Groups push for safer trucks

| June 09, 2011

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

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

| June 08, 2011

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 ...

ATA tonnage drops in April

| May 25, 2011

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

ATA board votes against detention time regs

| May 19, 2011

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

Unity diaries: Jason’s Law lives

| May 12, 2011

It's been more than two years since New York trucker Jason Rivenburg was slain in South Carolina after being held up while parked at an abandoned commercial property. It's also been two years since House ...

Jason’s Law re-introduced

Jill Dunn | May 11, 2011

Jason’s Law would provide $20 million annually over six years for truck parking upgrades on the National Highway System.

Groups spar over heavier truck proposal

| May 04, 2011

Teamsters, safety advocates, railroads oppose heavier trucks, while ATA favors bill to allow them.

ATA truck tonnage index up in 1st quarter

| April 26, 2011

For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 1.7 percent in March after falling a revised 2.7 percent in February.

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