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Governors Push for Long-Term Highway Bill
Governors Push for Long-Term Highway Bill

September 3, 2015
The Coalition of Northeastern Governors is urging transportation leaders on Capitol Hill “to act quickly to ensure continuity and stability of the nation's...

Senate Approves House’s 3-Month Highway Bill
Senate Approves House’s 3-Month Highway Bill

July 30, 2015
The Senate passed its massive and contentious long-term highway bill and then approved the three-month extension of federal highway funding passed earlier...

Senate Moves Highway Bill Forward
Senate Moves Highway Bill Forward

July 22, 2015
The Senate voted on Wednesday to move forward a bipartisan highway bill that had been blocked by a procedural vote just a day before.

Senators’ Highway Deal: 6-Year Bill Funded for 3
Senators’ Highway Deal: 6-Year Bill Funded for 3

July 21, 2015
Two top Senators reached agreement today to put forward a bipartisan, multi-year highway bill that would fund projects for the next three years — leaving it...

NHTSA to Upgrade Truck Underride and Conspicuity Rules
NHTSA to Upgrade Truck Underride and Conspicuity Rules

July 20, 2015
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the rear-underride crash protection and visibility...

House Bill Would Up Fuel Tax By Over 10 Cents
House Bill Would Up Fuel Tax By Over 10 Cents

July 10, 2015
Aiming to address both the lack of funding for the Highway Trust Fund and the lack of trust in finding a long-term solution for that, Rep. Tim Rice (R-SC)...

DOT: Lack of Data Argues Against Truck Size/Weight Changes
DOT: Lack of Data Argues Against Truck Size/Weight Changes

June 8, 2015
The Department of Transportation has declared that “data limitations” uncovered by its research on the impact of increasing truck size and weight limits...

NHTSA Issues Truck Electronic-Stability Rule
NHTSA Issues Truck Electronic-Stability Rule

June 3, 2015
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued its long-awaited final rule to require electronic stability control (ESC) systems on Class 7-8...

White House Threatens to Veto Bill with Key Trucking Provisions
White House Threatens to Veto Bill with Key Trucking Provisions

June 2, 2015
Even before a major spending bill containing several provisions of importance to the trucking industry has made it out of the House, the White House has all...

President Obama Inks Highway Patch
President Obama Inks Highway Patch

June 1, 2015
The Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015 was signed into law on Friday by President Obama extending funding through July 31.