Avery Vise

Trucking adds 4,500 jobs

| May 06, 2011

Compared to April 2010, the number of jobs in for-hire trucking was up 41,600, or 3.4 percent.

1,600 trucking jobs added

| April 01, 2011

Payroll employment at for-hire trucking companies in March was 40,000 jobs higher than in March 2010.

ATA index drops in February

| March 22, 2011

For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.9 percent after increasing a revised 3.5 percent in January 2011.

Trucking jobs rise in February

| March 04, 2011

If the numbers hold, the increase in trucking jobs would be the largest one-month surge since December 1990.

Trucking jobs surge with November revision

| February 04, 2011

U.S. Department of Labor figures released Feb. 4 show 9,200 more trucking jobs than the agency's report a month ago.

FMCSA proposes to mandate onboard recorders

| February 01, 2011

All interstate commercial truck and bus carriers that use logbooks would have to use electronic onboard recorders under a proposed regulation.

Agency to consider speed limiter rule in 2012

| December 30, 2010

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will mandate speed limiters on new heavy-duty trucks.

FMCSA proposes hours-of-service changes

| December 23, 2010

One of the big questions had been whether FMCSA would reduce the number of driving hours allowed between off-duty periods from the current 11 to 10.

Avery Vise

Avery Vise is executive director, trucking research and analysis for Randall-Reilly Business Media and also serves as senior editor, industry analysis for Commercial Carrier Journal. Previously, he was editorial director of Randall-Reilly’s Fleet/Dealer/Aftermarket group and had served as chief editor of CCJ for 10 years. From 1985 to 1998, Vise worked for McGraw-Hill’s Aviation Week Group, covering Congress and the Department of Transportation for publications about the commercial aviation industry. He has received numerous awards from American Business Media and the American Society of Business Publication Editors for his coverage of the trucking industry. Vise is a graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., with degrees in government and history.

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