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Electronic Logs Mandate: Outrage & Applause
Electronic  Logs Mandate: Outrage & Applause

August 26, 2014
The electronic logging device mandate has sparked a variety of responses with some questioning and others embracing the change.

Get Ready to Say Goodbye to Paper Logs
Get Ready to Say Goodbye to Paper Logs

April 18, 2014
After 28 years of proposals, studies, drafts, revisions, legal battles and technological innovations – not to mention an Act of Congress – federal...

The Effects of the New Hours of Service
The Effects of the New Hours of Service

August 29, 2013
Early experience with the hours-of-service changes bear out expectations that 24-7 truckload carriers will come under pressure to add personnel, change...

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...

View From The Hill

October 1, 2007
Infrastructure, emissions incentives, hours of service, NAFTA and Mexico are the hot issues for 2008.

FMCSA Turns Teacher With New Webinar Series

May 1, 2007
Everybody knows that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration writes and enforces all the safety rules. It's the top cop when it comes to such regs....

Bridging The Funding Gap
Bridging The Funding Gap

February 11, 2013
The highway law that took so much effort over the past five years is just six months old, but now it's time to start again. As the U.S. Department of...

Washington Report: DOT Keeps Mexico Program Alive Despite Congress' Intent To Cut Off Funds

February 1, 2008
The Department of Transportation is going ahead with U.S.-Mexico cross-border trucking even though President Bush signed legislation intended to kill the...

Searching For Middle Ground In Highway Debate

May 1, 2008
Oliver Patton's monthly update from Washington includes a report on the federal highway program, the Highway Trust Fund, and congestion pricing in New York...

Veterans in the Driver's Seat
Veterans in the Driver's Seat

May 13, 2013
In the past two years, 34 states have adopted laws that allow motor vehicle departments to waive the CDL skills test for qualified military veterans, the...

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