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ATA Reaffirms Opposition to Side Underride Guard Legislation  Transport Topics Online

Legislation that would require the installation of side underride guards on heavy trucks is not based on sufficient science, data or demonstrated overall ...


Livestock transport debate gains traction  GlobalMeatNews.com

The European Livestock and Meat Trades Union (UECBV) has lent its support to the EU Commission on the issue of stricter enforcement of animal transport ...


Sen. Ed Markey, Rep. Steve Cohen Introduce 'Complete Streets' Legislation  Transport Topics Online

Establishing a nationwide mandate to ensure municipalities design streets with every user in mind is the essence of legislation a group of federal lawmakers ...


Department For Transport Asks Stakeholders Today Whether U.K. Should Legalize E-Scooters  Forbes

The U.K.'s Department for Transport (DfT) is meeting with stakeholders on July 15 to gauge views on whether e-scooters should be legalized for use in ...


Louisiana's Autonomous Truck Rules Will Take Effect Aug. 1  Transport Topics Online

Louisiana's recently approved regulations for autonomous commercial motor vehicles will take effect Aug. 1.


AV industry turns away from Congress  Politico

Senate sets up Dickson vote for next week — Experts fear drone disruptions at airports.


MT seeks to strike WA law that tightens restrictions on crude-oil trains  KRTV Great Falls News

HELENA – The states of Montana and North Dakota are petitioning the federal government to overturn a Washington state law that tightens restrictions on rail ...


New legislation aims to promote safe, accessible transportation  MassTransitMag.com

The bill would require states to use a portion of their federal highway money to create a grant program to fund safer and more accessible projects.


House Passes Bill For $15 an Hour Minimum Wage  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. House approved legislation that would more than double the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, fulfilling a campaign promise of Democrats who ...


Nero's Bill: Mass. Proposal Would Let EMTs Treat Injured Police Dogs  WBUR

The bill is named for the K9 partner of slain Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon, who was fatally shot last year while serving an arrest warrant. Nero was also ...


Cummins Executive to US House Panel: Investments in Low-Emissions Technologies Critical  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] WASHINGTON — Federal policymakers crafting comprehensive transportation legislation should ...


RoboJudge: When Laws Are Transformed Into Computer Code  Worldcrunch

Analysis- MUNICH — Anyone who wants to know how law and legal reality diverge must read the Vienna Convention on Road Traffic, which was approved by ...


Mass. lawmakers take up bill to allow medical transport of police K-9s  Turn to 10

A bill under consideration in Massachusetts would allow police K-9s to be treated and transported by emergency medical technicians if they're injured in the line ...


Pair of Senators Introduce Speed-Limiter Legislation for Heavy Trucks  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A bipartisan bill that aims to require speed limiters on heavy trucks has been introduced in the ...


Senate committee to produce highway policy bill before August recess  Roads & Bridges

The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee recently announced plans to unveil a major highway policy bill prior to a Congressional recess in ...


No-deal Brexit would hit UK electric vehicle supply  Argus Media

The UK government does not have enough time to pass legislation to prevent the country losing out on electric vehicle (EV) supply under a no-deal Brexit, ...


Tyre age limit proposal in UK | Article | KHL  KHL Group

Ten year age limit proposed for heavy vehicle tyres in the United Kingdom.


Transportation Investment Bills Can Succeed With Officials' Support, Experts Say  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Support from state and local officials is vital for the success of transportation funding measures, according to road building experts.


Massachusetts bill would let EMTs treat injured police dogs  New Haven Register

BOSTON (AP) — First responders would be allowed to treat and transport injured police dogs to veterinary hospitals under a proposal being considered by ...


NJT at 40: People, politics and progress  RailwayAge Magazine

July 17, 1979 was a momentous day in the annals of U.S. transit history. The New Jersey legislature passed, and Gov. Brendan T. Byrne (1924-2018), signed ...


Federal Legislation To Facilitate Interstate Marijuana Commerce Introduced  NORML Blog

Today, Senator Ron Wyden and Congressman Earl Blumenauer introduced legislation to allow for interstate commerce when it comes to state-legal cannabis ...


Italy's Salvini to see Di Maio with government's fate hanging in balance  KFGO News

By Crispian Balmer and Giuseppe Fonte ROME (Reuters) - Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday he would meet coalition partner and ...


Infrastructure Missing From Trump's Directives, Sen. Amy Klobuchar Says  Transport Topics Online

Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, a White House hopeful for 2020, says the president's preoccupation with immigration policy is taking away from negotiating ...


