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Bill Could Be First Step to Younger Truck Drivers
Bill Could Be First Step to Younger Truck Drivers

July 10, 2015
A Senate bill would instruct FMCSA to conduct a pilot study of lowering the age at which Class A CDL holders can drive trucks across state lines.

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...

Latest Aviation Bill Ditches Pro-Trucking Reform
Latest Aviation Bill Ditches Pro-Trucking Reform

March 11, 2016
The effort to inject a reform proposal widely viewed as favorable to trucking into an aviation bill has crashed and burned. At least for now.

Congress Completes Hours-of-Service Fix
Congress Completes Hours-of-Service Fix

December 12, 2016
Special legislation that contains language to fix the legislative glitch that threatened use of a 34-hour restart as part of the hours-of-service rule for...

Updated: Fix for Hours-of-Service Glitch in the Works
Updated: Fix for Hours-of-Service Glitch in the Works

December 7, 2016
Special legislation, in the form of a Continuing Resolution, introduced in Congress in hopes of averting a year-end government shutdown contains language...

Senators’ Highway Deal: 6-Year Bill Funded for 3
Senators’ Highway Deal: 6-Year Bill Funded for 3

July 21, 2015
Two top Senators reached agreement today to put forward a bipartisan, multi-year highway bill that would fund projects for the next three years — leaving it...

Hope for Highways Inside the Beltway
Hope for Highways Inside the Beltway

November 7, 2016
Executive Editor David Cullen shares his thoughts on a new survey on what issues are most likely to make it through Congress next year, no matter who wins...

The Not-So-New Capitol Hill Players…
The Not-So-New Capitol Hill Players…

January 13, 2017
How the Trump Presidency ultimately pans out, of course, remains to be seen. But a key influence on how well the 45th President might succeed as an agent of...

Highway Bill and The Sausage Factory
Highway Bill and The Sausage Factory

August 2, 2015
It's not a family-friendly flick or a Wes Craven slasher coming to a theater near you...

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...