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Inside track: Transport, Shipping & Logistics  Lexology

TCA unveils intelligent mass document Transport Certification Australia (TCA) has released the final version of the functional and…


India to consolidate 'scattered' hazardous chemicals transport regulations  Chemical Watch

The Indian government is appointing a working group to frame a draft comprehensive regulation on the transport of hazardous chemicals. The working group will ...


House Transportation Leader DeFazio Offers Infrastructure Legislation Roadmap  Transport Topics Online

Speaking to reporters at a conference hosted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials on Feb. 27, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.)


ATA Touts Introduction of Interstate Driving Legislation  Transport Topics Online

American Trucking Associations has strongly praised the introduction in the 116th Congress of a bill designed to facilitate interstate driving for truckers younger ...


Bill to Reshape Colorado Oil, Gas Regulations Coming Soon, Democrats Say  Transport Topics Online

Tighter rules on Colorado oil and gas development struck out at the ballot box in November and at the state Supreme Court in January. Now, Democrats, who ...


U.S. Chamber (Again) Pledges to Support Hill Proponents of Fuel Tax Increase  Transport Topics Online

To those members of Congress who support raising the federal fuel tax, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce wants them to know they have its support. Here's your ...


Bennet, Hoeven reintroduce Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act to reform HOS and ELD regulations  Fence Post

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., reintroduced the Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act, bipartisan ...


SC Mental Health Transport Debate: Dollars And Sense?  FITSNews

Ordinarily, a debate over who should provide transportation for mental health patients in South Carolina – and how such transport should be subsidized – would ...


Congressional Democrats Press for Climate Resilience in Infrastructure Policy  Transport Topics Online

Democrats on the transportation authorizing committees are angling to incorporate climate resilience provisions into infrastructure policy legislation they plan to ...


U.K. to consider legislation to ban older tires on buses, trucks - Rubber & Plastics News  RubberNews.com

LONDON—The United Kingdom's Department for Transport is considering legislation that would make it illegal to operate buses, coaches, heavy goods vehicles ...


West Virginia lawmakers pass bills to expedite natural gas output, transport  S&P Global Platts

Legislation would encourage build out of gathering systems in rural parts of state Tax relief provided for marginally producing gas wells Legislation West Virginia ...


Ground innovation, part 4: Getting onboard the rail (r)evolution  PhocusWire

In the final part of our series on ground transportation, we look at the development of rail technology and distribution.


Lawmakers reintroduce bill to reform HOS, ELD rules for livestock, insect and agricultural haulers  Safety+Health magazine

Washington — Sens. John Hoeven (R-ND) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) have reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would require the secretary of ...


Recent death spurs Jackson Lee to pitch legislation aimed at curbing bike fatalities  Houston Chronicle

U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee announced Tuesday she was sponsoring legislation in Washington aimed at encouraging communities to reduce bicycling deaths ...


Jamaica: Maritime Authority to Push for Blue Economy Legislation  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Director General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ), Rear Admiral (Ret'd) Peter Brady, says the agency will be pushing for legislation governing.


Transport law revamp paves the way for new vehicle types including electric scooters  E&T Magazine

New vehicle types including electric scooters and cargo bikes could be allowed on UK roads for the first time as the Government announces a wide-ranging ...


Cannabis Caution: Haze of Uncertainty Surrounding Cross-State Hemp Transportation  Lexology

Carriers have long relied on the ability to cross state lines without concern that state laws may impede or end their journey. The Supreme Court's…


‘Ministry of Transport Embarks on Trainings: Axle Load Control Law and Regulations  Front Page Africa

Monrovia – Dave Daiwoo , the Ministry of Transport's consultant, said that one of the priorities of his superior Honorable Samuel A. Wlue, Minister of Transport, ...


Sen. Tom Carper Pushes for Climate Provisions in Transportation Bill  Transport Topics Online

An infrastructure bill would struggle to improve the country's transportation network if it lacks language to address threats from severe weather events, the top ...


