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Roadcheck 2019

Roadcheck 2019 is scheduled for June 4 through June 6.  Commercial vehicle inspectors, Troopers, and the FMCSA from across North America will be out in force for this 3-day period. Roadcheck is sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) and is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial vehicles in the world.  On average, […]

Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (form 2290)

It is that time of year again!  If you own and use a truck weighing 55,000 lbs. or more, you must pay a Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) to the IRS.  HVUT payments are due July 1st but no later than August 31st each year.  Paying after August 31st will gain you penalties and interest […]

Golf Tournament Registration Open

The Maine Truck PAC golf tournament will again be played at only one location this year, Natanis Golf Course Webber Pond Road in Vassalboro, on June 12, 2019. Natanis features 36 great holes of golf and will serve as an excellent host for this year’s primary fundraising event for the Truck PAC. The tournament is […]

ATA Welcomes Proposal for New Pilot Program for Non-Military Younger Drivers

Arlington, Virginia — Today, the American Trucking Associations applauded the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for taking a first step toward a new pilot program to allow non-military commercial drivers under the age of 21 to operate in interstate commerce. “ATA supports FMCSA’s efforts to expand on its current work examining younger commercial drivers,” said […]

BREAKING – Senator Collins Joins as Co-Sponsor of DRIVE-Safe Act

Today, Maine Senator Susan Collins office has signed on as a co-sponsor to the DRIVE-Safe Act.  Members of the MMTA discussed this important piece of legislation with her during our Call-on-Washington in April and she has been very receptive to supporting this apprenticeship program because highway safety is at the forefront of the bill.  Senator […]