A meal and rest break provision sought by trucking industry leaders was not attached to legislation that would keep the federal government funded through the remainder of the fiscal year.May 1, 2017
A meal and rest break pre-emption provision expected in a fiscal 2017 funding bill was sidelined as congressional leaders turned their focus to a weeklong funding measure instead, the chairman of the House funding panel announced this week.April 27, 2017
Legislation that would avert a federal government shutdown is likely to include a meal and rest break pre-emption provision that is largely supported by the trucking industry, senior Republican aides told Transport Topics this week.April 25, 2017
Republican leaders in Congress have expressed confidence that legislation to fund the federal government through the end of the fiscal year will advance before an April 28 deadline.April 10, 2017
Federal trucking regulators dismissed safety inspectors’ request to do away with a 30-minute rest requirement in an hours-of-service rule, the regulators indicated Aug. 8.August 19, 2016
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has filed a petition asking federal regulators to rescind a requirement that truck drivers take a 30-minute rest break within the first eight hours of their driving time after being off-duty.
The leaders of the transportation and the tax-writing committees in the House on March 10 introduced legislation that would authorize aviation programs through July 15.March 10, 2016
WASHINGTON — A provision related to truck drivers that drew controversy in the House will not be part of an aviation reform bill that a Senate panel will consider March 16.March 9, 2016
The Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill containing a key provision related to meal breaks is expected to be put on hold by Republicans who control the House floor schedule, according to multiple published reports. ATA President Bill Graves, Sen. Barbara Boxer react.February 26, 2016
WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats are calling on colleagues to oppose an aviation reform bill that includes a provision affecting rest breaks for truckers when the measure reaches the House floor.