Rail Transport in Belgium  Lexology

Use the Lexology Getting The Deal Through tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions. General. Industry structure. How is the ...


Washington State Transport Package Sets Aside $450 Million for New I-5 Bridge  Transport Topics Online

The Washington state Senate Transportation Committee passed a $15 billion transportation package March 6 that includes $450 million for a new Interstate 5 ...


Colorado Paves Way to Lower Interstate Trucking Age Limits  Transport Topics Online

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed into law a bill that will open interstate trucking opportunities to people between the ages of 18 and 21 — as soon as federal ...


Russia floats first law to regulate CO2 emissions  www.businessgreen.com

Russia is considering climate legislation that could give the world's fifth largest emitter a framework for regulating carbon emissions for the first time. The draft bill ...


Conn. bill would allow paramedics to treat, transport injured K-9s  EMS1.com

Proposed legislation co-sponsored by members of the Connecticut House and Senate would allow paramedics to treat injured K-9s on scene.


Rail Transport in Japan  Lexology

Use the Lexology Getting The Deal Through tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions. General. Industry structure. How is the ...


New Alabama law raises gas tax to improve transportation infrastructure  Roads & Bridges

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey this week signed into law the Rebuild Alabama Act, a key piece of infrastructure legislation that includes a fuel tax increase for the state.


Hawaii: Senate Committee to Hear Anti-Gun Legislation  NRA ILA

Tomorrow, March 19th, the Hawaii state Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs will hear anti-gun legislation, House Bill 720.


Connecticut May Mandate Transportation for Opioid Overdoses  EDM Digest

By Allison G. S. Knox Contributor, EDM Digest. The opioid crisis has created serious issues for emergency medical services, law enforcement and fire ...


Island Traffic Authority empowered to suspend driver's licences - Hare  Jamaica Gleaner

Director of the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport and Mining, Kenute Hare, says the new Road Safety Act better empowers the Island Traffic Authority ...


Victorian transport company fined for loading dock death  Big Rigs

A VICTORIAN-based transport and warehouse company has been fined $154000 today in the Darwin Local Court over the death of a 47-year-old Maningrida ...


Indonesia pushes palm companies to take legal action against the EU  Reuters

Indonesia's government said on Monday it will encourage the country's palm oil companies to file lawsuits against the European Union if the bloc goes ahead ...


Taxi drivers on strike Monday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Montreal Gazette

Quebec's taxi drivers will be on strike Monday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. to protest legislation tabled last week by the Legault government that would deregulate ...


Rail Transport in Germany  Lexology

Use the Lexology Getting The Deal Through tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions. General. Industry structure. How is the ...


Serik Zhusupov: “There are numerous challenges hindering the development of port industry”  PortNews IAA

A regular meeting of the Board of Directors and General Meeting of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports (ASOP) was held in Saint-Petersburg on 22 March ...


VTA Conference: Industrial manslaughter warning  Australasian Transport News

Shadow Victorian Minister for Transport infrastructure David Davis has sounded a warning for operators around industrial manslaughter laws and their possible.


US Politicians Cheer New Zealand Gun Confiscation  NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving ...


UK's review of mobility rules could clear the way for scooters  Smart Cities Dive

United Kingdom Transport Minister Jesse Norman said the government will review mobility laws, including rules that currently restrict the use of electric scooters.


Electric scooters could save time and money but they remain illegal  The Irish Times

Pricewatch: Shane Ross has asked the RSA to research how 'vehicles' should be regulated.


Russia Adopts Bill Aimed to Provide Domestic Crypto Legislation in Second Reading  Cointelegraph

News. Russia's parliament has adopted in the second reading the bill “On Digital Financial Assets,” aimed at formulating national cryptocurrency legislation, ...


Transport Systems Catapult boss: 'We can't build our way out of congestion'  ITS International

The UK Transport Systems Catapult's CEO Paul Campion talks to Colin Sowman about helping companies develop tomorrow's solutions.


