COVID-19: SCDMV extension to CDL and CLP expirations
Updated on June 30, 2020  By Kevin A. Shwedo –  Executive Director, SCDMV   EXTENSIONS TO SCDMV DOCUMENT EXPIRATIONS  The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles recognizes the importance of intrastate and interstate commercial trucking to the state’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the criticality of the Motor Carrier industry, and in...
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Miles-Based User Pilot: Call for Participation
Dear Transportation Industry Partners, I am asking for your assistance in studying an alternative approach for funding North Carolina’s transportation system by participating in a short pilot study that starts in early July. Our principal revenue source – motor fuel taxes – is declining due to increasing fuel efficiency and a growing number of electric vehicles using...
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Safety Update – New OSHA Silica Standards
U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration Office of Communications Washington, D.C. www.osha.gov For Immediate Release June 29, 2020 Contact: Office of Communications Phone: 202-693-1999 U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance to Ensure Uniform Enforcement of Silica Standards WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued...
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Urge Your Senator to Support H1225
Ask Your Senator to Vote Yes on Bond to Fund $3.1 Billion in Needed Education and Transportation Infrastructure By a vote of 113-5, the North Carolina House of Representatives recently passed a major infrastructure spending bill for K-12, higher education and transportation. HB 1225 would authorize placing a $3.1 billion bond on the November ballot...
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Economic Update with Mark Vitner
A big thanks to the Carolinas AGC for hosting an informative  Piedmont District Virtual Luncheon with Mark Vitner yesterday. See a copy of the of presentation for an in depth look into his analysis as of June 2020. Mark Vitner’s June 2020 Economic Outl...
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