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.

ATA supports bill to close drug test loophole

| April 11, 2011

Loophole allows truck drivers who have tested positive for drugs or alcohol to deceive carriers and continue driving.

FMCSA unveils cross-border trucking plan

Jill Dunn | April 09, 2011

Cross-border trucking project with Mexico will require fewer participants and equip participating Mexican trucks with GPS or electronic on-board recorders.

ATA supports electronic logs

| April 08, 2011

ATA said Compliance Safety Accountability program shows a link between compliance with hours-of-service rules and carrier safety performance.

Back to the past: $4 diesel returns

| April 06, 2011

Well it's official, folks. The Energy Information Administration's weekly diesel report this week showed the national average with 3 cents of the $4 mark, reaching the highest point yet in the now near nine-month run-up in ...

ATA index drops in February

| March 22, 2011

For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.9 percent after increasing a revised 3.5 percent in January 2011.

Groups veto hours changes

| March 08, 2011

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, the American Trucking Associations and a shippers’ group all opposed the proposals.

Politicians support current hours rule

| March 02, 2011

A bipartisan group of congressmen and senators has called on the Obama administration to retain the current safety rules.

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