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ATA tonnage index gains in September

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

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ATA rebuts LaHood on hours proposal research

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

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Trucking groups find solidarity on higher truck weight

The boards of the American Trucking Associations and Truckload Carriers Association voted support for 88,000-pound, five-axle trucks.

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ATA renews support for cross-border trucking

The pilot program officially began Oct. 14 after officials granted provisional operating authority to the first Mexican carrier.

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ATA economist sees mixed trucking outlook

Industry faces softening demand and rising costs but capacity should continue to remain tight.

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Retail’s rebound bodes well for holidays

The economy’s still sputtering, but it looks like there will be lots of freight through the holidays. At least consumer goods and other cargo related to retail sales are doing well, based on recent reports.

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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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