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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...

After the Hours-of-Service Ruling: Research on 34-Hour Restart, Action on Capitol Hill
After the Hours-of-Service Ruling: Research on 34-Hour Restart, Action on Capitol Hill

August 20, 2013
Even as a federal court was recently upholding most of the hours of service rules, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has been working on a...

House Prepares Short-Term Appropriations Bill Without 34-Hour Restart Provision
House Prepares Short-Term Appropriations Bill Without 34-Hour Restart Provision

September 11, 2014
The House is working on a temporary appropriations measure that does not include a suspension of the 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule.

House Amendment Would Stop FMCSA Insurance Rulemaking
House Amendment Would Stop FMCSA Insurance Rulemaking

June 10, 2014
UPDATED -- The U.S. House approved an amendment that would stop the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration from changing insurance minimums. The...

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...

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...

Senate Halts Debate on HOS Restart Provision
Senate Halts Debate on HOS Restart Provision

June 19, 2014
Partisan differences halted Senate debate on an appropriations bill that includes a suspension of the 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service...

Q&A: Rep. Earl Blumenauer on His Bill to Raise the Fuel Tax
Q&A: Rep. Earl Blumenauer on His Bill to Raise the Fuel Tax

January 9, 2014
Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., introduced a bill that would raise federal fuel taxes and index them to the cost of living to pay for more investment in roads...

Bill Challenges FMCSA to Write Sleep Disorder Rule
Bill Challenges FMCSA to Write Sleep Disorder Rule

September 12, 2013
Two congressmen have introduced bipartisan legislation that would require the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to write a regulation covering...

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...

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