Monday, March 27, 2017
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DeFazio presents bill to raise gas, diesel tax by a penny; could raise $17B a year for roads

DeFazio presents bill to raise gas, diesel tax by a penny; could raise $17B a year for roads

WASHINGTON – Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., has introduced a bill to increase the gas and diesel fuel tax by a penny.

FMCSA declares Georgia truck driver to be an imminent hazard to public safety

FMCSA declares Georgia truck driver to be an imminent hazard to public safety

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared Georgia-licensed truck driver Christopher M. Speyrer to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce. Speyrer was served the federal order on March 10.

ATA officials, America's Road Team to meet with Trump on health care Thursday

ATA officials, America's Road Team to meet with Trump on health care Thursday

WASHINGTON – Leaders of the American Trucking Associations and members of ATA’s elite team of professional drivers, America’s Road Team, will meet with President Donald Trump at the White House Thursday afternoon to discuss the trucking industry and health care.

Fired truck driver may be key to Trump Supreme Court nomination

Fired truck driver may be key to Trump Supreme Court nomination

WASHINGTON — Truck driver Alphonse Maddin may play a key role in the Senate’s decision to confirm or deny President Trump’s nominee, Neil Gorsuch, to a seat on the Supreme Court of the United States.

After reviewing public comments FMCSA withdraws Safety Fitness Proposed Rulemaking

After reviewing public comments FMCSA withdraws Safety Fitness Proposed Rulemaking

WASHINGTON — After reviewing public comments, including a letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao from 62 national and regional organizations of motor carriers asking for withdrawal of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Carrier Safety Fitness Determination, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has done just that.

J.B. Hunt donates $2.75M for supply-chain management center at University of Arkansas

J.B. Hunt donates $2.75M for supply-chain management center at University of Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has made a $2.75 million investment in the University of Arkansas here to create a supply-chain management center.

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