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CSA’s sloppy accident accounting

FMCSA needs to go further with crash accountability, providing an appeal process and ensuring that it doesn’t penalize innocent truckers.

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Report sees trucking gains through 2023

After a significant dip during the recent recession and a mild economic recovery, the U.S. freight economy is projected to grow significantly in the years ahead.

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ATA seeks action on national clearinghouse

ATA called on FMCSA to continue making progress toward a national clearinghouse for drug and alcohol test results for commercial drivers.

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ATA urges FMCSA to remain committed to CSA goal

In a white paper released this week, ATA urges the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to remain committed CSA's goal of reducing crashes.

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Heads-up: Senate EOBR mandate gets a push

The mandate for interstate carriers in the United States to use electronic onboard recorders for hours of service tracking that is in the Senate's two-year highway bill proposal -- S. 1813, currently in conference with a House six-month temporary reauthorization and experiencing no shortage of debate -- got a little push from a few big players in trucking legislation yesterday. Namely, the American Trucking Association and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, along with the American Automobile ...

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Concern growing over FMCSA’s listening ability

Steven Bryan of Vigillo says ATA and others don't think FMCSA is listening to their concerns anymore.

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ATA urges Congress to address trucking’s needs

The American Trucking Associations asked members of the committee negotiating on the highway bill to address important industry needs.

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ATA calls for CSA changes

ATA says CSA scores are unreliable and present a loose and sometimes inverse connection to crash risk.

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FMCSA posts strategic plan

FMCSA posted online the final version of its "2012-2016 Strategic Plan: Preventing Crashes...Saving Lives" directional document.

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ATA, OOIDA square off over EOBR mandate

Bill Graves asked members on the surface transportation bill committee to require motor carriers to use EOBRs.

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