Transportation Legislation And Regulation To Watch In 2016

Law360, New York (December 24, 2015, 8:38 PM EST) -- The transportation industry in 2016 will navigate a grab bag of newly enacted legislation and regulation including the long-awaited extension of federal highway funding, while also watching out for new rules to come down laying out operational and ratings standards for commercial truckers.

President Barack Obama in December signed off on Congress’ $305 billion Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act to pay for highway and other transportation infrastructure projects nationwide.

It’s a package that contains a mixed bag of provisions that rail, transit, freight, highways and port operators will have to get to work implementing.

Meanwhile, truckers are anticipating a new proposed...

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