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Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

Senate Bill Calls for Removing Personal Information From International Moving Shipping Manifests

May 6, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the Senate that would require scrubbing such personal information as social security and passport numbers on shipping manifests for military and government personnel moving to the U.S. from overseas before the information is sold […]


Impact & Regulations

Flood threat not drying up across Deep South

May 5, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Thunderstorms have drenched many areas of the South this week, with the National Weather Service (NWS) posting one flash flood warning after another. Birmingham, Alabama, was one area hit hard Tuesday. At one point, the NWS issued a flash flood […]


Shipping

Caution urged as boxship charter bonanza rolls on

May 5, 2021

Via: Splash 247

There’s no let-up in the booming boxship charter scene with vessels breaking further records not just in prices paid, but also durations. Nevertheless, some analysts are beginning to question how much longer the red-hot conditions can last. The crunch of […]


Impact & Regulations

Tesla Told to Provide Documents Involving Musk Compensation

May 4, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A Delaware judge on May 3 ordered lawyers representing Tesla Inc. directors to turn over certain communications that CEO Elon Musk may have shared with the company’s top in-house attorneys before the board approved a compensation plan in 2018 that […]


Impact & Regulations

Nevada DOT Construction Project Involves Large-Truck Restrictions

May 3, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The Nevada Department of Transportation recently announced commercial truck restrictions on a Lake Tahoe-area highway as the agency undertakes a construction project. Truck restrictions and roadway shoulder closures were scheduled to begin on state Route 431, also known as Mount […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Policymakers Keep Autonomous Vehicles Bill on Senate’s Radar

April 28, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Two of the key drivers of autonomous vehicle policy in Congress again touted its potential safety and economic benefits during a hearing with stakeholders. Sens. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and John Thune (R-S.D.), authors of the most recent legislation pertaining to […]


Impact & Regulations

Truckers urge House to drop anti-trucking provisions in highway bill

April 28, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

If last year’s proposed highway bill is a template for the upcoming version, it will mean bad news for truckers, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association told the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in a letter this week. The trucking […]


Impact & Regulations

N.Y. Bill Orders All-Electric Truck Sales by 2045

April 27, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The state Senate on April 26 passed a bill that would essentially mandate that all new passenger cars sold in the state run on electric power by 2035. The measure, which had earlier passed in the Assembly, would also have […]


Shipping

U.S. Xpress Reports Revenue of $450M for Q1

April 26, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. Xpress Enterprises saw revenue and earnings growth during the first quarter of 2021, the company reported April 22. The Chattanooga, Tenn.-based truckload carrier posted net income attributable to controlling interest of $2.5 million, or 5 cents per diluted share, […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Biden Moves to Restore California’s Power to Fight Vehicle Pollution

April 26, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The Biden administration on April 26 took a key step toward restoring California’s power to limit greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles and overturn a Trump-era policy that pitted the federal government against a state seeking to eventually ban conventional gas-powered […]