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DOT’s Foxx, 11 predecessors eschew short-term highway funding mind set

Sources: U.S. Department of Transportation; CP staff

As Congress confronts Highway Trust Fund shortfalls, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and 11 of his predecessors have informed federal lawmakers that their work does not end with a proposed measure maintaining highway, bridge and transit program funding levels through May 2015.

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FMCSA shifts policy on electronic hours of service logs, driver signatures

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration

To provide federal, state and local motor carrier enforcement officials uniform information regarding computer software and devices heavy duty truck drivers use in recordkeeping, FMCSA has issued guidance indicating it will accept electronically generated hours of service record of duty status logs with electronic signatures.

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