Zimbabwe authorizes licence to first medical cannabis company, but drug remains controversial  The GrowthOp

Although cannabis continues to be referred to as a “dangerous drug” in Zimbabwe legislation, it is estimated that the cannabis market could be worth over ...


Swiss Federal Assembly Approves Instructions on Cryptocurrency Regulation  Cointelegraph

News. The legislative body of the Swiss government, the Federal Assembly, has approved a motion to instruct the Federal Council to adapt existing legislation ...


As Sharing Services Face Backlash, Payments Takes A Bigger Role  pymnts.com

Amid a backlash against sharing services in the digital age, the payments experience takes a bigger role in bringing more consumers into the sharing economy.


Lower speed limit to save lives, Scottish Government urged  ITV News

The Scottish Government has been urged to lower the speed limit in residential areas to 20mph to save lives. A total of 25 organisations from the fields of active ...


Swiss Federal Council Initiates Blockchain Law Consultation Period  Cointelegraph

News. The Swiss Federal Council has started its consultation period on the adaptation of federal law for blockchain development, according to an official press ...


Colorado Lawmakers Seek Exploration of Blockchain Use in Agriculture  CoinDesk

Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Colorado are eyeing a role for blockchain technology in the agricultural industry. Four representatives and senators from the state ...


EU Parliament Votes to Stop Clock Changes as Nations Bide Time  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- The European Parliament advanced a plan to end the seasonal clock change in Europe, shifting the spotlight onto national governments as they ...


Dairy Task Force 2.0 supports 49 recommendations | Dairy  Leader-Telegram

Editor's note: Due to space limitations, this article will be divided up and run over the next several weeks, or it can be viewed in its entirety at ...


Virginia Lawmakers Strike Tolling Plan From I-81 Bills  Transport Topics Online

Legislation outlining an improvement program for Interstate 81 in Virginia has been amended to exclude plans for tolls along the route. Four lawmakers ...


What do the 2019 NSW election results mean for engineers?  create digital

The ballots are in from the NSW state election. Here's what the outlook is for the engineering profession in four key policy areas. With the Liberal Party-National ...


Mental health transport eyed in legislation  Cleveland Daily Banner

The issue of law enforcement agencies transporting people in need of mental services is drawing attention across Tennessee. According to Bradley County ...


Russian President Putin Orders Government to Adopt Crypto Regulation by July 2019  Cointelegraph

News. Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued another deadline for the government to adopt regulations for the digital assets industry, according to ...


Domino’s Offers In-Car Ordering Via Connected Cars  pymnts.com

Beginning this year, connected cars with compatible touchscreens will offer the Domino's AnyWare ordering platform, for ordering pizza on the go.


Opportunity Exists for Advancing Autonomous Vehicles Bill This Congress, Sen. John Thune Says  Transport Topics Online

Legislation aimed at popularizing the use of autonomous vehicles in commercial and commuter settings is gaining supporters in the Senate, signaling its ...


Sterle and industry players emphasise the positive on reform  Australasian Transport News

The positive approach on change in the trucking industry, should there be a change of government after the next federal election, has been recognised on the...


Victory For Lewis Crofters In Airport Land Dispute - Transport - UK  Mondaq News Alerts

Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) has failed to persuade the Scottish Land Court that crofting rights relating to an area of land adjacent to Stornoway ...


Rail industry set to be back on track  The Malaysian Reserve

THE development and growth of the Malaysian rail industry in recent years has certainly gone beyond expectations.From a simple 13km railway that was ...


Protect access to emergency air medical services — lives depend on it  Des Moines Register

Column: Holiday drunk driving endangers lives. Without emergency air *service* for accident victims, the toll would be even higher. helicopter-ambulance_large.


Congressional Transportation Leaders to Update AASHTO on Infrastructure Bill  Transport Topics Online

The big four surface transportation policymakers on Capitol Hill are scheduled to share with state-level transportation officials the latest developments on crafting ...


Cow that escaped slaughter inspires legislation  NorthJersey.com

Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly proposed a bill to prevent pregnant cows from being slaughtered after a letter from animal control officer John DeCando.


