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No One Wants to Go First on Highway Taxes
No One Wants to Go First on Highway Taxes

May 7, 2014
The to-and-fro over highway funding continued in the Senate Wednesday with Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx politely deflecting Sen. John Thune’s...

Senators Intrigued by Virginia Approach to Highway Funding
Senators Intrigued by Virginia Approach to Highway Funding

May 6, 2014
Could Congress save the Highway Trust Fund by getting rid of the federal fuel tax? Two members of the Senate Finance Committee expressed strong interest in...

Obama Administration Weighs In with Highway Bill
Obama Administration Weighs In with Highway Bill

April 30, 2014
The Obama administration put down its marker for the next highway program with the GROW America Act, a $302 billion, four-year bill funded by a one-time...

CSA Update: Crash Accountability Study Is Coming
CSA Update: Crash Accountability Study Is Coming

April 29, 2014
Some time soon the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will go public with its analysis of how to account for fault in the crash data it uses to...

Carper Will Air Fuel Tax Hike with Senate Colleagues
Carper Will Air Fuel Tax Hike with Senate Colleagues

April 22, 2014
Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., is a longtime supporter of raising federal fuel taxes to pay for highways and will float that idea with his colleagues as they...

FMCSA Starts New Rule on Insurance Minimums
FMCSA Starts New Rule on Insurance Minimums

April 21, 2014
The time has come to take a close look at the minimum insurance requirements for trucking, says the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. In a new...

Get Ready to Say Goodbye to Paper Logs
Get Ready to Say Goodbye to Paper Logs

April 18, 2014
After 28 years of proposals, studies, drafts, revisions, legal battles and technological innovations – not to mention an Act of Congress – federal...

Light Blinking Red for Highway Trust Fund
Light Blinking Red for Highway Trust Fund

April 15, 2014
The Highway Trust Fund is likely to run into the red by September, according to the latest update from the Department of Transportation. In its most recent...

Senators Agree on Highway Bill Principles
Senators Agree on Highway Bill Principles

April 11, 2014
A bipartisan group of Senators has agreed on the outline of bill to reauthorize the federal highway program. The terms of the deal cover policy principles...

Tempest Arises from Review of Size and Weight Study
Tempest Arises from Review of Size and Weight Study

April 9, 2014
A preliminary review by the Transportation Research Board indicates possible weaknesses in the Department of Transportation’s Comprehensive Truck Size and...