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House Bill Aims to Bend 14-Hour Clock for Truck Drivers
House Bill Aims to Bend 14-Hour Clock for Truck Drivers

March 30, 2018
A newly proposed bill would allow truck drivers a daily break of up to 3 consecutive hours that would not eat into the 14-hour on-duty allotment afforded...

Hope for Highways Inside the Beltway
Hope for Highways Inside the Beltway

November 7, 2016
Executive Editor David Cullen shares his thoughts on a new survey on what issues are most likely to make it through Congress next year, no matter who wins...

2018: Year of the Roads?
2018: Year of the Roads?

December 22, 2017
If 2017 was for trucking the year of the fearsome electronic log rule, then 2018 may well end up being the year of the awesome infrastructure bill...

The Not-So-New Capitol Hill Players…
The Not-So-New Capitol Hill Players…

January 13, 2017
How the Trump Presidency ultimately pans out, of course, remains to be seen. But a key influence on how well the 45th President might succeed as an agent of...

Problem Solvers Aim to Pave Way for Infrastructure Bill
Problem Solvers Aim to Pave Way for Infrastructure Bill

December 1, 2017
The little-known Problem Solvers Caucus may play a big role getting an infrastructure package through Congress, says David Cullen in his Passing Zone blog.

House Transpo Committee Boldly Goes Online
House Transpo Committee Boldly Goes Online

February 6, 2017
Despite its ultra-wonky clunkiness, “infrastructure” is a word that keeps right on trending hard inside the Beltway.

Good News on Trust Fund Is Not Necessarily Good News for Highway Bill
Good News on Trust Fund Is Not Necessarily Good News for Highway Bill

September 9, 2015
Transportation-policy consultant Ken Orski argues in his latest Innovation NewsBrief update that the urgency to pass a long-term highway bill has “largely...

Highway Bill and The Sausage Factory
Highway Bill and The Sausage Factory

August 2, 2015
It's not a family-friendly flick or a Wes Craven slasher coming to a theater near you...

Dozens of Congressmen Go to Bat for OOIDA ELD Exemption Request
Dozens of Congressmen Go to Bat for OOIDA ELD Exemption Request

February 2, 2018
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has garnered the support of over two dozen Congressmen in the form of a letter from them to the Federal...

Could House Bill Slow or Even Stop ELD Rule?
Could House Bill Slow or Even Stop ELD Rule?

July 18, 2017
The House Transportation Committee has attached a directive to this year’s Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill that...

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