American Trucking Associations

Mississippi officials oppose higher truck weights

| November 17, 2011

Senate and House bills would raise limits to 97,000 pounds for six axles.

Trucking safety record improves

| November 16, 2011

The fatal crash rate involving large trucks has fallen each year since 2005, according to FMCSA statistics.

White House reviews hours rule

| November 02, 2011

FMCSA on Oct. 28 announced it would not be able to publish the rule by that day's deadline. The deadline was extended to Nov. 28.

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Overdrive Staff | November 01, 2011

Cross border program starts, EEOC files suit against carriers, agency urges CSA driver ratings, Icahn buys a percentage of Navistar and more industry news items are featured.

Hours final rule delayed till Nov. 28

Jill Dunn | October 28, 2011

FMCSA misses Oct. 28 target date transportation officials had indicated to a federal court.

ATA Good Stuff Trucking Image Award winners announced

| October 26, 2011

Two carriers and two state trucking associations received the American Trucking Associations’ Good Stuff Trucking Image awards. Milan, Ind.-based Baylor Trucking Inc., Greensboro-N.C.-based Mack Trucks, the Minnesota Trucking Association and the Tennessee Trucking Association were honored ...

ATA tonnage index gains in September

| October 26, 2011

Compared with September 2010, adjusted tonnage was up a solid 5.9 percent.

ATA rebuts LaHood on hours proposal research

| October 25, 2011

Transportation secretary said comprehensive data and analysis on driver fatigue supports proposed changes.

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