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Court Upholds Mexico Pilot Program
Court Upholds Mexico Pilot Program

July 26, 2013
UPDATED- A federal appeals court upheld the Obama administration’s pilot program for long-distance trucking across the U.S.-Mexico border. The U.S. Court of...

Oregon Timber Haulers Seek Rest Break Exemption
Oregon Timber Haulers Seek Rest Break Exemption

December 9, 2013
The Oregon Trucking Association is asking for a limited exemption from the 30-minute break requirement for timber haulers in that state.

Supreme Court Will Not Review Mexico Cross-Border Program
Supreme Court Will Not Review Mexico Cross-Border Program

January 13, 2014
The Supreme Court will not hear an owner-operator petition to overturn the Obama administration’s pilot program for long-distance trucking across the...

Obama Repeats Call for Tax Reform to Fund Highways
Obama Repeats Call for Tax Reform to Fund Highways

January 29, 2014
In his State of the Union address Tuesday night President Obama repeated his call to use corporate tax reform to fund a large, one-time infusion of money...

Shippers Air Concerns about Driver Coercion Proposal
Shippers Air Concerns about Driver Coercion Proposal

August 18, 2014
Federal truck safety regulations are venturing into new territory with a proposal to protect drivers from coercion, igniting concerns among shippers and...

Hours of Service Hearing Scheduled

June 13, 2013
The House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit will hold a hearing next week on pending changes in the hours of service rule. The hearing, which will be...

FMCSA Withdraws Driver Training Proposal, Will Start Over
FMCSA Withdraws Driver Training Proposal, Will Start Over

September 18, 2013
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is withdrawing its proposed rule for entry-level driver training and will start over with a new proposal....

FMCSA Ends Cross-Border Pilot, Grants Authority to Mexican Carriers
FMCSA Ends Cross-Border Pilot, Grants Authority to Mexican Carriers

October 14, 2014
A three-year pilot program testing the safety of cross-border trucking between the U.S. and Mexico is ending, and the Mexican truck lines that have been...

House Committee to Vote on Sleep Apnea Bill
House Committee to Vote on Sleep Apnea Bill

September 17, 2013
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee scheduled a Thursday vote on a bill that would compel the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration...

Congress Passes 10-Month Highway Bill
Congress Passes 10-Month Highway Bill

July 31, 2014
The Senate Thursday night approved a $10.8 billion House bill to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent through next May. This ensures that highway funding...