American Trucking Associations

Agency opposes court-imposed hours rules deadline

FMCSA says court should not impose a deadline on issuing a regulation for supporting documents for hours-of-service compliance.

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Congress eyes higher truck weights again

The Senate has referred a bill to committee that would increase the Interstate truck weight allowance from 80,000 to 97,000 pounds.

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Agency updates CSA 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced updates to the Safety Management System to better identify "high risk" fleets.

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Update: More congressmen support ports bill

Representatives are co-sponsoring a bill that would amend federal law to allow ports new authority over trucking.

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LogBook

Truck electrification services are spreading, FMCSA seeks better reporting of convictions, Arrow foresees used truck shortage, the hours rule proposal is advanced and more industry issues are featured.

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ATA sponsors video contest

The American Trucking Associations will sponsor a video contest for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 19-25.

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Truck tonnage index falls 1.4% in June

May and June marked the first back-to-back contractions in the ATA index since March and April 2009.

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‘No Zone’ redux

A look at one of the "No Zone" safe-driving advocacy trailers.

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ATA presses hours lawsuit

Lawsuit is aimed to force the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to issue regulations governing supporting documents.

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Users say border waits cut

Customs and Border Protection officials, however, lack data to measure waiting times accurately.

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