American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted truck tonnage index increased 5.5 percent in February from a year earlier.
NASSTRAC is intervening to defend the FMCSA ruling that maintains the daily driving time at 11 hours.
ATA laments decision by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to hold trucking responsible in its CSA program for every truck-involved crash.
Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.
ATA questioned changes to the restart provision requiring it include two consecutive periods between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.
Driver survey indicated enforcement officers make poor use of EOBR data, but carriers utilize the devices effectively to harass drivers.
**(Overdrive editor Max Heine is posting updates from the Truckload Carriers Association annual meeting via the OD Twitter feed and Facebook page today. Expected to be included among the news are company driver and owner-operator ...
Federal and state entities increasingly are questioning if owner-operators should be regarded as employees for tax purposes.
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