Permanent hours-of-service fix, minimum driver age, highway funding top ATA agenda for 2015

| February 18, 2015

In addition to a more long-term hours-of-service fix, Osiecki says ATA will promote increasing fuel taxes to boost highway funding, building a national freight plan, lowering the legal age to obtain a CDL and dealing ...

Volvo dedicates new VNL tractor for ATA’s Road Team

| January 16, 2015

The truck and trailer will be used at events around the country to promote trucking’s image and teach members of the public about the industry.

80 percent of public oppose overturning current hours rule, trucking questions study

| October 17, 2014

Safety groups are pushing a new study that shows 80 percent of the American public wants Congress to leave the 2013 hours-of-service rule in place and to abandon efforts to suspend the rule. Trucking groups, ...

Trucking Moves America Forward close to reaching funds goal

| October 09, 2014

The campaign has surpassed 80 percent of its $1 million fundraising goal, TMAF announced at the ATA conference earlier this week.

Carl Schultz named ATA driver of the year

| October 08, 2014

Currently with Davis Express, in addition to accumulating well over 4 million miles of safe driving, Schultz has been recognized many times during his lengthy career for his hard work and commitment to safety.

Hours of service remains top concern in carrier survey

| October 06, 2014

Fleet difficulty finding drivers rose to No. 2, followed by CSA, driver retention, the ELD mandate and truck parking. Weight in yourself via this post's related poll and in the comments.

Coalition of trucking groups calls for removal of public CSA scores

| August 26, 2014

Ten trucking groups sent a letter to the DOT pleading for the public scores in the CSA program to be removed from public view, pointing to research that says the scores are not a reliable ...

Readers say no to speed governing, less equivocal on a national speed limit

| August 18, 2014

Haven't we been here before? With some industry organizations calling for a national 65-mph speed limit and governing of Class 7 and 8 trucks to similar limits, readers weigh in.

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