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Biden Call for ‘Gas Tax Holiday’ Faces Uphill Battle

Biden Call for ‘Gas Tax Holiday’ Faces Uphill Battle

President Biden has called for a three-month federal fuel tax holiday to help alleviate the pain of record gasoline and diesel fuel prices. But it faces and uphill battle in Congress, and critics say it could even backfire.

June 22, 2022

Initiative to Develop 'Direct Vision' Ratings for Large-Vehicle Blindspots

Initiative to Develop 'Direct Vision' Ratings for Large-Vehicle Blindspots

Currently, few commercial trucks available in the U.S. provide direct vision, the organization said, “despite estimates that one-quarter of the more than 500 pedestrian and bicyclist deaths each year that involve large trucks traveling at low speeds could be prevented by direct-vision cabs.”

June 13, 2022

FMCSA Asks for Input to Clarify Freight Broker Definition
100 Years of Covering Trucking: The 1990s
Senators to Hutcheson: What's FMCSA Doing About Driver Shortage?

Senators to Hutcheson: What's FMCSA Doing About Driver Shortage?

The new younger-driver pilot program and other steps to address the truck driver shortage were a key topic during Robin Hutcheson’s confirmation hearing on her nomination to be administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

June 8, 2022

What Coercion Complaints Tell Us About the Truck Driver Shortage
Will Supreme Court Rule on California's Controversial AB5 Law?

Will Supreme Court Rule on California's Controversial AB5 Law?

California’s AB5 law, which would largely eliminate the traditional owner-operator model for trucking in the state, could go into effect as soon as sometime in June — if the Supreme Court takes the advice of the U.S. solicitor general.

May 27, 2022

Speed Limiter Proposal: More Time to Comment
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