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Congress Considers Moving Business Concerns

Congress Considers Moving Business Concerns

You need to make sure your moving businesses is up to date with policy changes and implementations, which could have an effect on your business. You must be aware of any potential changes that could help or hinder your future business plans. Congress is taking the first steps at two policies, which could affect moving businesses.

Changes to the Highways and Transit Bill to Improve Safety

Changes to the Highways and Transit Bill to Improve Safety

As with all government bodies, the FMCSA is always looking to ensure the safety of the people using the highways across America, and this includes commercial drivers too. They are looking to address some of the issues that the AMSA and their members have campaigned for, mainly a change in the law to make the situation as fair as possible.

Hours Of Service Rule Suspended for Further Study

Hours Of Service Rule Suspended for Further Study

A new development in the Hours of Service rule is underway. A study has been called by Congress to look into a related ruling that was passed in 2013. The questions that are being studied include any safety aspects, health of the driver, and the possibility of fatigue. At the conclusion to this study, then the ruling will go back into effect. Depending on the outcome of the study, there may or may not be any changes which will need to occur before this is reinstated.

Worry Increases as the Future of Highway Funding Remains Uncertain

Worry Increases as the Future of Highway Funding Remains Uncertain

There is still no decision made to end the crisis of the Highway and Transit Program, the fund set up to ensure that the highways were maintained across America. It has been in trouble since 2008, when the spending was more than the duty claimed. The resolution of a hike in the tax on fuel was rejected with the difference being settled from the general fund. This has continued each year as the amount collected and the amount spent still don’t match.

Decisions from Congress for Business

Decisions from Congress for Business

As usual in politics, there is always some time delay, which can affect the progression of different areas of society, including the business community. While it is important that decisions are made in a timely manner, it is also important that the right decisions are made to enable businesses to move forward and develop and grow.

CSA Safety Records Can Harm Your Moving Business

CSA Safety Records Can Harm Your Moving Business

It is important that information about moving businesses and their safety records are made visible to the public so they can make good decisions. However, the current system being used by the FMCSA is not accurate and there are calls for this data not to be visible to the general public.

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