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Truck Driver Work-Related Fatalities at Six-Year High
Truck Driver Work-Related Fatalities at Six-Year High

September 22, 2015
Fatal work-related injuries to commercial truck drivers last year reached their highest level in six years, per a summary of preliminary results from the...

TCA: Weight-Reform Bill Would Up Equipment Costs
TCA: Weight-Reform Bill Would Up Equipment Costs

September 17, 2015
The Truckload Carriers Association has come out strongly against legislation that would enable individual states to raise the GCW limit for trucks operating...

Good News on Trust Fund Is Not Necessarily Good News for Highway Bill
Good News on Trust Fund Is Not Necessarily Good News for Highway Bill

September 9, 2015
Transportation-policy consultant Ken Orski argues in his latest Innovation NewsBrief update that the urgency to pass a long-term highway bill has “largely...

Trump Talks Taxes – but What about Roads?
Trump Talks Taxes – but What about Roads?

October 12, 2017
Trump deploys trucks to talk up taxes – but shouldn't trucking take him to task on funding infrastructure? David Cullen wonders in his Passing Zone blog.

Trucking Inside Mexico
Trucking Inside Mexico

December 14, 2015
Motor carriers face some unique challenges south of the border, but their drive to succeed is no different than that of U.S. and Canadian truckers.

Washington Wrap-Up 2015
Washington Wrap-Up 2015

December 29, 2015
A lot of lobbying and politicking went on in Washington throughout 2015, but by year's end these were the five things that got done that most helped or will...

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...

Trump ‘Freeze’ Only Technically Delays Driver-Training Rule
Trump ‘Freeze’ Only Technically Delays Driver-Training Rule

February 1, 2017
Thanks to a “Regulatory Freeze Pending Review” issued by the White House, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has “temporarily delayed” the...

Trump’s Two-For-One Regulatory Fiat Spurs Court Challenge
Trump’s Two-For-One Regulatory Fiat Spurs Court Challenge

February 14, 2017
A lawsuit brought by two high-profile public advocacy groups and a prominent labor union seeks to block the executive order signed by President Trump on...

Trucking Alliance Opposes HOS Fix in Senate Bill
Trucking Alliance Opposes HOS Fix in Senate Bill

May 2, 2016
A coalition of major carriers has come out firmly opposed to language put forth by the Senate Appropriations Committee to fix earlier legislative wording...