WASHINGTON — The federal government's combined receipts from all excise taxes in the Highway Trust Fund showed no growth in the federal fiscal year that ended September 30, the Department of Treasury reported, as a large decline in retail taxes on commercial trucks more than offset mild gains from fuel taxes.
AUSTIN – The Texas Transportation Commission Friday gave the Texas Department of Transportation approval to begin looking for qualified contractors to tackle a $500 million expansion on U.S. 183 in north Austin.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a call for comments on the agency’s plan for data collection for its pilot program to test the validity of assertions by many trucking stakeholders that the industry should return to a split sleeper berth rule.
WASHINGTON — Safety, the agency’s IT infrastructure and expanding relationships with transportation safety partners would be his three top priorities, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration administrator-designate Ray Martinez has told members of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee.
WASHINGTON — The White House says it is considering backing the first hike in the federal gasoline and diesel tax in decades to pay for President Donald Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure package.