The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a final rule that will revise testing and standards for commercial driver’s licenses and commercial learner’s permits.
New Jersey’s legislature is one of at least five state assemblies considering changes in employee and contractor classification.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued recommendations on Global Positioning Systems and will require entry-level CDL holders receive training on use.
Maryland bill HB 1515 would generate an additional $3.4 billion for state highway and transit projects in part with a new 2 percent motor fuel sales and equivalent use-tax rate on retail gas price.
New data and opposition to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed budget might impact his plan to institute a 5.5 percent sales tax on trucking and other services.
The battle over Tony the Tiger — the tiger at the Gross Tete, La., Tiger Truck Stop — is still raging, as a court case dealing with custody continued February.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is expected to sign a bill requiring legislative approval to toll Interstate 95. Meanwhile, Connecticut lawmakers are eyeing proposals that could include tolling I-95.
Washington House members are considering bills to requiring Port of Seattle to bar owner-operators and altering the state’s definition of independent contractors.
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