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.

EOBRs controversy over the national airwaves missing extant/emerging solutions

| April 22, 2011

Wednesday, National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" program ran this piece on the issue of the proposed federal mandate for electronic on-board recorder use for hours-of-service monitoring. If it goes into effect, virtually all interstate haulers ...

Driver hiring, turnover increase in 4th quarter

| April 14, 2011

Large truckload fleet turnover rose to 69 percent in the fourth quarter, its highest level since the second quarter of 2008.

Groups oppose diverting highway funds

Jill Dunn | April 11, 2011

OOIDA testified against proposal to shift Highway Trust Fund dollars to non-highway transportation projects.

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