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Broker organization sues over hike in bond requirement

| July 19, 2013

AIPBA alleges FMCSA violation of the Administrative Procedure Act, given the agency did not conduct rulemaking to raise the minimum required broker bond from $10K to $75K, slated to go into effect October 1.

Highway subcommittee chair talks highway usage tax, infrastructure

| February 28, 2013

Rep. Thomas Petri said a vehicle miles traveled tax — a highway usage fee, essentially — may be a source of revenue for highway funding in the future.

Modest proposal: $65/hour, fair detention rate to protect small biz

| November 27, 2012

A reader sees a need for mandatory detention pay to protect the small business trucking life from the continuing encroachment of big-business competition and government regulation in the form of tightening hours and EOBRs.

A familiar Montana state senate candidate — broker Dan Metully

| November 03, 2012

Metully, of TFI Logistics and TransportWatch.com, holds pride as a Montanan, with the state at the fore of challenges to the explosion of corporate campaign spending. Also: how the broker bond minimum increase will impact ...

Readers react on broker regulation, rates, GPS, truck loans

| October 24, 2012

Rounding up reactions to recent coverage of a variety of issues at OverdriveOnline.com, in the magazine and on the Overdrive Facebook page.

Ken Lund: 75K broker bond no ‘large broker’ move

| October 02, 2012

A Transportation Intermediaries Association board member objects to characterizations of the the organization as serving the interests only of large brokerages.

EOBR mandate, CSA rating proposals coming early 2013

| August 27, 2012

FMCSA looks to have electronic log rule in place by October 2013.

Small brokers reload on $75K bond

| August 23, 2012

Small brokers group AIPBA planning court challenge to the new $75K broker/freight forwarder surety bond requirement.

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