Friday, April 28, 2017
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Alabama gas tax hike defunct for current session

Alabama gas tax hike defunct for current session

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama House Speaker Mac McCutcheon said Thursday that a proposed gas tax increase is defunct for the session after the legislation encountered heavy opposition in early debate.

ELD, speed limiter opponents draw ire of Trucking Alliance

ELD, speed limiter opponents draw ire of Trucking Alliance

WASHINGTON — The controversy over electronic logging devices and speed limiters has been keeping courier services busy as proponents and opponents flood the U.S. Department of Transportation and Capitol Hill with arguments in support of their respective stances.

OOIDA petitions Supreme Court to review case against ELDs

OOIDA petitions Supreme Court to review case against ELDs

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — Land Line, the magazine of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association reports that OOIDA has filed a petition asking the Unites States Supreme Court to review the association’s case on the electronic logging mandate.

Legislation introduced to repeal Rhode Island truck toll law

Legislation introduced to repeal Rhode Island truck toll law

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan, a Republican, Wednesday submitted legislation to repeal the RhodeWorks toll law.

Kentucky-licensed truck driver ordered OOS by FMCSA for dangerous driving, drug use

Kentucky-licensed truck driver ordered OOS by FMCSA for dangerous driving, drug use

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared Kentucky-licensed truck driver Dalton McCoy Lampley to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.

Diesel and oil continue ‘up-and-down’ game as Syria air strikes send prices up

Diesel and oil continue ‘up-and-down’ game as Syria air strikes send prices up

When you’re playing golf and your tee shot comes just a wee bit short of the putting surface but you manage to get it (up) onto the surface and then (down) into the hole on the next shot, you’ve still made par and accomplished what’s known as an “up-and-down.”

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