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Green Fleet Systems Under Investigation

The National Labor Relations Board is investigating potential labor violations at the Green Fleet Systems based in Los Angeles. According to sources, the NLRB's Region 21 issued the complaint to GFS that considers over 50...
Highway Trust Fund 2015

Highway Trust Fund At The Forefront Again – Gas Taxes To Raise?

Should We Expect Something Different? The highway trust fund is making its round again as we all look for another way to fund the nation's highways. Highway funding is set to run out on May...
Tandem Trucking

Tandem Trailers Pass Senate To Extend Trailers To 33 Feet

Tandem Trailers Clear First Hurdle In Bill A trucking industry-backed bid to allow longer tandem trucks on the nation's highways has been approved by a Senate committee over opposition from safety advocates and most Democrats...

Fuel Tax Hike For Highway Funding Getting Attention

A plan to keep federal highway funding solvent through December no longer includes a hike in the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax hike, but has been amended to increase the fuel tax. The Senate Finance Committee...
Omnibus Bill Trucking Industry

Omnibus Bill Still Left Out Important Rulemaking; Here’s What You Missed

FMCSA's Grip On The Trucking Industry Still Remains The suspended 2013 34 hour restart rule was a big victory for the trucking industry, which Congress passed in the Omnibus Bill a few weeks ago. While...
Transportation Spending Bill 2015

Does The New $55B Transportation Spending Bill Put Safety On The Back Burner?

A multimillion lobbying push by FedEx Corp. and other freight carriers may be about to open U.S. highways to a new generation of bigger truck trailers even as watchdogs warn the price will be...

National Fraternal Order Of Police Endorse Restart Amendment

The National Fraternal Order of Police Thursday came out in support of the amendment to the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) appropriations bill that would suspend two key provisions of...

License Plate Readers For All Drivers?

New Bill Would Change A Lot Automated license plate readers would be able to track the movements of drivers. This advanced technology is already used by police and private companies. These high-tech cameras are able...

Canadian Trucking Alliance Objecting USDA Increased Fees

The Canadian Trucking Alliance is raising objections to a U.S. proposal to increase some fees for trucks crossing into the states. The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to raise fees related to the Animal...

3 States To Try Charging Drivers By Mileage

New Bill Will Cost State $1M Anually The Senate Appropriations Committee met in California on Monday, May 12, to discuss and consider a bill that would set up a voluntary program to test a new way to...