Dutch urge swift EU hydrogen push to cut industry, transport emissions  EURACTIV

The European Commission should create an EU-wide market for hydrogen “as soon as possible” rather than wait for renewable energy-based varieties to be ...


Canadian Transportation Agency announces plans to enhance accessibility of Canada's national transportation system  MassTransitMag.com

Bill C-81, the Accessible Canada Act, which received Royal Assent June 21, will provide the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) with new tools to help ...


New UK homes to have car charging points by law  Financial Times

The UK government is to introduce legislation requiring the installation of charge points for electric vehicles in all new housing in England as part of efforts to ...


Committee Passes Hoeven's Tribal Road Safety Enhancement Legislation  United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, today announced that the Committee has approved S.


WARREN vs. SANDERS in next debate — On VACATION during RMV crisis — The BUS LANE that never was  Politico

GOOD MORNING, MASSACHUSETTS. Stay cool in the heat wave! WARREN VS. SANDERS IN NEXT DEBATE — Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen.


Is Boris Johnson right about the rules on kippers?  BBC News

Tory leadership candidate Boris Johnson says EU regulations put burdens on kipper smokers. Is he right?


Texas Leaders Want More Pot Enforcement, Not Less  Dallas Observer

Texas could've had quiet, de facto marijuana decriminalization, but the state's GOP leaders don't want it.


House legislation would bar USDOT from permitting foreign airlines which undermine labor standards  Transportation Today

The Fair and Open Skies Act was introduced in the House this week, pledging to prohibit the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) from granting foreign ...


Senate surprise-billing proposal features payment benchmark  Becker's Hospital Review

Senate health committee leaders have introduced a bipartisan legislative package that protects patients from surprise medical bills by banning out-of-network ...


Governor Shouldn't Veto Medical Cannabis Transport Bill  Honolulu Civil Beat

The legislation would let qualified patients carry their medicine for air travel within the Hawaiian Islands.


Deadly accident fails to dent ambitions of electric scooter companies in battle to launch services on UK roads  Telegraph.co.uk

At first glance it was just another tragedy on the congested streets of South London. But the recent death of YouTube star Emily Hartridge in a collision with a ...


State Senate Passes E-Bike Legislation, Assembly Expected to be Next  Jackson Heights Post

June 19, 2019 By Shane O'Brien Legislation legalizing the use of e-bikes and e-scooters has been passed by the New York State Senate. The bill, sponsored.


Boeing gets a lashing  Politico

Pilots union: Keep two in the cockpit — House Homeland Security advances TSA bills.


Senate advances Hoeven's USE IT legislation promoting carbon capture technology  Ripon Advance

Legislation cosponsored by U.S. Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) to advance CO2 utilization and critical infrastructure projects recently received approval from the ...


Supreme Court Precludes Punitive Damages For Unseaworthiness Claims - Transport - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has precluded the recovery of punitive damages for unseaworthiness claims. United States Transport Wilson Elser ...


Americans Shouldn’t Have to Drive, but the Law Insists on It  The Atlantic

In a country where the laws compel the use of cars, Americans are condemned to lose friends and relatives to traffic violence. My childhood neighbor was a ...


Inside track: Transport, Shipping & Logistics - In the media, reports, cases and legislation - Transport - Australia  Mondaq News Alerts

This newsletter has links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to transport, shipping & logistics. Australia Transport Holding Redlich 19 Jul ...


Gig Law Could Hit Truckers  Los Angeles Business Journal

Independently Owned: Silva Sons Transport's Marco Silva worries about the labor law's impact on his company. The gig economy is being tested, and it's not just ...


Regulatory Outlook | Data Protection & Cyber Security | July 2019  Lexology

As anticipated, the e-Privacy Regulation did not get over the line before the end of the last term of the European Parliament. However, the new…


Keep enforcing marijuana laws, Abbott, Patrick, Bonnen, Paxton tell prosecutors amid hemp law confusion  Dallas News

AUSTIN -- State GOP leaders have told local prosecutors not to abandon prosecution of marijuana-possession cases because of recently passed...


Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon  CNBC

The New York State Senate passed a bill earlier this month that would make the possession of a flamethrower for recreational activities a felony, with an eye ...


MTR to strengthen Hung Hom station, but repairs could take 18 months  South China Morning Post

Repairs at the scandal-hit station of Hong Kong's most expensive rail link are expected to take up to 18 months and the project's troubled contractor could be ...


