Whenever car manufacturers make the slightest changes to their products they usually can’t stop talking about them. Even such minor changes as new exterior colors or wheel styles always tend to make press releases, magazines and car blogs . So it is especially surprising that Land Rover, maker of luxury SUVs, released a marketing bulletin […]
Utah’s recent move to raise gasoline taxes to fund transportation could be a model for other states, especially since it was a bipartisan effort in a Republican dominated legislature, as Eric Jay Toll writes for Phoenix Business Journal. Those supporting the bill found that in Utah, a conservative state, the arguments that worked best were […]
Reps. Ryan (R-Wi) and Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) introduced a bill on July 13 that would extend federal transport spending for highway and transit programs through the end of this year, as DC Velocity writes. The legislation, “H.R. 3038 – Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II,” passed 312-119 by recorded vote in the […]
On October 8th, 2013 Owner-Operators Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) filed a class action lawsuit in the Supreme Court of New York. The lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of NY’s imposition of highway taxes. With this lawsuit OOIDA is seeking to represent all interstate motor carriers who are subject to the fees and are not based in New […]
Connecticut is raising its diesel tax rate to 46.2 cents per gallon, the highest in the nation. The tax hike will increase the cost of doing business for auto transportation and shipping companies.