All good, right?
Not so much, writes Overdrive senior editor Kevin Jones on OD sister site CCJ, who says the problem is that the report does nothing to address fixing the shortfalls in funding U.S. highways that are paramount to the actual transportation of the freight.
The panel in a Tuesday conference did much in the way of bi-partisan back slapping, Jones says, and it did unanimously decide the federal government should spend more on highway funding — It just neglected to mention any specifics as to where the funding should come from.
One member of the panel, Rep. John J. Duncan (R-Tenn.) said the source of additional highway funding is “a sticking point.”
Click here to see Jones’ full write-up, but as far as trucking is concerned, the panel made these recommendations in its report:
"Until a formal regulation is established with clear guidelines and borders ...