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ATA tonnage index falls

Seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.3 percent in May.

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Driver fatigue on safety list

The National Transportation Safety Board has announced its new list of the most critical transportation issues.

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Release of oil reserves aimed to cut prices

The U.S. and the IEA each plan to release two million barrels of oil a day for the next 30 days.

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Driver turnover rises

Turnover for longhaul truck drivers increased in the first three months of the year.

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ATA opposes hazmat proposal

ATA wants agency to withdraw proposal to regulate the loading and unloading of hazardous materials to conduct needed research.

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Researcher rejects hours studies

Former head of FMCSA research says recent studies contain many problems and shouldn’t be relied on to support the agency’s proposed changes.

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Groups push for safer trucks

ATA and OOIDA called on the federal government to research how standards for crashworthiness for heavy trucks could benefit truckers.

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Custom rig as educational shuttle — a Mack contribution to the space program

It’s not as big as its sister ships. Nor has it ever gone into orbit. But for more than two decades, the Shuttle Blake has served a very important mission -- educating students about space exploration.  Mack Trucks has been part of the story all along. In the early 1980s Bob Boehmer, a teacher at Schnecksville Elementary school just outside of Allentown, Pa., came to Mack with an old military transport bus. Boehmer’s vision was to ...

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ATA tonnage drops in April

April’s decline followed a revised 1.9 percent gain in March. The April figure was 4.8 percent higher than a year earlier.

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ATA board votes against detention time regs

The American Trucking Associations Board of Directors called on policymakers to respect contracts between carriers and shippers.

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