Legislation that would, among other things, raise the gas tax by $0.12 per gallon, increase by $35 the annual vehicle registration fee, add a new $100 annual vehicle registration fee for zero-emissions motor vehicles and impose a new $35 annual road access charge on each vehicle was approved by the Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Development Committee.
A hearing on amended legislation to exempt all motor vehicles prior to the ’81 model year from the emissions inspection requirement was postponed until Monday, May 9, 2016.
Legislation to require that the headlamps of every motor vehicle must only emit “white light” died when the legislature adjourned for the year.
Legislation to extend the emissions-inspection exemption for new cars was signed into law by Governor Bill Haslam.
Legislation to re-establish the authority of the Bureau of Trails to permit larger off-highway recreational vehicles at Jericho Mountain State Park was approved by the Senate.
The biennial SEMA Washington Rally marks the 13th time SEMA members have assembled in our nation’s capital to advocate on behalf of the automotive specialty-equipment industry.
The EPA’s recent decision to withdraw its provision regarding regulating race cars does not ensure our right to modify race cars.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires most companies with 10 or more employees to keep a record of worker injuries and illnesses.
A SEMA-supported bill has been introduced in the U.S. Congress that will cap the yearly amount of ethanol to be blended into transportation fuel at 9.7%.
Legislation to exempt motor vehicles more than 35 years old from the requirement that they have a certificate of title was signed into law by Governor Robert J. Bentley.
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