TAM News

MassDOT: Current projects with lane impacts

MassDOT has updated their Current Construction Projects with Lane Impacts, as well as the presentation with an overview of 2019 construction projects. The documents were updated May 16.

TAM Testimony – Act Relative to Truck Inspections

On May 14, Kevin Weeks, the executive director of the Trucking Association of Massachusetts, submitted written testimony in support of House Bill 3178, An Act Relative to Truck Inspections.

Support Testimony: Act Relative to Carriers of Property by Motor Vehicle

On May 14, Kevin Weeks, the executive director of the Trucking Association of Massachusetts, submitted written testimony in support of House Bill 3145, An Act Relative to Carriers of Property by Motor Vehicle.

Route 1 Chelsea – Extended lane closures begin May 13

Prepare for lane closures between the County Road Overpass through the Chelsea Curves to the Tobin Bridge on Route 1 starting May 13.

TAM meets with governor to discuss rolling stock

The Trucking Association of Massachusetts (TAM) remains at work attempting to advance the association’s rolling stock initiative.  Last week, TAM President Steve Normandin, Legislative Chairman Ed Rodricks, Board Member Andrew Boyle, Executive Director Kevin Weeks as well as Chris Spear, President & CEO of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) met with Governor Charlie Baker, House […]

Employers required to post Family and Medical Leave Law

The Department of Family and Medical Leave has posted the notice required to be provided by employers and covered business entities to their current workforce of Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) benefits, contribution rates, and other provisions as outlined in M.G.L. c. 175M Sec. 4 on or before May 31, 2019. The notice, which […]

Senate takes up bike safety legislation April 25

As previously noted, the Massachusetts Senate is advancing legislation that it passed last session early in this session to put pressure on the House to act this session. One of those items that passed last session was the traffic and bike safety including the requirement for those companies with state contracts to have convex/concave mirrors […]

TAM Position – Massport’s Infrastructure for Rebuilding America grant application

On March 14, Kevin Weeks, the executive director of TAM, wrote in support of Massport’s Infrastructure for Rebuilding America grant application for the Conley Terminal Container Storage and Freight Corridor project.

TAM Spring Transportation Conference May 16

The Trucking Association of Massachusetts Spring Transportation Conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 16 at the Double Tree Hotel in Westborough, Massachusetts. Register in advanced for the conference below. Half-day packages including the morning seminars and keynote luncheon are $125 for TAM members and $175 for non-members. An option […]

Trucking associations support NEMF employees

TAM has recently learned of the closure of New England Motor Freight, for voluntary bankruptcy. TAM is supporting the efforts of the New Jersey Motor Truck Association (NJMTA) to find positions for all of their employees. Below is a message from New Jersey on how you can post any available positions in your terminals through […]