FAST Act

Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act

For the first time in more than a decade, highway funding and policy are settled for the next five years with the president's signature putting into law the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act Dec. 4, 2015.

The House of Representatives passed the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, or FAST Act, by a vote of 359-65 on Dec. 3, with one day until the current funding extension expired. The Senate defied earlier reports that it would not take up the measure until the following week and passed the bill by a vote of 83-16 that same evening.

Hailed as a bill with many pieces of trucker-driven language included, the bill is filled with a number of regulatory and highway funding provisions of interest to truck drivers.

The following is a comprehensive archive of coverage and analysis of the bill by the Land Line Magazine staff. Check back often as the coverage will continue for some time.