TAM on the record

Trucking in Massachusetts; How the Rolling Stock Tax impacts you

Help defeat the rolling stock tax! Massachusetts applies this unfair tax to trucking companies with substantial nexus to the commonwealth.

TAM Testimony – Related to legislation filed relative to autonomous vehicles

Massachusetts should consider the impact of regulating autonomous vehicles carrying passengers on the trucking industry as it begins to implement autonomous truck technology.

TAM Testimony – Concerning House Bill 3980, An Act to Promote Commercial Driving Safety

TAM submitts written testimony relative to House Bill 3980, An Act to Promote Commercial Driving Safety.

TAM Testimony – Opposition to House Bill 3129, and in support of Senate Bill 2141

TAM writes in opposition of HB 3129, An Act relative to the use of liquid calcium chloride on state highways, and in support of SB 2141, An Act relative to commercial fees.

TAM Testimony – In opposition to Senate Bill 2148, and House Bills 3027 & 3670

On July 26, Kevin Weeks, the executive director of the Trucking Association of Massachusetts, submitted written testimony in opposition to House Bill 3027, An Act Relative to Route 60 in the Towns of Arlington and Medford; Senate Bill 2148, Relative to the Use of the Neponset Valley Parkway in the Town of Milton; and House […]

Fact Sheet – Financing the Commonwealth’s transportation needs, ensuring trucking’s future

As the Massachusetts legislature continues to discuss meeting the Commonwealth’s transportation needs for the immediate and distant future, any decision must consider the impact on such actions on the trucking industry. According to a 2018 study by Northeastern University’ Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, “trucks are a large part of the commonwealth’s economy […]