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Audit delays cross-border plan, court asked to review pilot program, hours rule due by end of month, a bridge closure, FMCSA says CSA helps compliance and other industry news items are featured.

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Driver turnover rises

Second quarter rate of 79 percent marked the third quarter in a row of increased churn in the driver market.

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House transportation leaders protest HOS proposal

Letter to Obama says proposal would be an unnecessary and costly regulatory burden on truckers, given the improved record of truck safety.

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ATA tonnage index dips in August

ATA tonnage index dips in August

Compared with August 2010, tonnage was up 5.2 percent.

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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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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

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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