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ATA Safety Agenda Aired at Senate Hearing
ATA Safety Agenda Aired at Senate Hearing

January 29, 2015
Next steps for truck safety should be completion of the speed limiter mandate, more focus on traffic enforcement and improvements in the CSA safety...

U.S. Senate Begins Work on Highway Bill
U.S. Senate Begins Work on Highway Bill

January 28, 2015
The U.S. Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee has launched its effort to draft a new highway bill with vows to work out political differences in...

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.

Restart Change Now in Effect
Restart Change Now in Effect

December 17, 2014
The pre-2013 34-hour restart rule is now in effect. On Tuesday President Obama signed the 2015 appropriations bill, which contains a provision suspending...

Petri Cleared in Ethics Review
Petri Cleared in Ethics Review

December 16, 2014
Rep. Tom Petri did not violate House rules and the review of his conduct will be dropped, the House Ethics Committee said in a decision that comes just as...

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...

House Pair Invoke Reagan to Promote Fuel Tax Hike
House Pair Invoke Reagan to Promote Fuel Tax Hike

December 3, 2014
A bipartisan pair of House Representatives invoked the spirit of conservative champion Ronald Reagan to push for a fuel tax increase to revive the Highway...

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