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.
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 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.
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.
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.