fuel tax

Fuel tax hike proposed in Senate to shore up highway funding

A proposal in the Senate is pursing the oft-cited and trucking-backed solution for shoring up the Highway Trust Fund: an increase in the tax on diesel and gasoline at the pump.

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Support rallying for increase in fuel taxes to fund roads

More voices in support of raising fuel taxes as a means to fund the nation's attention-starved highways came this week at a Senate committee held to discuss creation of the next highway reauthorization bill.

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State legislatures consider fuel tax increase as highway funding option

New Hampshire, Maryland and Massachusetts are all eying potential increases in tax on fuel as a means to increase revenue and support transportation projects in the states.

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Dear American people: ‘You are about to be tracked 24/7’

Would you install an in-vehicle tracking device for an insurance discount? Most consumers wouldn't, which makes all the talk of a vehicle-miles-traveled highway tax all the more mystifying.

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Fuel-tax dustup in MI (Can you spell I – F – T – A?)

Is it time to say goodbye to Michigan's retail diesel tax? If that means the governor getting his way, you might want to pray it stays.

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Dollars & Sense

There is more than one way to be a business owner in trucking.

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They tax truckers to death and then tax us more

Talking today about ad valorem tax and thanking truckers

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Roadside Attractions

Interesting and odd parts of trucking, truck gauges, truck gallery and many more industry news items are featured.

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Breaking Free: Owner-operator history upon Overdrive’s 50th anniversary

From fighting for enhanced freedom to haul in its early days to stressing smart business practices later, Overdrive has championed the owner-operator’s concerns.

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LogBook

Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

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