Self-Driving Trucks – Who is Liable?

Legal Alert from MG+M The Law Firm Autonomous vehicle technologies, including full self-driving automobiles as well as simpler driver assist systems, are becoming more prevalent across the country. Most, if not all, new passenger cars come equipped with at least some form of autonomous technology including automatic cruise control, lane departure controls, and anti-collision warning […]

Important Due Dates To Remember

MMTA receives many calls asking for help with the many registration-related recordkeeping duties for which the trucking industry is responsible. We also receive reports from many motor carriers that vendors attempt to scare motor carriers into hiring them to perform these functions, which are easily accomplished by the motor carrier, or with a little assistance […]

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 assessed […]