Sean McNally

Government, Business

FMCSA Sends HOS Proposal to White House

TT File Photo

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration sent its proposal for a new hours-of-service rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget for review Monday, meeting the first of its court-appointed deadlines for issuing the rule.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
July 27, 2010
Business

FMCSA Sends HOS Proposal to DOT for Review

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration sent its new hours-of-service proposal to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood’s office for review in late June, according to a Department of Transportation report issued early this month.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
July 9, 2010
Government, Business

Senators Introduce Bill to Curb Broker Fraud

A pair of Senators introduced legislation Tuesday aimed at curbing the fraud by unscrupulous freight brokers.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
June 15, 2010
Business, Government

Obama Signs Order to Boost Trucks’ Fuel Economy

White House Photo

WASHINGTON — Flanked by truck manufacturers and industry executives, President Obama signed a first-of-its-kind order Friday clearing the way for medium and heavy-duty trucks to meet more stringent fuel economy targets.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
May 21, 2010
Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

Former DOT Chief Skinner Defends LaHood

CHICAGO — Former Transportation Secretary Samuel Skinner defended current Secretary Ray LaHood, telling tank truck executives here that recent pushes to promote rail and other modes of transportation at the expense of trucking were likely foisted upon him by the White House.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
May 11, 2010
Government

Mexican Cross-Border Plan Coming Soon, LaHood Says

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told a Senate subcommittee the Obama administration will soon unveil its plan to relaunch a cross-border trucking program along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
May 11, 2010
Government, Business

UCR Fees to Nearly Double

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released the 2010 fees for the Unified Carrier Registration program Monday, more than doubling the levy across the board but setting it slightly lower than the agency had proposed last year.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
April 27, 2010
Government, Business

Senate Committee Targets Commodities Market Speculation

The Senate Agriculture Committee is scheduled to mark up a bill Wednesday that would impose stiffer regulations on the speculative trading of commodities, but would exempt trades from legitimate commercial hedgers like trucking companies.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
April 20, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Wider EOBR Rule Not Likely to Make Deadline

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration likely will not meet a deadline to issue a more expansive rule requiring fleets to use electronic onboard recorders, according to a new report.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
April 19, 2010
Government

FMCSA Pushes Back Start of CSA 2010 Enactment

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said Thursday it was pushing back the start of its new carrier safety monitoring system, CSA 2010, until late this year, with some portions delayed until 2011.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
April 8, 2010

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