Senate-Passed Transportation Funding Bill Includes $1 Billion in Infrastructure Grants  Transport Topics Online

Legislation that would provide $1 billion in infrastructure grants and would extend the electronic logging device waiver for livestock haulers for the next fiscal ...


EU socialist chief: EPP is unreliable, Europe needs Macron's pro-EU commitment  EURACTIV

Languages: Deutsch. Comments Print Facebook LinkedIn Google + Twitter WhatsApp Email. The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, ...


No problem with parking machines, insists clamping regulator  The Irish Times

NTA hiring extra staff due to build-up of appeals and complaints about private clampers.


B.C. not trying to stop Trans Mountain, but aims to protect environment: lawyer  CHEK

VANCOUVER — British Columbia is not trying to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but it is attempting to prevent environmental damage and hold the ...


Trump, Congress Eye Possibility of Infrastructure Bill in 2019  Transport Topics Online

While the new Congress and the White House kick off 2019 in the midst of a partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump and the leadership of the ...


Donald Trump hails an exoneration that was not offered  AOL

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the conclusions of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, claiming ...


Utah Senate to Debate Blockchain Task Force Creation and Business Incentives  Cointelegraph

News. Utah became the latest United States state to consider special treatment for blockchain in a bill set to be heard today, March 4, concerning the definition of ...


Federal Standard on Autonomous Vehicle Technology Is Needed, Rep. Latta Says  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Congress needs to ensure autonomous vehicle technology operates under a national directive instead of a patchwork of guidelines from the ...


Japan Introduces Stricter Regulation for Crypto Margin Trading  Bitcoin Magazine

Japanese regulators have reportedly approved draft amendments to the country's financial instruments and payment services laws, introducing stricter ...


President Trump Signs Water Infrastructure Law  Transport Topics Online

President Donald Trump signed a water infrastructure law.


Infrastructure Stakeholders to Congress: Fix the Highway Trust Fund  Transport Topics Online

Nearly a dozen stakeholders representing local governments and the freight and commuter sectors on Feb. 7 urged a House transportation panel to identify a ...


SC lawmakers drafting new legislation after two women drowned in a sheriff's van  Charleston Post Courier

COLUMBIA — State lawmakers are drafting legislation to change the way mental health patients are transported in South Carolina after two women drowned ...


Senate Still Reviewing FAA Bill That Contains Trucking-Related Issues as Deadline Nears  Transport Topics Online

Proponents of a bill that includes language to ensure nationwide uniformity of meal-and-rest-break rules for truck drivers are racing against the clock to advance ...


Minister will consider law to improve conditions for city’s bus drivers  South China Morning Post

Transport authorities have pledged to look into introducing new legislation to improve the working conditions of Hong Kong's franchised bus drivers, and take ...


'Green New Deal' To Seek Transport Overhaul  Streetsblog California

The Green New Deal will include a shift in transportation systems away from fossil fuels, according to a still-vague draft released to the press on Thursday.


New Mexico State Senate Panel Passes Tesla-Backed Bill  Transport Topics Online

A state Senate bill that would allow electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla and others to open stores and *service* centers in New Mexico was approved by the Public ...


Senate's Turn to Vote on Water Infrastructure Package  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. Senate is expected to take up as early as this month House-passed legislation that would authorize projects designed to improve infrastructure at ports, ...


Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Touts Department's Approach to Autonomous Policy  Transport Topics Online

An update of federal guidelines on autonomous technology that would encompass trucks, transit systems, infrastructure, cars and other modes of transportation ...


Legislation Changes the Face of Russia's Maritime Industry  The Maritime Executive

2018 was a crucial year for water transport, shipbuilding and port industries in Russia, with key pe...


Using legislation to reduce CO2 emissions from trucks  EURACTIV

Europe's upcoming CO2 standards for trucks will be the first of their kind. Policymakers need to build enough flexibility into the legislation so that manufacturers ...


The cost of Luxembourg's free public transport plan  BBC News

You can drive across Luxembourg in two hours, taking in vineyards by the Moselle river in the east, the winding valleys of the Ardennes in the north and ...


