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DOT Proposal on HOS Rules Slated for June Publication

After months of public comments and listening sessions, the DOT plans to ease HOS rules while still focusing on driver safety.

Some 18 months after the ELD mandate changed the trucking industry, drivers and fleet managers might get a regulatory reprieve. 

The U.S. Department of Transportation plans to unveil new, more flexible hours-of-service rules in early June, according to a regulatory report posted by the department on...

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ATA Launches Campaign to Promote Infrastructure Deal

The American Trucking Association announced it is launching a new media and advocacy campaign highlighting the personal toll of the nation’s deteriorating infrastructure and renewing the trucking industry’s demand that the federal government steps up its investment in our nation’s roads and bridges.

The campaign includes a new television commercial, which will begin airing in the Washington, D.C. market this week, with additional markets to follow and a paid digital component. The ad will also be highlighted on...

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HOW WILL TAX REFORM AFFECT YOU?

In December 2017 the United States Congress passed the largest reform to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Tax Code since early 1980s. This legislation began impacting taxpayers in 2018 and will continue through 2025 when certain provisions and set to «sunset» or expire.

Although the legislation was expected to simplify the tax filing process, many of the changes have added significant complexity to the tax code and filing process. Below is...

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