American Trucking Associations

Hours debacle covered at news site Politico

**(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 of the year awards. Stay tuned.)** Click through the thumbnail of the graph here for Politico writer Adam Snider's brief dissection of the debate over the new hours rule, his reporting tracking primarily in the divisions over what exactly is wrong ...

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Federal, state governments review owner-operator status

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

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ATA index dips in January

Index dropped 4 percent in January from the previous month and increased 3.6 percent from a year earlier.

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ATA sides with agency over use of electronic logs

ATA filed an amicus brief Feb. 24 with the U.S. Court of Appeals in support of using electronic onboard recorders.

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Groups sue over hours rule

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Public Citizen and the Truck Safety Coalition object to FMCSA not reducing the driving day to 10 hours from 11.

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Trucking groups oppose future tolls

State trucking associations and national trucking groups wrote Senate to vote against tolling interstates.

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Truce in truck weight debate

American Trucking Associations and the Association of American Railroads are backing a truck weight limit freeze.

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ATA requests hours review

The association asks the court to review the recently published final rule changing hours-of-service regulations.

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Feds set date for stability control proposed rule

The NHTSA also expects to issue a notice for a proposed rule to mandate speed limiting devices for heavy trucks.

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California backs fuel standard that could raise costs

Two years ago, the American Trucking Associations and others filed suit against the state board’s low carbon fuel standard.

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