Congress Clears Fiscal 2019 Spending Bill for Trump's Signature  Transport Topics Online

Legislation that would ensure funding for several federal agencies in fiscal 2019, which begins Oct. 1, and keep funding flowing through early December for the ...


Placing more regulations on air medical services would be bad for patients  STAT

One bill now in Congress could make Medicare payments for air medical transport fairer. Another proposed bill could create a crazy quilt of regulations that ...


Trump Calls Infrastructure Investment 'A Necessity'  Transport Topics Online

President Donald Trump called investment in infrastructure “a necessity,” but a detailed articulation of a vision for rebuilding the country's crumbling roads and ...


New Va. law gives patients choice of ambulance vs. air ambulance transport  EMS1.com

A new law will allow patients to decide if they want to be transported by ambulance or by helicopter if their injuries are not severe enough to need an air.


House Democrats to Push Infrastructure  Transport Topics Online

A long-term infrastructure funding measure and increased oversight of the Trump administration will be priorities the new Democratic leadership in the U.S. ...


In Massachusetts, momentum builds for carbon pricing for transportation  Energy News Network

State lawmakers aren't waiting for a multi-state partnership to put a price on carbon emissions from cars and trucks.


Ottawa under pressure to tighten gun laws after swift action in New Zealand  CBC News

New Zealand's prime minister has won praise from gun control advocates around the world for her fast work in tabling restrictions on firearms after the ...


Stalemate Results in Partial Government Shutdown  Transport Topics Online

The federal government has partially shut down after lawmakers failed to pass a spending bill because of an impasse with President Donald Trump over his ...


Blockchain and AI: Leading the Way to the Fourth Industrial Revolution Against the Odds  Cointelegraph

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution approaches, blockchain and AI are starting to be used by companies together, rather than separately.


CMS is developing a rule that could curtail Medicaid transportation access  ModernHealthcare.com

The CMS is drafting a proposed rule that would make it easier for states to stop paying for non-emergent medical transportation for Medicaid beneficiaries, ...


ATA's Spear Says Collaboration Can Help Reduce Driver Shortage  Transport Topics Online

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Collaborating with representatives of various industries and government agencies can buoy trucking workforce development efforts, ...


Driverless Car Makers Want Congress to Free Them From State Oversight  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — As Silicon Valley and automakers attempt to steer the nation toward a future of driverless vehicles, a group of influential lawmakers remains ...


Stronger Penalties Proposed in Indiana School Bus Safety Legislation - STN Media  School Transportation News

New legislation introduced in the Indiana State Senate would increase the penalties for drivers who recklessly violate school bus arm laws, and it would require ...


Treyger, Deutsch, Brannan All Play Role In GPS School Bus Legislation  Kings County Politics

Keeping track of where school children are on school buses just got easier thanks to the city council, but keeping track of who actually was behind the legislation ...


When it Comes to Autonomous Cars, the Department of Transportation Says ‘Drivers’ Don’t Have to Be Human  WIRED

The Department of Transportation is getting a little more creative about how it defines “driver,” Secretary Elaine Chao announced Thursday. In the third version of ...


Lack of Action in Congress on Autonomous Technology Could Hinder States, Lawmaker Warns  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — The small role Congress currently plays in policy for autonomous vehicle technology could eventually slow, or impede, progress for states and ...


Senate Bill Would Ease HOS, ELD Demands on Livestock Haulers  Transport Topics Online

A bipartisan group of senators recently introduced a bill that would relax both electronic logging device and hours-of-*service* requirements for livestock haulers.


Washington lawmakers consider banning transport of horses for meat, strengthening dog fighting prohibition  The Spokesman-Review

Washington could make it easier to crack down on dog fighting and selling horses to be slaughtered for human consumption under bills trying to survive a ...


India’s peri-urban regions: The need for policy and the challenges of governance  Observer Research Foundation

This brief builds understanding of the deficiencies in peri-urban areas, and gives suggestions for overcoming these.


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