American Trucking Associations

For-hire trucking index rises in February

| March 27, 2012

American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted truck tonnage index increased 5.5 percent in February from a year earlier.

Shippers’ group defends hours rule in court

| March 27, 2012

NASSTRAC is intervening to defend the FMCSA ruling that maintains the daily driving time at 11 hours.

ATA questions crash accountability decision

| March 20, 2012

ATA laments decision by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to hold trucking responsible in its CSA program for every truck-involved crash.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | March 20, 2012

Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.

ATA, TCA challenge hours rule

| March 16, 2012

ATA questioned changes to the restart provision requiring it include two consecutive periods between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.

FMCSA asks court to exclude recorder use survey

Jill Dunn | March 08, 2012

Driver survey indicated enforcement officers make poor use of EOBR data, but carriers utilize the devices effectively to harass drivers.

Hours debacle covered at news site Politico

| March 06, 2012

**(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, state governments review owner-operator status

Jill Dunn | March 02, 2012

Federal and state entities increasingly are questioning if owner-operators should be regarded as employees for tax purposes.

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