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ATA, OOIDA square off over EOBR mandate

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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Monthly tonnage index rises, up 2.7 percent from last year

Monthly tonnage index rises, up 2.7 percent from last year

ATA's seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.2 percent in March.

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Driver turnover decreases slightly in fourth quarter

After a year of quarterly increases, the turnover rate for truck drivers at large truckload fleets dipped one percentage point to an annualized rate of 88 percent.

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ATA index dips in January

FYI: TRUCKING NEWS IN BRIEF/The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 4 percent in January after surging 6.4 percent in December.

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Year's top owner-operator named, N.C., Virginia and Missouri in tolling program, FMCSA wants EOBR survey excluded and more industry news items are featured.

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FMCSA study: Speed limiters improve safety

Research confirms safety benefits of using technology to electronically govern and limit the top speed of commercial trucks.

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For-hire trucking index rises in February

American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted truck tonnage index increased 5.5 percent in February from a year earlier.

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Shippers’ group defends hours rule in court

NASSTRAC is intervening to defend the FMCSA ruling that maintains the daily driving time at 11 hours.

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ATA questions crash accountability decision

ATA laments decision by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to hold trucking responsible in its CSA program for every truck-involved crash.

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ATA, TCA challenge hours rule

ATA questioned changes to the restart provision requiring it include two consecutive periods between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.

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