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Sen. Fischer Floats Quick-Fix Highway Funding Proposal
Sen. Fischer Floats Quick-Fix Highway Funding Proposal

February 2, 2017
The first highway bill has emerged in the 115th Congress— a two-pronged measure introduced on Feb. 1 by Nebraska's Sen. Deb Fischer.

Speed Kills — But You Can Help Stop It
Speed Kills — But You Can Help Stop It

August 1, 2017
A report by the National Transportation Safety Board points an unwavering finger at the deadly toll that speeding by motorists keeps taking on our highways....

OOIDA Denied Rehearing on ELD Mandate Lawsuit
OOIDA Denied Rehearing on ELD Mandate Lawsuit

January 13, 2017
The Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association has been denied a rehearing of a court decision in its lawsuit against the federal electronic logging...

Trucking and CSA Reform: The $64,000 Question
Trucking and CSA Reform: The $64,000 Question

July 6, 2017
In his Passing Zone blog, Executive Editor David Cullen explains why even with a mandated report recommending reform, trucking should not expect any quick...

House THUD Bill Boasts Trucking Reform Riders
House THUD Bill Boasts Trucking Reform Riders

July 11, 2017
The subcommittee draft for the next House transportation appropriations bill features several riders favored by trucking interests, including a long-sought...

Capitol Hill Dems Float Bill to Force Sleep-Apnea Rule
Capitol Hill Dems Float Bill to Force Sleep-Apnea Rule

September 29, 2017
Six weeks after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration pulled their advance notice of proposed rulemaking...

House Bills Seek to Ease Veterans’ Path into Trucking
House Bills Seek to Ease Veterans’ Path into Trucking

May 25, 2017
Acting in bipartisan fashion, as it often does, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved two bills on May 24 intended to make it...

DOT Report Rounds Up Truck Parking Solutions
DOT Report Rounds Up Truck Parking Solutions

July 10, 2017
A report on the first year’s activities of the public-private National Coalition on Truck Parking presents suggestions from trucking stakeholders from...

Regulatory Outlook: Sunny if Foggy for 2017
Regulatory Outlook: Sunny if Foggy for 2017

January 19, 2017
Trump the candidate promised to eliminate two regulations for every one enacted. Can Trump the president really do that?

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.