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.

ATA tonnage index increases 3.8% in January

| February 24, 2011

Compared with January 2010, adjusted tonnage climbed 8 percent, which was the largest year-over-year increase since April 2010.

Groups split on cell phone proposal

| February 24, 2011

ATA supports hands-free cell phone use, while OOIDA opposes federal proposal to ban handheld mobile phones.

Ports authority over trucking operators examined

Jill Dunn | February 22, 2011

The American Trucking Associations has finished filing appeal briefs against the Port of Los Angeles.

Speakers support hours status quo

| February 17, 2011

In an FMCSA session, representatives from carriers and trucking groups and owner-operators said proposed changes wouldn’t lead to improvements

ATA offers hours information

| February 08, 2011

The American Trucking Associations is making information about proposed hours-of-service changes available to drivers at truck stops.

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