White House

Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Stakeholders Urge White House to Assist in 5.9 GHz Preservation

Meadows White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows (Stefani Reynolds/SIPA/Bloomberg News)

Freight and passenger transportation groups are seeking the White House’s support to halt the Federal Communications Commission’s proposal that would shift certain auto safety airwaves for broadband uses.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 15, 2020
Government, Business, Breaking News, Top 100

Trump Praises Trucking Industry’s Pandemic Response at White House Event

President Trump and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao honor four truck drivers President Trump and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao salute four truck drivers and the industry on the whole during a ceremony at the White House April 16. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)

President Donald Trump commended America’s truckers for their dedication while serving as essential workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic during a presentation at the White House April 16.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
April 16, 2020
Government, Equipment

White House Nonresponsive to EPA Inspector General Requests on Glider Truck Audit

Glider truck They have long been the target of criticism by environmental groups, truck manufacturers and segments of the trucking industry since the kits’ older engines do not meet federal emissions standards. (Elkhorn Valley Trucks)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Inspector General has complained that a delay by the White House in responding to information requests is undermining an audit of the Trump administration’s attempt to repeal an Obama-era rule limiting production of heavy-polluting glider trucks.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 9, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

Trucking Visits Trump at White House

Government

White House Announces 54.5 MPG Standards for Cars, Light-Duty Trucks by 2025

The White House announced new standards today, to increase fuel efficiency to 54.5 miles per gallon for cars and light-duty trucks by 2025.

August 28, 2012