American Trucking Associations

Groups plan Stand Up for Trucking day Feb. 1

| December 15, 2011

Shippers and carriers are working collectively so Congressional representatives understand how trucking contributes to the country’s well-being.

Safety board urges total cell phone use ban by all drivers

| December 14, 2011

NTSB’s recommendation would have to be adopted separately by each U.S. state since states have authority over driver behavior.

Driver turnover increases

| December 13, 2011

Turnover rate for truckload drivers at large fleets rose to 89 percent in the third quarter of 2011, the fourth straight quarterly increase, ATA said.

Language of the MCSAC/MRB sleep apnea recommendations

| December 08, 2011

You've more than likely seen the news, available via Overdrive here, that firm recommendations for guidance on required evaluation and treatment for sleep apnea among truck drivers with a body mass index (BMI) measurement of ...

Revision of hours rule gets postponed again

| November 29, 2011

FMCSA said that it expects to issue the final rule within the next 30 days.

Groups file lawsuit to block cross-border program

| November 29, 2011

A lawsuit seeks to block the U.S. DOT from opening the U.S. border to Mexican trucks.

ATA adjusted freight index rises in October

| November 23, 2011

Index increased 0.5 percent in October after 1.5 percent in September.

ATA challenges need for hours proposal

| November 18, 2011

Association letter pointed to newly available data about the trucking industry’s safety performance in arguing against change.

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