Insurance hike, parking relief not in Senate highway bill

Jun 27, 2021

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation approved its version of a highway funding bill that includes a number of provisions and amendments related to trucking. While some provisions in the bill are the same as those included in the U.S. House’s highway bill that passed the committee stage last week, the Senate version does not include a hike to carriers’ required minimum liability insurance.

After passing the committee by a 25-3 vote, the bill will move to the full Senate floor.

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Posted by: Pat Monks