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Obama, Camp Offer Highway Funding Solutions
Obama, Camp Offer Highway Funding Solutions

February 26, 2014
President Obama and Rep. Dave Camp both suggested one-time infusions to the Highway Trust Fund that is expected to run out of money by September.

Safety Advisors Post Wish List for Highway Bill
Safety Advisors Post Wish List for Highway Bill

February 11, 2014
An advisory panel is encouraging federal regulators to push for several dozen safety reforms in the upcoming highway bill, ranging from changing how drivers...

With Funding Clock Ticking, Congress Turns to Highway Bill
With Funding Clock Ticking, Congress Turns to Highway Bill

January 27, 2014
Congress is getting to work on the next highway bill. At its opening hearing on reauthorization on Jan. 14, the House Transportation and Infrastructure...

Administration Urges Quick Action on Highway Funding
Administration Urges Quick Action on Highway Funding

January 27, 2014
The Obama administration continues to send urgent signals that the Highway Trust Fund is in trouble. In remarks Monday to the American Trucking Associations...

New FMCSA Rule Targets Willful Violators
New FMCSA Rule Targets Willful Violators

January 21, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s newest enforcement tool is a shutdown order for carriers that flagrantly disregard the safety rules. Under...

DOT Will Post Trust Fund Balance to Illustrate Infrastructure Deficit
DOT Will Post Trust Fund Balance to Illustrate Infrastructure Deficit

January 15, 2014
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx outlined the familiar issues surrounding the nation’s “infrastructure deficit” and added a new wrinkle: DOT will post...

Ferro Responds to Critics of Zero Truck Fatality Goal During TRB
Ferro Responds to Critics of Zero Truck Fatality Goal During TRB

January 15, 2014
Is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s goal of zero truck-related fatalities an ideology or an appropriate aspiration?

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...

Drivers Must Hold Copy of Medical Certification for Another Year
Drivers Must Hold Copy of Medical Certification for Another Year

January 9, 2014
UPDATED -- Drivers are going to have to keep a copy of their medical certificate on hand for another year, says the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

A Challenging Year Ahead on Capitol Hill
A Challenging Year Ahead on Capitol Hill

January 6, 2014
Trucking’s overriding challenge on Capitol Hill this year is passage of a new highway program. The current program expires at the end of October. It...

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