1. FAST Act highway bill signed, FMCSA takes down CSA scores

    By Todd Dillis, CCJ News, December 04, 2015 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration responded quickly upon the enactment of the FAST Act of 2015, the five-year highway bill passed in both houses of Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama Friday afternoon, Dec. 4. As required b…Read More

  2. House Passes FAST Act Highway Bill

    By David Cullen, Truckinginfo.com, December 03, 2015 The House of Representatives on Dec. 3 approved by a wide bipartisan margin the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, the compromise highway bill legislation that emerged Dec. 1 from the House-Senate Conference Committee that was t…Read More

  3. Congress gives itself a couple of extra weeks on highway bill

    By Kevin Jones, American Trucker, November 23, 2015 The Senate made it official Thursday: The various special interest groups with a stake in the next highway bill have two more weeks to bombard Congress with their pleas for this, that and the other. Assuming a Friday okay from President Obama, Hous…Read More

  4. E-log rule clears White House, set for publication

    By James Jaillet, CCJ News, November 17, 2015 A federal rule to require truck operators to use electronic logging devices to keep records of duty status has cleared the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, clearing the way for the rule to be published in the Federal Register. This is the…Read More

  5. CSA Scores: Crashing Against Common Sense

    By David Cullen, HDT Truckinginfo, November 10, 2015 No one who owns a car would expect their insurance rate to go up because of damage inflicted by a deer jumping in front of it or by someone slamming into it when running a light or by someone causing a few other types of accidents that can only be…Read More

  6. House kills proposition to up truck weight limit to 91,000 pounds

    By James Jaillet, Overdriveonline.com, November 4, 2015 A proposed Congressional measure to allow states to increase truck weight limits to 91,000 pounds failed when brought to the House floor late Tuesday. The reform was offered as an amendment to the long-term highway bill under consideration this…Read More

  7. House Committee Approves Long-Term Highway Bill

    By David Cullen, HDT Truckinginfo.com, October 22, 2015 The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Thursday afternoon approved by a unanimous voice vote its version of a long-term highway bill, the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform (STRR) Act of 2015 (H.R. 3763). The commi…Read More