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House Rejects Senate Highway Trust Fund Patch as Deadline Looms
House Rejects Senate Highway Trust Fund Patch as Deadline Looms

July 31, 2014
Congress is inching ever closer to the edge of insolvency for the Highway Trust Fund. On Thursday afternoon the House rejected the Senate’s bill to patch...

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...

FMCSA Now Taking Comments on Clearinghouse Proposal
FMCSA Now Taking Comments on Clearinghouse Proposal

February 20, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration aims to plug some holes in the regulatory net with its proposed clearinghouse for drug and alcohol test...

Enforcement Community Spells Out What it Wants in Highway Bill
Enforcement Community Spells Out What it Wants in Highway Bill

January 29, 2014
Police and roadside inspectors are calling for changes in how the Department of Transportation administers the truck safety program. At a hearing Tuesday...

NIOSH Study Points to Significant Health Risks for Long-Haul Drivers
NIOSH Study Points to Significant Health Risks for Long-Haul Drivers

January 14, 2014
Long-haul drivers are plagued by significant health risks, according to a new study by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. Almost 70%...

Dave Osiecki to Lead ATA’s Legislative Affairs Office
Dave Osiecki to Lead ATA’s Legislative Affairs Office

January 10, 2014
UPDATED -- Dave Osiecki, senior vice president of policy and regulatory affairs at American Trucking Associations, will take charge of the association’s...

Mary Phillips Steps Down from ATA Legislative Post
Mary Phillips Steps Down from ATA Legislative Post

January 7, 2014
Mary Phillips, senior vice president for legislative affairs at American Trucking Associations for the past three years, is stepping down from her post. The...

Brokers, Freight Forwarders Seek Relief from Bond

December 26, 2013
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is looking for comments on requests to exempt brokers and some freight forwarders from the new $75,000 bond...

Supreme Court Schedules January Vote on Mexico Petition
Supreme Court Schedules January Vote on Mexico Petition

December 23, 2013
The Supreme Court will decide January 10 whether or not to hear a petition to overturn the Obama administration’s pilot program for long-distance trucking...

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.

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