TAM News

Paid Family and Medical Leave Act Deadlines

Massachusetts has a new Paid Family and Medical Law (PFML) that has upcoming deadlines to be aware of.

Cleveland Research releases trucking trends for August

On Aug. 19, Chris Johnson from the Cleveland Research Company updated their trend analysis for the transportation industry.

Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves – Route 1 North center lane closed

Lane closures and roadway configuration on Route 1 North in Chelsea shifts Aug. 19, so the center lane on this section of highway will be closed 24/7.

FMCSA publishes HOS proposed rulemaking

FMCSA publishes notice of proposed rulemaking on changes to hours of service (HOS) rules to increase safety on America’s roadways.

Take the ATRI Top Industry Issues Survey

Complete the ATRI annual Top Industry Issues Survey to identify critical issues confronting our industry and develop strategies for addressing these issues.

Baker files commercial driver safety legislation (H.3980)

The Massachusetts governor files legislation (Bill H.3980) to make changes to the state portions of the commercial drivers license (CDL) program.

ATA – Truck tonnage index fell in June

The ATA’s advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.1% in June 2019.

Higher diesel taxes effective July 1

Although the Massachusetts diesel tax rate has not changed, Connecticut and Rhode Island – plus 10 other states – increased their rates July 1.

Weeks, TAM joins Massport Truck Access Steering Committee

TAM joins the Massport Truck Access Steering Committee, set up to ensure established truck routes are supported during Conley Container Terminal expansion.

Cruz, Marks join TAM leadership board

Roland Cruz and Richard Marks join the Trucking Association of Massachusetts board.