November 11th, 2015
The U.S. Senate voted late yesterday in favor of a motion opposing a federal mandate that would force states to allow large trucks to pull double 33-foot trailers. This successful effort was spearheaded by U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. The motion passed by on...
November 6th, 2015
Here is a quick summary of the top trucking industry issues, Trucking Alliance policy positions in parentheses, and where the issues stand, either at the USDOT or in the three major bills before Congress.
Mandate ElectronicLogging Devices (Support)
Congress mandated ELDs in 2012 for implementation...
October 26th, 2015
The Truckload Carriers Association, representing about 700 U.S. trucking companies, has joined other transportation and workforce organizations in announcing it opposes a congressional proposal that would force states to accept tractors pulling double 33’ trailers on all U.S. highways, a tractor...