American Trucking Associations

ATA truck tonnage index gains in September

| October 27, 2010

For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.7 percent in September after falling a revised 2.8 percent in August.

Agencies eye national heavy truck fuel standards

| October 25, 2010

Federal agencies announced fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards for heavy-duty commercial vehicles.

TCA changes stance to favor higher truck weights

Jill Dunn | October 23, 2010

The Truckload Carriers Association now supports increasing the allowable truck weight from 80,000 to 88,000 pounds.

Agency rules for federal authority on truck IDs

| October 20, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted three petitions submitted by the American Trucking Associations.

Panel: Slow growth now but better times ahead

| October 19, 2010

Manufacturing has provided some growth – about 8 percent since last June – due in part to tax credits.

Volvo re-ups to sponsor Road Team

| October 18, 2010

Volvo Trucks again will sponsor America's Road Team in 2011.

Survey: Economy top issue facing trucking

| October 18, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new regulatory framework for evaluating carrier and driver safety is a close second to the economy.

Agency forced to issue hours-of-service rule

| October 04, 2010

FMCSA plans to issue a proposed rule by the end of this year on supporting documents for hours-of-service compliance.

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