Signed, sealed, delivered: Important files closed by Romania  EURACTIV

Romania's EU presidency was partly defined by factors beyond its control, such as the European elections and the ongoing Brexit issue. But the first-time ...


Europe faces another lost decade in decarbonising transport  Climate Home

Sponsored *content*: An essential conversation is missing around sustainable biofuels as part of the decarbonisation solution.


Under new state legislation, electric bikes and scooters could be coming to Albany  Albany Business Review

The Capital District Transportation Authority has repeatedly expressed interest in adding e-bikes to the CDPHP Cycle bike share, which the CDTA operates.


Smart Tachograph Legislation implemented  Fleet Transport

Annex 1C (EU 2016/799) – the smart tachograph legislation has come into effect across the European Union. The new legislation, first discussed by the ...


Bill tabled in US Congress to outlaw ‘flag of convenience’ airlines  Irish Times

Move prompted by Irish-registered Norwegian Air International, congressman says.


Smells fishy: Johnson busted blaming EU for kipper regulations which are his government's!  The London Economic

The EU have spotted something fishy about Boris Johnson's 'Brussels bureaucrats' kipper claim made at last night's Tory leadership hustings… Vying to be ...


Okanagan board pushing for stronger invasive mussel regulations after B.C. reports 10 contaminated watercraft  Global News

The Okanagan Basin Water board is calling for tougher regulations regarding aquatic invasive species after new statistics from the province's boat inspection ...


Buchholz in paen to local truckmaking  Australasian Transport News

The federal government's transport engagement offensive has progressed to the manufacturing sector, with Australia's truckmakers receiving a ringing minister...


Home Office to collaborate with Police on further facial recognition trials  IT PRO

The police are set to continue using facial recognition technology for further trails aimed at finding missing persons, according to a Home Office letter. Live Facial ...


UK Government plans change in regulation to put EV chargepoints in future homes  Smart Highways

The Government has announced plans to change its building regulations to ensure every new residential property with an associated car parking space has a ...


$5.4 million boost for heavy vehicle safety  Big Rigs

MORE than $700000 of heavy vehicle safety funding has been allocated to supporting truck driver mental health initiatives.


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.)


Wales farm subsidy replacement plan law delayed until after Senedd elections  BBC News

A major law to replace EU agriculture subsidies will not now be introduced until after the next assembly election, which takes place in 2021. Plaid Cymru called it ...


BR's Energy in Focus: Daniel Apostol (FPPG): "The imbalance on the gas market is caused by the double standards applied by the Romanian state"  Business Review

After years of robust growth for Romania's energy sector, businesses in the industry are facing major challenges in 2019, mainly because of the.


Honeywell Delivers Earnings Of $2.10, At High End Of Guidance; Raises Full-Year Sales, Earnings, And Cash Guidance  PRNewswire

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced financial results for the second quarter of 2019 and raised its ...


Inside track: Local Government - In the media, in practice and courts, cases and legislation - Government, Public Sector - Australia  Mondaq News Alerts

This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation of interest to local government. Australia Government, Public Sector ...


Legislation May Allow Interstate Transport of Hemp in Idaho  U.S. News & World Report

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation that will allow the interstate transport of hemp and a hemp-derived extract called CBD through Idaho — where it's illegal — has ...


Iowa Rep. Abby Finkenauer Introduces Biodiesel Tax Credit Legislation  Transport Topics Online

Bipartisan legislation that would extend the biodiesel tax credit by two years was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. Iowa Democrat Rep.


Gov't to slap unlicenced drivers with 3-year-jail term  pmldaily.com

KAMPALA – The Ministry of Works and Transport is proposing to increase the punishment of motorists who drive without driving licenses. The errant drivers will ...


Oregon House Passes Bill To Transport Cannabis Across State Lines  OPB News

The Oregon House passed a bill Tuesday that makes it legal to transport cannabis across state lines. But trading isn't about to happen anytime soon. Senate Bill ...


Senate Panel Advances Diesel Emissions Legislation  Transport Topics Online

Legislation that aims to facilitate emissions reduction from diesel engines was easily approved April 10 by the committee that oversees surface transportation ...


Proposed Legislation Seeks a Mandate for Heavy Trucks to Install Side Underguards — Again  Transport Topics Online

Companion bipartisan bills have been reintroduced in the U.S. Senate and House that call for a new regulation that would require trucks weighing more than ...


Long House session expected  Royal Gazette

Legislation designed to set up a commission to examine the creation of a minimum wage is to be debated in the House of Assembly today.The Employment ...


