Monday, March 27, 2017
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President Donald Trump to meet Thursday with trucking representatives

President Donald Trump to meet Thursday with trucking representatives

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is planning to meet with members of the trucking community Thursday.

Regulatory freeze pushes back effective date of training rule to May 22

Regulatory freeze pushes back effective date of training rule to May 22

WASHINGTON — On the day it was to finally become effective, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration posted a notice in the Federal Register that because of the Trump administration’s regulatory freeze, the effective date for the final rule on Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators has been pushed back to May 22.

ATA asks Health and Human Services to 'quickly' release guidelines on hair testing

ATA asks Health and Human Services to 'quickly' release guidelines on hair testing

American Trucking Associations has asked the federal Health and Human Services agency to quickly release guidelines for using hair samples in mandatory drug testing.

On-highway diesel prices slide 2nd week in row to $2.539

On-highway diesel prices slide 2nd week in row to $2.539

On-highway diesel prices continued their downward trek started last week, ringing in at $2.539 a gallon for the national average, 2.5 cents lower than the March 13 price of $2.564.

Judge nixes special prosecutor in Christie bridge complaint

Judge nixes special prosecutor in Christie bridge complaint

For the third time, a judge in New Jersey has ruled that a special prosecutor won't be appointed to oversee a criminal complaint against Republican Gov. Chris Christie over the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal, a decision that could signal the end of a nearly six-month legal odyssey.

DOT gets $2.5B budget cut but safety, infrastructure programs on go

DOT gets $2.5B budget cut but safety, infrastructure programs on go

WASHINGTON — All the reviews are in and the pundits have spoken. Bottom line is that despite a $2.5 billion cut in funding for the Transportation Department under President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget, safety programs and infrastructure projects will escape the chopping block.

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