Highway bill includes truck parking elements, court orders release of truck stop tiger, owner-operator finalists named, medical certificate changes start Jan. 30, driver shortage to worsen says FTR and more industry news items are featured.
Bill links funding from energy production with highway infrastructure.
Bill now goes to House and Senate conference, where changes could be made before being sent to President Obama for his signature.
Bill includes 1-year program granting heavier trucks greater use of Interstate highways in Maine and Vermont.
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