Canadian Premium Sand Undertakes a Capital Optimization Review and Updates Investor Website and Corporate Presentation  GlobeNewswire

CALGARY, Alberta, July 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Premium Sand Inc. (“CPS” or the “Company”) (TSXV: CPS) is pleased to announce that it is ...


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 ...


California Legislation to Codify ABC Employee-Contractor Test Gains Approval of State Assembly  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Legislation has passed in California's State Assembly that would mandate use of the so-called ...


Legal Status for Transport of Hemp Remains Confusing  Transport Topics Online

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to hear a legal challenge to the arrest of an Oregon truck driver and seizure of a 6,700-pound load of hemp ...


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.


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 ...


Infrastructure Bill Possible With Trump, Congressional Leadership, Chamber Says  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — With the next round of infrastructure talks between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expected later this month, an ...


Rep. Sam Graves: August Do-or-Die Month for Infrastructure Bill in 2019  Transport Topics Online

The leadership of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will be on hand to offer guidance when the House Ways and Means panel meets March 6 to ...


Oregon House Passes Oil Train Safety Regulations  OPB News

After three failed attempts, Oregon lawmakers appear poised to pass a bill regulating the transport of oil by rail through the state. House Bill 2209 passed the ...


Livestock haulers legislation reintroduced  Feedstuffs

House and Senate introduce companion bills to offer relief of Hours-of- *Service* rules.


Rail News - Transport Canada proposes regs for locomotive video, voice recorders. For Railroad Career Professionals  Progressive Rail Roading

Railroad industry news about: Transport Minister Marc Garneau, Transport Canada, rail safety regulations, locomotive voice and video recorders. From the ...


ATA Launches Campaign to Promote Infrastructure Deal  Transport Topics Online

American Trucking Associations has formally launched its campaign in support of a federal infrastructure funding package. The purpose of the campaign is to ...


Construction, Business Stakeholders Renew Push for Infrastructure Bill  Transport Topics Online

Groups representing the construction and business sectors are ramping up their calls for congressional action on an infrastructure measure this year.


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 ...


BNSF responds to Pacific Northwest legislation targeting crude-by-rail  FreightWaves

As state legislatures react to the growing volumes of crude oil being transported by rail in the Pacific Northwest, their responses will continue to bump up against ...


Congress' 'Problem Solvers' Tackle Infrastructure Policy  Transport Topics Online

Although President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats hit the pause button on infrastructure policy discussions earlier this year, a bipartisan group of ...


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.


Bill Aims to Boost Electric-Car Battery Mineral Production  Transport Topics Online

A group of U.S. senators is introducing legislation to boost domestic production of “critical minerals” that are often imported from China to make electric car ...


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 ...


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

State lawmakers want to increase the training requirements for law enforcement officials who transport mentally ill patients — a common practice in South ...


Connected car legislation must put EU transport goals in the fast lane  Ericsson

Digitisation is driving the most significant period of change in the automotive industry since the introduction of the moving assembly line in 1913. Today, millions ...


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...


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 ...


Time to fast-track infrastructure legislation | TheHill  The Hill

To meet the requirements of international trade, a well-maintained infrastructure is paramount.


Legislation opens Iowa roads for autonomous vehicles | Government and Politics  Quad City Times

DES MOINES — Autonomous vehicles are one turn of the wheel closer to rolling down Iowa highways.


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 ...


Let Congress Decide Privacy Safeguards for Autonomous Vehicles, 2020 Hopeful John Delaney Says  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Questions regarding the use of data collected from self-driving vehicles will need to be addressed by policymakers when they craft a ...


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Stresses Federal Funding in Infrastructure Plan  Transport Topics Online

A $2 trillion infrastructure package that congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump agreed to work on during this session of Congress should be ...


New Cars in Europe Will Be Prevented From Speeding  Forbes

Drivers in Europe will soon have to get used to anti-speeding devices in their cars, after EU legislators agreed this morning on new legislation requiring them.


Partisan Disagreements Persist Over Infrastructure Funding Mechanism  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — The leaders of the congressional committees tasked with crafting an infrastructure policy bill continue to disagree over a sustainable approach ...


New York City Changes Firearms Transport Policy Before SCOTUS Review  The Daily Caller

New York City decided to change a portion of its gun laws related to the transport of firearms just a few months after the Supreme Court decided to review a ...


Legislation grants Rosatom control of the Russian Arctic  Bellona

Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has been granted control over the Arctic Northern Sea Route, advancing its aim of becoming the sole operator on ...


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