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Fatal Truck-Involved Crashes Drop, But Injury Crashes Increase
Fatal Truck-Involved Crashes Drop, But Injury Crashes Increase

April 18, 2016
The number of large trucks involved in fatal crashes decreased by 5%, from 3,921 to 3,744, in 2014 vs. 2013, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...

War of Words Erupts Over Trump's Call to Allow Interstate Tolls
War of Words Erupts Over Trump's Call to Allow Interstate Tolls

May 23, 2017
A 39-word statement in a just-released six-page “fact sheet” on President Trump’s “infrastructure initiative” within his overall budget proposal has brought...

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.

Civil Engineers Issue Harsh Report on State of Infrastructure
Civil Engineers Issue Harsh Report on State of Infrastructure

March 9, 2017
The American Society of Civil Engineers has once again assigned a barely passing grade of “D+” to the nation’s overall infrastructure and an even more...

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...

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...

FMCSA to Hike Fines on June 2
FMCSA to Hike Fines on June 2

April 3, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration today published an adjusted schedule of civil penalties for violating federal safety rules. FMCSA said the...

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...

Trucking Alliance: Senate Should Ditch Funding Riders that “Compromise Safety”
Trucking Alliance: Senate Should Ditch Funding Riders that “Compromise Safety”

June 17, 2015
The Trucking Alliance is urging the Senate to reject riders to the funding bill that “would compromise truck safety” by reducing funding for certain...