MCE Panels to Examine Expected Rules for Reducing Emissions
Updated: 10/6/2010 3:15:00 PM By Sean McNally, Senior Reporter This story appears in the Oct. 4 print edition of TransportRead more.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Announces New Anti-distracted Driving Regulations, Employer Policies, and Preliminary Results from Pilot Enforcement Campaigns
U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Public Affairs 1200 New Jersey Ave., S.E. Washington, DC 20590www.dot.gov/affairs/index.html USDOT 175-10 Tuesday, SeptemberRead more.
Donate IRA funds to charity
Time is running out on a unique tax break for older taxpayers with charitable intentions. If you donate funds directlyRead more.
NHTSA Proposes New Truck-Tire Standards
The Department of Transportation has proposed changes to heavy-duty truck tire safety standards, the first such proposal in 37 years.Read more.
TSA Orlando Making a Difference in the Community
Press Release October 4, 2010 Media Contact: TSA Public Affairs Sari Koshetz 305-432-0076 ORLANDO, Fla. – A Transportation Security AdministrationRead more.
USDOT and USDOJ Fines Tornado Bus Company $55,000 for Violating Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Requirements
U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Public Affairs 1200 New Jersey Ave., S.E. Washington, DC 20590www.dot.gov/briefing-room.html FMCSA 14-10 Monday, SeptemberRead more.
Crude Oil, Diesel Prices Up Tuesday
Diesel prices jumped more than 3 cents from Monday to Tuesday, according to Promiles, which showed an average price ofRead more.
UPS Buys 130 Hybrid Trucks
Updated: 10/4/2010 4:20:00 PM UPS Inc. said it has purchased 130 hybrid electric vehicles, which the package carrier will launchRead more.
CVSA Recognizes Safety-Minded Enforcement Officials
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance recognized three enforcement leaders who will make up the first-ever CVSA International Safety Team. TheRead more.
Proposed Settlement in Arrow Driver Suit Would Pay $1.58 Million
A settlement has been proposed in a lawsuit that has seen 256 former Arrow Trucking Co. drivers seeking payment forRead more.
Study: Mandatory Alcohol Testing Cuts Risk of Alcohol Involvement in Fatal Crashes
A study by scientists at Columbia University found that mandatory alcohol testing programs for commercial truck drivers may have contributedRead more.
Medicare Tax: Start Planning Ahead
The significant new health care legislation imposes a unique “payroll tax” on investment income. At least the new tax doesn’tRead more.
New tax breakthrough for LLCs
An important new Tax Court case could provide valuable tax savings for owners of limited liability corporations (LLCs) and partnersRead more.
Advice to Clients in Uncertain Markets
In the “flash crash” on May 6, 2010, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped nearly 1,000 points only to recoverRead more.
Produce big manufacturing deductions
The so-called “manufacturing deduction” isn’t just limited to companies that manufacture products in the traditional sense of the word. It’sRead more.