Tag: heavy trucks

Impact & Regulations

DOT to unveil zero-fatality road safety strategy

January 27, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff plan to announce Thursday an ambitious program to tackle what the Biden administration considers to be a national crisis: deaths and serious injuries involving cars and heavy trucks. The U.S. Department […]

Impact & Regulations, Shipping, Vehicles

Industry Rejects Tax Proposal Targeting Trucks

May 19, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A Senate proposal to impose a vehicle-miles-traveled fee exclusively on commercial vehicles drew a strong rebuke from the leaders in the trucking industry. During a May 18 Finance Committee hearing to explore funding solutions for the country’s infrastructure system, Sen. […]

Impact & Regulations

White House reviews truck efficiency standards

July 11, 2016

Via: The Hill

The White House has started to review a regulation setting new efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards for heavy trucks and buses. The review process at the Office of Management and Budget, which usually takes up to 60 days but […]