American Trucking Associations

Playing the cards right in driver appreciation

| August 07, 2012

Personal relationships drive good businesses -- nowhere is that more true than in trucking.

Top drivers to square off

| August 02, 2012

The 75th anniversary 2012 National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships, hosted by American Trucking Associations, will be held August 7-11 in Minneapolis, Minn., at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Report sees trucking gains through 2023

| July 10, 2012

After a significant dip during the recent recession and a mild economic recovery, the U.S. freight economy is projected to grow significantly in the years ahead.

ATA seeks action on national clearinghouse

| July 05, 2012

ATA called on FMCSA to continue making progress toward a national clearinghouse for drug and alcohol test results for commercial drivers.

Pulse

| July 03, 2012

In our March 2010 issue, we reported on the impending Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010. The feds were trying to work out the bugs in nine test states, after starting with Colorado in 2008.

LogBook

| July 02, 2012

Court rejects EPA’s Navistar exemption, expanded Overdrive coming in August, EOBRs among hot topics for agency, OOIDA challenging Minn. out of service criteria and more industry news items are featured.

Irregular ratings: CSA snafus

| July 02, 2012

Accident blame, violation weighting and regional differences continue to plague CSA. No fix appears to be on the horizon.

Highway bill highlight reel

| June 28, 2012

The American Trucking Associations' summary of new highway bill items that are of interest to motor carriers, sent out to various media, follows -- I've rearranged a few items of driver/owner-operator interest to bring them ...

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