The International Registration Plan (IRP) has released an advisory Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document regarding the soon-to-be-implemented Full Reciprocity Plan (FRP). The FRP was adopted by the IRP voting members last fall, and once it becomes effective, full reciprocity will be granted for all apportioned vehicles in all member jurisdictions. The FRP ballot was strongly supported by TRALA while the ballot was being considered, and TRALA and many of its individual member companies worked directly with the jurisdictions' voting representatives as well as through allied state trucking associations to secure the passage of the ballot. [...]
TRALA is seeking an amendment to Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement (SSUTA) legislation in Florida that would ensure that the current option for lessors to elect to pay sales tax at the time of vehicle registration is retained. Though the main purpose of the bill is to adopt SSUTA, some TRALA members have expressed concern that the bill, as currently written, would strike the existing provision in Florida law that allows leasing companies to pay sales tax at the time of registration. [...]
Unique tolling problems facing the vehicle renting and leasing industry are the focus of a new white paper released today by TRALA. As part of the MAP-21 highway reauthorization bill, Congress mandated that a nationally interoperable system for collecting tolls electronically be established within four years. TRALA initially released its white paper to the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA), which is helping to formulate an interoperability strategy in accordance with the mandate. TRALA intends to work together with AAMVA leading up to the implementation of nationwide tolling interoperability to address the challenges its members face with tolling. [...]
EnRoute - February 19, 2014
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is proposing new regulations to speed up the pace of union elections, which are identical to the changes that were first proposed in 2011. Read More
Join us March 10-14, 2014 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona for TRALA's Annual Meeting. Please click here to learn more information about the meeting, view a copy of the preliminary schedule, or a list of registered attendees.