TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

Jill Dunn | May 02, 2012

Congress will begin reconciling reauthorization bills that contain significantly increased funding for a somewhat controversial loan program.

OOIDA on bond increase: Large brokers not the problem

| April 27, 2012

I spoke to Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Executive Vice President Todd Spencer about the broker minimum bond increase issue earlier this week. The conversation followed posts to the blog looking at opposition to the measure ...

ATA, OOIDA square off over EOBR mandate

| April 26, 2012

Bill Graves asked members on the surface transportation bill committee to require motor carriers to use EOBRs.

Brokers: Highway bill unlikely prior to election; more on the bond issue

| April 20, 2012

        With news of President Barack Obama's threat to veto any highway reauthorization or extension bill that comes to his desk with authorization of the Keystone XL Pipeline included, as it is in the House version ...

Feds looking to clarify tanker definition, endorsements

Jill Dunn | April 17, 2012

FMCSA says its beginning rulemaking on what constitutes a tank vehicle.

Questions arise over cross-border carrier’s paperwork

Jill Dunn | April 16, 2012

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has responded to questions about Baja Express' application for authority.

The debate over fighting broker fraud

| April 12, 2012

The high-profile case of fraudulent broker Kulwant Singh Gill, who last week was sentenced to 11 years in prison and ordered to pay restitution to his carrier victims, has owner-operators and industry watchers debating just ...

Private-public transportation bill advances in Pennsylvania

Jill Dunn | April 09, 2012

If passed, a Pennsylvania bill could set up the potential for road and bridge projects to be funded and built by private entities.

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