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Women In Trucking Driver Advisory Committee Shares Concerns with NTSB Chairman Hersman

When NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman says, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help,” she means what she says. She proved it this past week as she spent nearly four days immersed in activities to help her better understand … Continue reading

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Seems Not Everybody Wants High-Speed Rail

The Republican lawmaker in line to head the House Transportation Committee says he wants to re-examine $10 billion in federal grants for high-speed train service, one of President Barack Obama’s own programs. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., the committee’s ranking GOP … Continue reading

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ATA Applauds New Strategies for Surface Transportation

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) applauds the leaders of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and its Highways and Transit Subcommittee for its draft of a comprehensive transportation and infrastructure plan for the future. “This proposal sends a strong … Continue reading

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Legislators Favor Truck-only Tolls On I-80

Members of a state legislative committee say that if Interstate 80 in Wyoming became a toll road, they would prefer charging trucks only — not passenger cars. A consultant last year suggested further study of two scenarios: tolls for all … Continue reading

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Jason’s Law…Time to make some calls everyone

It’s extremely important everyone realize we must make some calls. First to thank those who have stepped up…especially Rep. Tonko. Following will be a list of the representatives who are already co-sponsoring this bill. There will also be a link … Continue reading

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