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Archive May 2019

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Arizona Public Safety Fee

TRALA is pleased to report that the state of Arizona has repealed its Public Safety Fee, which TRALA had actively opposed.   In the state’s recent budget agreement, the legislature included a two-year phase-out of the $32 Public Safety registration fee which was burdensome for fleets based in or operating in Arizona.  TRALA and its allies have been working to repeal this fee since it was formally proposed last winter.

EnRoute - May 16, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation plans to unveil a new, more flexible hours-of-service rules proposal in early June, according to a regulatory report posted by the department. FULL STORY

EnRoute- May 2, 2019

On April 29, 2019, Representatives Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) and Collin Peterson (D-MN) introduced H.R. 2381, the “Modern, Clean, and Safe Trucks Act of 2019,” which would repeal the 12% Federal Excise Tax (FET) on the sale price of new heavy-duty trucks, and trailers. FULL STORY