American Trucking Associations

CSA 2010 rollout partially delayed by a year

Full implementation of CSA 2010 will be delayed to 2011, says the American Trucking Associations.

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The cross-border trucking program with Mexico, a driver screening Web site, the Illiana Expressway, IdleAire and truck-only toll lanes in Florida are among the issues featured.

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Truck tonnage index increases 2.6% in February

ATA's truck tonnage index recorded the third consecutive year-over-year monthly gain.

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‘A door just opened’: Jason’s Law gains steam

What might well go down in history as the biggest trucking story of 2009, at least as goes drivers' efforts to push for industry change for the better, is that of Jason's Law, named after N.Y.-based driver Jason Rivenburg after he was robbed and gunned down while parked at an abandoned grocery in South Carolina. I've written about it here several times in various contexts; sorry if this background is a big repetition. The bill ...

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Congress encouraged to pass Jason’s Law

Legislation would allocate funds for new safe rest areas and expansion and improvement of existing safe rest areas.

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ATA looking for drivers as Road Team members

ATA searches for professional truck drivers who are able to take time to serve as a Road Team Captain.

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ATA suit vs. Los Angeles port to begin April 20

The two sides will square off over driver classification aspects of the port’s drayage emissions-limiting program.

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Wake up call

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is expected soon to raise the bar on screening and treatment for obstructive sleep apnea.

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IdleAire pulls the plug, truckers urge hours flexibility, intermodal transport gained market share against trucks, EPA revises its 2010 engine emission guidance and more are issues covered.

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Court rules against ATA in Los Angeles port plan

U.S. court denies injunction against plan to require all independent truckers to become employees of approved trucking companies.

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