Department of Labor Issues Proposal to Expand Overtime Protections
The Department of Labor recently issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing to extend overtime protections to many salaried workers.
EPA and NHTSA Jointly Propose Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced proposed joint standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.
FMCSA Final Rule on CDL Testing and CLP Standards Effective July 8, 2015
On May 9, 2011, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a Final Rule on Commercial Driver's License Testing and Commercial Learner's Permit Standards. This Final Rule goes into effect on July 8, 2015.
Senate Appropriations Committee Passes Transportation Appropriations Bill; Addresses Minimum Insurance and CSA Scores
On June 25 the Senate Appropriations Committee marked up and passed the Fiscal Year 2016 Department of Transportation Appropriations bill.
Congress Focuses on Transportation Financing; Future of Highway Bill
During the past two weeks, Congress held two hearings in the Senate and two hearings in the House regarding the search for viable solutions to making the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) solvent for the long-term.