American Trucking Associations

ATA, TCA challenge hours rule

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

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FMCSA asks court to exclude recorder use survey

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

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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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