American Trucking Associations

Rebounding factories slow a bit in September

| October 01, 2010

The recovery is still on, but it’s getting winded. That’s the conclusion of the Institute for Supply Management, which released its monthly manufacturing report today. While ISM’s Purchasing Managers Index “reading of 54.4 percent is still ...

Congress eyes diesel tax hike

Jill Dunn | October 01, 2010

Bill would establish a national freight planning process, financed through a 12-cent increase in diesel taxes and use of federal funds.

Birth of an Icon

Lucinda Coulter | October 01, 2010

For hard-working owner-operators trying to survive in a highly regulated industry, Overdrive became the Voice of the American Trucker.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | October 01, 2010

Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.

Los Angeles harbor group OKs port truck plan

| September 28, 2010

Los Angeles Harbor Commission approved a schedule for trucking companies next year to begin phasing in employee drivers.

ATA files appeal of port ruling

Jill Dunn | September 20, 2010

Meanwhile, port officials will recommend an adjusted implementation schedule for the agreement the association is disputing.

Los Angeles port delays program enforcement

Jill Dunn | September 10, 2010

A federal judge has ruled for Port of Los Angeles to enforce its Clean Truck Program.

ATA freight index gains in July

| September 02, 2010

Year-to-date, tonnage is up 6.7 percent compared with the same period in 2009.

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