ATA adjusted freight index rises in October

| November 23, 2011

Index increased 0.5 percent in October after 1.5 percent in September.

ATA challenges need for hours proposal

| November 18, 2011

Association letter pointed to newly available data about the trucking industry’s safety performance in arguing against change.

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.

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