Sean McNally

Government, Business

Oberstar Urges One-Year Extension of Highway Legislation

The outgoing chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has urged Congress to approve a one-year extension of current highway legislation so the new Congress that convenes in January will have time to “come to agreement on a funding mechanism for a six-year bill.”

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
November 19, 2010
Business

ATA Seeks Financial Support for Capitol Hill Office

PHOENIX — To pay down some of the debt incurred to build its new Capitol Hill office complex, American Trucking Associations is offering members the chance to purchase commemorative pavers on the building’s rooftop patio.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
October 25, 2010
Government

Economy, Regulations Top Trucking Industry’s Concerns, ATRI Says

PHOENIX — The economy and government regulations are the two most pressing issues facing the trucking industry, according to a survey of executives conducted by the American Transportation Research Institute.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
October 18, 2010
Business

Movement on Highway Bill Possible, Sen. Kyl Tells Trucking Industry

Steven Purcell for TT

PHOENIX — Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) told American Trucking Associations members that there likely would be movement on a short-term extension of the highway bill in Congress’ upcoming lame-duck session, with a major push to complete a bill early next year.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
October 18, 2010
Government, Business

Chamber of Commerce Releases Transportation Performance Index

Tannen Maury/Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a new transportation index Thursday that showed a multiyear decline in U.S. infrastructure.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
September 23, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Eyeing Broader EOBR Mandate

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is eyeing a much broader mandate than originally thought as part of its upcoming expanded electronic onboard recorder proposal, according to several officials who spoke with Transport Topics.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
August 31, 2010
Business

FedEx Wins Court Ruling in Employee Classification Case

FedEx Corp.

A federal judge in Indiana ruled that drivers at FedEx Corp.’s ground delivery unit in Kansas are contractors and not employees, handing the package company a victory in its ongoing litigation with drivers from across the country about employees’ classification.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
August 24, 2010
Business

Mexico to Expand Tariffs in Unresolved Cross-Border Trucking Dispute with U.S.

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

The Mexican government plans to expand its list of U.S. goods targeted for higher tariffs, as part of its retaliation for the U.S. government’s refusal to reopen the border to long-haul cross-border trucking.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
August 17, 2010
Government

CVSA Names Steve Keppler Executive Director

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance on Tuesday named Steve Keppler its executive director.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
August 3, 2010
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

LaHood Rules Out Fuel Tax Increase

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood rejected raising fuel taxes to pay for highway improvements and said that, despite pessimism about the prospects for a long-term highway bill, the administration was focused on completing a bill this year.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
July 27, 2010

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