Archive for the ‘Road Rules’ Category

Six Year Highway Bill Fails to Reform Waste

Posted on: May 16th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

When the Senate Committee on Environmental and Public Works (EPW) recently released its proposal for a six year reauthorization of the current highway and surface [...]


Highway Funding Faces a Fight

Posted on: May 9th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Even though the need for additional funding is clear, there is little to no consensus among lawmakers regarding how they’ll meet the funding needs in [...]


GROW what? Proposed bill misnamed

Posted on: May 2nd, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Now that the Obama administration has sent its transportation funding bill to Congress so we can see what’s in it, it’s clear that the GROW [...]


Lies & Government Statistics

Posted on: April 25th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

ATRI finds numerous holes in fed’s HOS study results The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) recently released its independent evaluation of the FMCSA field study [...]


Future for Highway Funding

Posted on: April 18th, 2014 by Tom Kelley 1 Comment

Some Senators Reach Bipartisan Agreement On Next Highway Bill With just a few months left before the expiration of the current highway funding bill, there [...]


OOIDA requests deadline extension

Posted on: April 11th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) recently requested that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extend the impending registration deadline for Certified Medical Examiners [...]


Black Box Acceptance Growing

Posted on: April 4th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Majority of carriers have tested ELD’s; many have implemented After a few major overhauls in the FMCSA’s plans, acceptance of electronic logbook technology is growing [...]


HOS propane waiver extended

Posted on: March 28th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

In a move displaying little confidence that winter’s grip on the US will fade anytime soon, the FMCSA’s temporary HOS waivers have been extended for [...]


Wyoming Considering 80 MPH

Posted on: March 21st, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

I can’t drive 75 Given the vast stretches of rural roads and highways in Wyoming, the state’s DOT is actively considering increasing the speed limit [...]


Are Black Boxes Coming?

Posted on: March 14th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Feds propose latest ELD rules Almost as long in coming as the HOS rules, and hopefully far better organized, new rules regarding Electronic Logging Devices [...]


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