Highway Issues

The Highway Logistics Conference is responsible for all issues related to truck transportation. The major issues of interest that are currently before Conference include:

  • Development of legislative issues, including the National Motor Carrier Selection Standard
  • Implementation of provisions in 2012 MAP-21 and 2015 FAST Act highway bills
  • Hours of Service (HOS) rules
  • Electronic Logging Device (ELD) and Electronic Onboard Recording Device (EOBR) rules
  • Truck size and weight
  • Definitions relating to tank vehicles
  • Driver detention time
  • Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Agreement
  • Unified Registration System (URS)
  • Highway funding
  • Household goods issues
  • Broker bond implementation and interlining
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules on sanitary transport of food, and
  • U.S.-Mexico Cross-Border pilot program

The chair of the Highway and Logistics Conference is Lynn Gravley, President and CEO of NT Logistics, Inc. The TIA staff point of contact is Chris Burroughs.

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