measure

October 26, 2015
The latest proposed extension of federal highway funding includes a provision to delay a mandate for automatic-braking equipment on trains that could turn...

House Committee Approves Long-Term Highway Bill
House Committee Approves Long-Term Highway Bill

October 22, 2015
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unanimously approved its version of a long-term highway bill, the Surface Transportation...

Shuster Maps Passage of Highway Bill
Shuster Maps Passage of Highway Bill

October 19, 2015
The Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure laid out the long and winding road ahead for passage of a multi-year highway bill by both...

House Highway Bill Promises Trucking Reforms
House Highway Bill Promises Trucking Reforms

October 19, 2015
New long-term measure would hide CSA scores, launch an under-21 CDL pilot program and allow hair-testing for drug-testing truck drivers.

House to Mark Up Highway Bill — At Last
House to Mark Up Highway Bill — At Last

October 15, 2015
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has finally scheduled a hearing to mark up its version of a long-term highway funding bill for Oct. 22...

How Long Will Congress Keep Highway Bill on Back Burner?
How Long Will Congress Keep Highway Bill on Back Burner?

September 8, 2015
The Capitol Hill recess is finally over and trucking can hope that during their weeks away from Capitol Hill, every Member of Congress heard earfuls from...

Senator: Hike Fuel Tax 4 Cents a Year for 4 Years
Senator: Hike Fuel Tax 4 Cents a Year for 4 Years

August 6, 2015
Sen. Tom Carper contends all that’s needed to restore the Highway Trust Fund is to raise federal fuel taxes by four cents a year for four years and then...