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Truck Manufacturers, Dealers Hold Rally to Urge Federal Excise Tax Repeal
Trucking Groups Take Their Priorities to House Transportation Committee
Bipartisan Federal Excise Tax Repeal Bill Introduced

Bipartisan Federal Excise Tax Repeal Bill Introduced

Representatives Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) and Collin Peterson (D-MN) have introduced a bill, H.R. 2381, that aims to repeal the federal excise tax and was applauded by several truck dealer associations that have been actively pushing for its removal.

May 1, 2019

Bipartisan Effort on Capitol Hill Aims to Extend Alt-Fuel Tax Credits
Bill to Lower Interstate Truck Driving Age Reintroduced
Trump Pitches Infrastructure in State of Union, But No New Details
Senate Bill Would Allow Younger Interstate Truck Drivers

Senate Bill Would Allow Younger Interstate Truck Drivers

Three Republican Senators introduced a companion bill to the DRIVE-Safe Act that was proposed in the House of Representatives earlier this year that would lower the age requirement for new interstate truck drivers to 18 under certain conditions.

August 16, 2018

Trucking Alliance Blasts Senate Bill to Rewrite HOS for Livestock Haulers
DOT Lists Highway Projects to Receive $1.5 Billion in Grants

DOT Lists Highway Projects to Receive $1.5 Billion in Grants

The Department of Transportation has notified transportation-related committees of Congress which projects it has selected to receive approximately $1.5 billion in grant funding under the Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects program.

June 6, 2018

Autonomous Vehicle Bill Stalled in Senate

Autonomous Vehicle Bill Stalled in Senate

The AV START Act, which would allow automakers to sell more than 80,000 autonomous cars each per year, is facing an uncertain future on Capitol Hill, as at least five senators have expressed serious concerns about it, reports the Detroit News.

April 24, 2018

ATA Urges Action from Congress on Infrastructure Plan
Trump Infrastructure Funding Plan Faces Uphill Climb

Trump Infrastructure Funding Plan Faces Uphill Climb

Getting President Trump’s infrastructure plan through Congress may make the actual fixing of America’s crumbling highways (and the rest of its subpar infrastructure) a mere walk in the park, says HDT Executive Editor David Cullen in this news analysis.

February 12, 2018

Trump's Call for More Infrastructure Spending Scant on Funding Details
Transportation Group Opposes De-Funding Diesel Emissions Reduction Act

Transportation Group Opposes De-Funding Diesel Emissions Reduction Act

A large group representing manufacturers, transportation associations, and clean air and health advocates sent a letter to the House of Representatives opposing a proposed amendment to the House Interior-EPA appropriations bill that would remove all funding for the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act.

September 6, 2017

Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Aims to Fund Projects Through Loans
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