The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Senate Votes to Replenish Fund for Road, Bridge Projects

September 11, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The U.S. Senate has voted to move $8 billion into the highway trust fund, restoring solvency to an account crucial to federal road and bridge projects, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Just five days earlier, Transportation Secretary Mary Peters had warned that the trust fund would be out of money by the end of the month if Congress didn't take action. She urged Congress to approve the replinishment bill that President George W. Bush had previously threatened to veto, according to the Times.

The House is expected to vote on the legislation today, Sept. 11.


Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Faq Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Sponsored by

Propane is produced from both natural gas processing and crude oil refining, in roughly equal amounts from each source. In the fleet industry, it can be used as a vehicle fuel.

Read more

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher