Association letter pointed to newly available data about the trucking industry’s safety performance in arguing against change.
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 ...
Drivers and carriers receive recognition and awards.
Compared with September 2010, adjusted tonnage was up a solid 5.9 percent.
Transportation secretary said comprehensive data and analysis on driver fatigue supports proposed changes.
The boards of the American Trucking Associations and Truckload Carriers Association voted support for 88,000-pound, five-axle trucks.
The pilot program officially began Oct. 14 after officials granted provisional operating authority to the first Mexican carrier.
Industry faces softening demand and rising costs but capacity should continue to remain tight.
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