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.

Truck tonnage rises 4.2% in December year-over-year

| January 25, 2011

ATA said the seasonally adjusted December index was the highest since September 2008.

Housing still lags rest of the economy

| January 21, 2011

The Census Bureau reported this week that new housing starts declined in December by 4.3 percent, notes the weekly economic recap from the American Trucking Associations. 2010 was the second worst year on record for ...

Revisiting the oil bubble, as diesel continues up, up, up

| January 13, 2011

In the July 2008 issue of Truckers News, I reported on huge and speculative, long-only investment positions in commodities markets then contributing to the dramatic rise in crude oil and other commodities prices. Oil topped ...

ATA challenges port concession plan

| December 29, 2010

Aspects of the concession agreement imposed on carriers operating at the Port of Los Angeles are preempted by federal law, the association claimed.

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