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HOS Restart in Spotlight on Capitol Hill
HOS Restart in Spotlight on Capitol Hill

June 4, 2014
Truck driver hours of service took center stage Tuesday as Senators grilled Anne Ferro, chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, on the new...

FMCSA Stops Enforcing Break Requirement on Short-Haul Drivers
FMCSA Stops Enforcing Break Requirement on Short-Haul Drivers

August 7, 2013
Moving quickly to enforce last week’s court decision on hours of service, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will no longer enforce the...

ELog Proposal Goes to Office of Management and Budget

August 9, 2013
The Transportation Department sent its proposed Electronic Logging Devices rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget for final vetting before...

Trucking Group Challenges Insinuations in Pilot Flying J Case
Trucking Group Challenges Insinuations in Pilot Flying J Case

August 23, 2013
Questions about the role of a key player in the litigation against Pilot Flying J prompted a strong rebuttal from the trucking company group. Lane Kidd,...

With Final Report Due Soon, House Freight Panel Takes on Truck Weights
With Final Report Due Soon, House Freight Panel Takes on Truck Weights

October 2, 2013
A panel of legislators looking for ways to improve freight transportation is close to finishing its analysis and will post its report by the end of the month.

Little Common Ground at Restart Hearing
Little Common Ground at Restart Hearing

November 21, 2013
The subject at Thursday’s House hearing was truck driver hours-of-service regulations, but the target was federal regulation of business. Anne Ferro, chief...

House Pair Invoke Reagan to Promote Fuel Tax Hike
House Pair Invoke Reagan to Promote Fuel Tax Hike

December 3, 2014
A bipartisan pair of House Representatives invoked the spirit of conservative champion Ronald Reagan to push for a fuel tax increase to revive the Highway...

Transport Interests Attack Conservatives’ Highway Bill
Transport Interests Attack Conservatives’ Highway Bill

September 16, 2014
A bid by conservatives in the House and Senate to effectively eliminate the federal highway program is drawing fire from American Trucking Associations and...

Advocates Poll Rekindles Restart Fight
Advocates Poll Rekindles Restart Fight

October 17, 2014
The fight over the 34-hour restart broke out again Thursday. A safety advocacy group released research indicating that the public does not want truck...

Carriers Air Concerns about Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse
Carriers Air Concerns about Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

May 12, 2014
There’s a big loophole in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposal to create a drug and alcohol clearinghouse, according to transportation...