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Groups veto hours changes

| March 08, 2011

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, the American Trucking Associations and a shippers’ group all opposed the proposals.

National diesel price surges 14 cents

| February 28, 2011

Prices have advanced for 13 consecutive weeks. The national average price is 85.5 cents higher than the same week last year.

Cargo theft increasing

| February 22, 2011

FreightWatch reported the volume of cargo theft grew throughout the western hemisphere.

Budget includes $129B for transportation

| February 15, 2011

More than 55 separate highway programs would be streamlined into five core programs to eliminate overlap.

Trucker wins fatigue inspection case

Jill Dunn | February 08, 2011

A federal judge has ruled Minnesota State Patrol conduct during a 2008 inspection violated a trucker’s rights against unreasonable search and seizure.

FMCSA sets Feb. 17 HOS listening session

By Jill Dunn | January 28, 2011

FMCSA will hold a listening session on its hours-of-service proposal Feb. 17. Agency officials will take comments and questions online.

Truck tonnage rises 4.2% in December year-over-year

| January 25, 2011

ATA said the seasonally adjusted December index was the highest since September 2008.

How to file comments on hours proposal

| January 14, 2011

Drivers are encouraged to comment on the FMCSA proposal by Feb. 28 to influence the final outcome.

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