Jason’s Law: Time for action is now

| November 10, 2011

Yesterday, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works unanimously approved a two-year transportation authorization bill (S. 1813, or MAP-21) extending current funding levels and making other enhancements that could lead, said Committee Chairwoman Barbara ...

Fleet Focus

Overdrive Staff | November 01, 2011

Drivers and carriers receive recognition and awards.

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.

Trucking groups find solidarity on higher truck weight

| October 19, 2011

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

ATA renews support for cross-border trucking

| October 19, 2011

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

ATA economist sees mixed trucking outlook

| October 18, 2011

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

Retail’s rebound bodes well for holidays

| October 14, 2011

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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