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Road Team finalists named

Thirty-four truckers are finalists in the American Trucking Associations’ selection process to become 2011-2012 America's Road Team Captains.

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Freight 6.1 percent ahead of 2009

Year-to-date through October, seasonally adjusted tonnage is up 6.1 percent compared with the same period in 2009.

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Court rules against ATA to speed up port case

A federal court has denied the American Trucking Associations’ request to expedite its appeal in its lawsuit against the Port of Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles port driver employee rule on hold

A federal judge issued a temporary injunction preventing the Port of Los Angeles from implementing its driver employee requirement.

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ATA truck tonnage index gains in September

For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.7 percent in September after falling a revised 2.8 percent in August.

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TCA changes stance to favor higher truck weights

The Truckload Carriers Association now supports increasing the allowable truck weight from 80,000 to 88,000 pounds.

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Agency rules for federal authority on truck IDs

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted three petitions submitted by the American Trucking Associations.

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Panel: Slow growth now but better times ahead

Manufacturing has provided some growth – about 8 percent since last June – due in part to tax credits.

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Survey: Economy top issue facing trucking

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new regulatory framework for evaluating carrier and driver safety is a close second to the economy.

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Agency forced to issue hours-of-service rule

FMCSA plans to issue a proposed rule by the end of this year on supporting documents for hours-of-service compliance.

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