Posts Tagged ‘Government’

Government carries license to (over)kill

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

Regulatory Targeting of Trucking Industry Goes Deeper than Safety or Fear It’s no secret to anybody involved with trucking that the industry seems to be [...]


Congressman offers bill to reset HOS rules

Posted on: December 20th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

HOS rollback? Representative Richard Hanna (R-NY) recently met with members of the trucking industry to discuss the negative impacts of the new HOS rules implemented [...]


VMT tax back on the table

Posted on: December 13th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Last week’s highway funding proposal by Representative Earl Blumenauer of Oregon gained considerable attention for addressing a long needed increase in fuel taxes. However, the [...]


New Tax Proposed for Highway Funding

Posted on: December 6th, 2013 by Tom Kelley 1 Comment

Right Topic, Wrong Idea Earlier this week, Oregon’s Representative Earl Blumenauer reintroduced legislation regarding funding for federal highway programs. The bill requires the government to [...]


Big Government’s HOS as bad as its Healthcare

Posted on: November 26th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Now that we’re a bit farther into the new HOS rules than we are with the healthcare takeover, it’s becoming readily apparent to anybody with [...]


HOS flawed…who knew?

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

ATA calls for action on HOS rules Earlier this week the American Trucking Associations (ATA) once again called on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [...]


9 State AGs take EEOC to task – will things change?

Posted on: October 30th, 2013 by derek No Comments

State attorneys general from West Virginia, Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, South Carolina, and Utah have sent a co-signed letter to the Equal Employment [...]


ACA health care? More like health scare

Posted on: October 22nd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Dreamed up by activists and lobbyists and passed into law by unprecedented legislative malpractice, the so-called Affordable Care Act (ACA) is now showing its true [...]


Road Rules | Detour Ahead

Posted on: October 18th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Decaying Highway Network Increases Transportation Costs If we can’t rely on the government agencies that collect our road use taxes to perform the most basic [...]


Apnea Gets Formal

Posted on: October 11th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

House & Senate Pass Apnea Regulation Bill Unanimously Although the FMCSA has already stated its intent to use the formal rulemaking process to address the [...]


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