American Trucking Associations

Appeals court overturns LA port’s employee rule

Court reversed the ruling that allowed the port’s requirement that only employee drivers regularly could work the port.

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ATA letter supports no hours rule changes

Group urges relief of regulatory burden for trucking.

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ATA tonnage index falls in July

Although lower than the previous month, the July index was 3.9 percent higher than a year earlier.

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LogBook

New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.

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Say ____ to electronic logs, Take 2

It's time to play fill in the blank again on the Channel 19 blog. It's been nearly  a year since the above headline graced this hall above a post about a rash of legislative proposals to mandate electronic logs for the entirety of interstate truckers and certain low-cost electronic logging options out there. In the meantime, of course, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has jumped the legislative shark by formally proposing its own EOBR ...

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Trucking outlook set for GATS

Panelists will deliver their insights and projections about trucking during the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference Aug. 24-25 in Dallas.

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Con-way Freight driver wins driving contest

Paul Phillips’ driving skills and knowledge of transportation and truck safety information topped those of 428 other drivers.

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LogBook

Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

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ATA truck tonnage index rebounds

The seasonally adjusted tonnage index rose 6.8 percent in June from a year earlier.

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Court orders Long Beach port to do more work

The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club went to court over the port’s plan to cut out some provisions.

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