Tag: Truck Drivers

Daines Leads Bill to Protect Montana Truckers, Driving Public 

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines introduced the “Deregulating Restrictions on Interstate Vehicles and Eighteen-Wheelers (DRIVE) Act,” a bill that would prohibit the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) from implementing any rule or regulation mandating large commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) engaged in interstate commerce be equipped with a speed limiting device set to a maximum speed. Studies have shown that speed limiting devices on large CMVs make our roads less safe, increasing congestion and creating dangerous speed differentials among vehicles, leading to higher crash rates.  “Montana truckers play an essential role in the Treasure State’s economy and ensuring they stay safe on the job

Daines’ Effort to Protect Montana Truckers from Biden’s Heavy-Handed Green Regulations Passes U.S. Senate

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines’ effort to overturn President Biden’s aggressive EPA regulation on heavy-duty vehicle emissions passed the U.S. Senate this week by a vote of 50-49. President Biden’s regulation would devastate Montana’s trucking industry by raising costs for Montanans while they are already facing sky-high inflation and incentivize older, less efficient trucks to stay on the road. “As Montanans struggle to keep up with rising costs and the supply chain remains strained, the last thing we need is heavy-handed regulations that will raise freight costs and put good-paying Montana trucking jobs in jeopardy. I will always stand up against President Biden’s woke, green