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Connecticut truckers welcome owner-operator law

| July 17, 2013

A new Connecticut law dealing with independent contractor status is being embraced by owner-operator advocates.

Severe congestion, delays expected on NJ’s Route 22

| June 12, 2013

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission will start a major rehabilitation project on the Easton-Phillipsburg Toll Bridge, which carries U.S. Route 22 across the Delaware River between Easton, Pa. and Phillipsburg, N.J., on Monday, ...

Maryland fuel taxes set to spike in July

| May 24, 2013

July 1, Maryland's sales tax rate on fuel purchases will start a several year increase, starting with a 1 percent rate July 1 and eventually moving to 5 percent in 2016.

N.Y., N.J. legislative efforts threaten independent contractor status

| May 13, 2013

Idaho ups truck weight limit to 129,000 pounds

| April 08, 2013

In deciding to permanently adopt a recent pilot program, Idaho is implementing July 1 a law that will allow trucks weighing up to 129,000 pounds on some roads.

Maryland House bill proposes fuels-tax changes

| March 11, 2013

Maryland bill HB 1515 would generate an additional $3.4 billion for state highway and transit projects in part with a new 2 percent motor fuel sales and equivalent use-tax rate on retail gas price.

Illinois OKs temp licenses for illegal immigrants

| January 11, 2013

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn soon is expected to sign legislation that will allow residents to apply for driver’s licenses, regardless of immigration status.

Oregon testing rock salt to bolster de-icing on treacherous roads

| January 10, 2013

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