Position Summary: NASSTRAC, along with other members of the Clean and Sustainable Transportation Coalition, opposes the legislative change sought by the Port of Los Angeles and its allies, and has joined a number of letters on the issue to members of Congress, mayors, and state and port officials. There are two important reasons for this opposition.
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Position Summary: NASSTRAC supports reduced emissions, reduced reliance on imported oil, minimizing congestion and other environmental goals. However, decision-makers in Washington and elsewhere are mistaken if they think motor, rail, water and air carriers are interchangeable, and that restructuring the nation’s transportation system to serve non-transportation goals can be accomplished without increased costs, decreased efficiency or economic disruption. > Read full position
Position Summary: NASSTRAC will continue to support reasonable Hours of Service rules that appropriately balance the interest of all Americans in highway safety with the need of shippers, consumers and the economy for an efficient, productive trucking industry, and the need of drivers for adequate rest and incomes and schedules that do not exacerbate chronic shortages of professional drivers. > Read full position