The bill was in response to a toll increase proposed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
The complaint claims the higher tolls violate a federal law that requires interstate tolls be set at “just and reasonable” rates.
New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey could sharply increase tolls on bridges and tunnels starting in September.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey expanded eligibility of drayage trucks that can be replaced to include trucks with engines 2003 or older.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has been asked to determine if federal law preempts Port of New York/New Jersey rule.
The cross-border trucking program with Mexico, a driver screening Web site, the Illiana Expressway, IdleAire and truck-only toll lanes in Florida are among the issues featured.
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