New Canadian Fuel Charge Take Effect April 1, 2019

Canada has passed a new Fuel Charge that is expected to be implemented April 1, 2019 for users of fossil fuels in New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.  Motor Carriers that operate in those territories are required to register by April 1, 2019 with the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) or face a fine of $2000.  […]


Efforts to implement a mandatory paid sick leave law in Maine are taking shape.  On one hand, there is the promise of a statewide referendum ballot question that will require employers to provide paid sick leave.  Before that happens, the Maine Legislature can pass a bill that accomplishes the same goal, negating the need for […]

Trucking Calls on Congress to Draft Sustainable, User-Funded Infrastructure Plan

ATA’s Spear Outlines Need for Real Investment to House Ways and Means Committee Arlington, Va. – Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear told the House Ways and Means Committee that the nation’s infrastructure needs demand real funding solutions from the federal government, not reliance on gimmickry. “We are no longer facing a […]

FMCSA Seeks Public Comment on Revising Current Hours-of-Service Regulations for Interstate Truck Drivers

Areas under consideration for revision include short-haul operations, adverse driving conditions, 30-minute break, and split sleeper-berth   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it is seeking public comment on revising four specific areas of current hours-of-service (HOS) regulations, which limit the operating hours of commercial […]