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Highway Bill Signed by President Obama
Highway Bill Signed by President Obama

December 4, 2015
Ten years in the making, a fully funded highway bill that runs longer than two years has become law.

Senate Keeps Hours-of-Service Fix in Funding Bill
Senate Keeps Hours-of-Service Fix in Funding Bill

May 20, 2016
The Senate has passed a transportation funding bill that includes a fix of earlier legislative language that muddied what might happen to the Hour of...

Self-Driving Trucks Need to Gain Traction on Capitol Hill
Self-Driving Trucks Need to Gain Traction on Capitol Hill

September 7, 2017
Despite the argument that some sort of self-driving truck will become an everyday reality before any self-driving car does, legislation that would ease the...

Senate Panel Hears Pros and Cons of Autonomous Trucks
Senate Panel Hears Pros and Cons of Autonomous Trucks

September 13, 2017
While the House has already passed a bill that could help bring self-driving cars to market faster, a Senate panel is taking a more deliberative approach by...

Senators Float Midsummer Highway Bill Patch
Senators Float Midsummer Highway Bill Patch

May 14, 2015
With one week left to pass a short-term funding extension two key Democratic lawmakers have introduced a measure to extend the authorization of surface...

Senate Advances Pro-Trucking Measures
Senate Advances Pro-Trucking Measures

June 26, 2015
Before heading out the door on June 26 for an 11-day Congressional recess, the Republican majority in the Senate flexed its political muscle to move forward...

Senate Highway Bill Dodges Potholes
Senate Highway Bill Dodges Potholes

July 26, 2015
As of late Sunday evening, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had managed to steer the multi-year highway bill introduced last week beyond some...

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...

Senate Again Says Nay to Twin 33s
Senate Again Says Nay to Twin 33s

November 18, 2015
The Senate has approved an amendment that strips out a measure included in the Department of Transportation funding bill that would have allowed...

New Highway Bill Scores High Marks
New Highway Bill Scores High Marks

December 2, 2015
Reaction of industry stakeholder groups to the highway bill compromise forged by Congress is mixed, but decidedly more positive than negative.