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Obama Repeats Call for Tax Reform to Pay for Highway Bill
Obama Repeats Call for Tax Reform to Pay for Highway Bill

January 21, 2015
President Obama used his State of the Union address to repeat his call to reform corporate taxes and spend some of the proceeds on a long-term highway bill.

ATA Prevails in Restart Fight
ATA Prevails in Restart Fight

December 14, 2014
American Trucking Associations won its fight against the 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule. On Saturday night the Senate passed and...

Reaction to Restart Suspension Includes Enforcement Concerns
Reaction to Restart Suspension Includes Enforcement Concerns

December 10, 2014
As Congress moves toward suspension of the 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule, some trucking groups applaud the move while police worry...

34-Hour Restart Likely to Be Suspended, Studied
34-Hour Restart Likely to Be Suspended, Studied

December 10, 2014
Trucking interests are close to victory in their fight to suspend the current 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule. The appropriations...

Fight Over 34-Hour Restart Heats Up as Deadline Nears
Fight Over 34-Hour Restart Heats Up as Deadline Nears

December 8, 2014
With Congress up against a December 11 deadline to pass an appropriations bill, trucking interests and safety groups are battling over an amendment that...

Obama Immigration Action Could Increase Pool of Truck Drivers
Obama Immigration Action Could Increase Pool of Truck Drivers

December 2, 2014
President Obama’s move to let some undocumented immigrants stay in the country clears the way for them to become professional truck drivers, but that path...

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...

Carrier, Shipper Interests Push Federal Freight Policy
Carrier, Shipper Interests Push Federal Freight Policy

September 9, 2014
Freight interests are staking ground for the next highway program, asserting the need for sustainable funding, systematic planning and improved efficiency....

Industry Pushes to Hide CSA Data from Public, FMCSA Responds
Industry Pushes to Hide CSA Data from Public, FMCSA Responds

August 26, 2014
UPDATED -- A coalition of industry groups is putting pressure on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to remove CSA safety scores from public...

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...

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