Highway Trust Fund

Throwing tomatoes at fuel-tax-hike bill

| December 07, 2013

Any fuel-tax hike must come with "iron clad' provisions on misuse of funds for purposes other than highways, readers note -- meantime, the recent tax-hike bill's chances of passing?....

Where’s the ‘public outcry’ for better roads and bridges?

| November 26, 2013

One primary problem with road and bridge improvements and expansions is that the Highway Trust Fund is going broke.

Energy, infrastructure hot issues at fleet conference

| August 28, 2013

At the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference attendant to GATS, the bedrock trucking issues of energy and infrastructure funding were front and center.

Vehicle miles tax needs to be studied before implemented, GAO says

| January 11, 2013

The Government Accountability Office recommended creating a pilot program to research mileage fees targeted at creating new revenue for the Highway Trust Fund, echoing recently introduced House legislation.

Congress eyes replacing excise tax with diesel tax

Jill Dunn | April 04, 2012

The 12 percent tax on new truck purchases could be replaced with a diesel tax increase of 6.4 cents per gallon.

House GOP seeks to pass transportation bill by Dec. 31

| November 18, 2011

Bill links funding from energy production with highway infrastructure.

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Overdrive Staff | September 01, 2011

New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.

Federal fuel taxes to expire

| August 08, 2011

Federal taxes on diesel fuel, truck tires, heavy equipment and heavy-vehicle road use are set to expire Sept. 30 unless Congress acts.

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