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Trucking Industry Groups Support Bill to Allow Younger Drivers
Bill to Allow Younger Interstate Truck Drivers Reintroduced
NATSO, Associations Argue for Private Sector EV Investment

NATSO, Associations Argue for Private Sector EV Investment

The National Association of Truck Stop Owners, along with a group of like-minded associations, recently asked Congress to promote investment in America’s infrastructure and design policies that attract private sector investment in electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

June 3, 2020

Bipartisan Truck Parking Bill Introduced in House

Bipartisan Truck Parking Bill Introduced in House

The Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act, if passed into law, would dedicate hundreds of millions of dollars to projects that increase truck parking spaces so truck drivers can safely comply with hours-of-service regulations.

March 10, 2020

Sweeping Labor Bill Would Limit Independent Contractor Use Nationwide

Sweeping Labor Bill Would Limit Independent Contractor Use Nationwide

Business and trucking interests are criticizing a union-backed labor bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. Among other things, the bill would rewrite how independent contractors are defined along the same lines as the controversial new AB5 law in California, which would upend trucking’s longstanding use of owner-operators.

February 7, 2020

Trucking Group Challenges California Independent Contractor Law

Trucking Group Challenges California Independent Contractor Law

The California Trucking Association and two California-based owner-operators filed a lawsuit challenging the "ABC" employment test mandated by the state's new independent contractor law, which the group says threatens the livelihood of independent truck drivers and is pre-empted by federal law.

November 13, 2019

Hemp Hauling Truckers to Receive Lighter Sentence
When Is a Truck Driver an Employee or a Contractor?
Alabama to Allow Younger Truck Drivers

Alabama to Allow Younger Truck Drivers

The state legislature of Alabama has passed a bill that will allow the state to issue Class A commercial driver’s licenses to applicants as young as 18 years old to participate in intrastate commerce.

May 20, 2019

Coalition of Trade Groups Throw Support Behind Younger Truck Driver Bill
Bill to Lower Interstate Truck Driving Age Reintroduced
New California Law Holds Retailers Liable for Truck Driver Misclassification
Trump Signs Bills to Help Veterans Become Drivers, Curb Human Trafficking

Trump Signs Bills to Help Veterans Become Drivers, Curb Human Trafficking

President Donald Trump signed into law two bills that affect the trucking industry – the Jobs for Our Heroes Act, which helps veterans attain commercial drivers licenses, and the No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act, which bans drivers who are involved in human trafficking from driving professionally for life.

January 9, 2018

New Legislation Introduced to Fight Driver Abuses at Ports
House Bill Aims to Clarify Independent Contractor Status

House Bill Aims to Clarify Independent Contractor Status

A bill newly proposed in the House would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to change the classification of employers and employees. “Currently, it is difficult and overly complicated for businesses to use independent contractors, which limits companies’ growth and individuals’ work,” said Rep. Erik Paulsen, who introduced H.R. 3396.

August 2, 2017

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