Posts Tagged ‘Government’

Congress questions HOS regulations

Posted on: September 10th, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

A letter, signed by 51 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, was written to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx expressing concerns about the Hours of [...]


Delayed transportation bill blocks HOS amendment

Posted on: August 2nd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

An amendment to the House transportation bill, supported by Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY), was introduced this week that would have helped the trucking industry. The [...]


Increase in trucking insurance questioned

Posted on: August 1st, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

On July 18, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Penn.) introduced the Safe and Fair Environment on Highways Achieved through Underwriting Levels Act (SAFE-HAUL) to raise the [...]


$1 million to train veterans for transportation jobs

Posted on: July 11th, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is looking out for veterans and military families. The agency announced July 3 that [...]


Has Washington exceeded its weight limit?

Posted on: June 25th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The events of the past few weeks in Washington, DC have made it increasingly clear that our federal government has grown so far out of [...]


IRS Scandal Illustrates Complexity’s Costs

Posted on: May 21st, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The recent Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal serves as a glaring reminder that complexity, whether by design or omission, costs all of us. It doesn’t [...]


Fuel Economy Regulations, Necessary or Nonsense?

Posted on: April 23rd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Back in the Eighties, when diesel was barely over $1/gallon, my drivers kept track of their fuel economy in a bound ledger book, at every [...]


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