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.

Driver hours changes: Bummer of a proposal?

| December 28, 2010

Expectation among many haulers leading into FMCSA's Dec. 23 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to change drivers' hours of service regulations was that at least some larger degree of sleeper berth flexibility would be reintroduced in ...

Tonnage index dips

| December 20, 2010

Index dropped in November from October and compared with November 2009, adjusted tonnage climbed 3.9 percent.

ATA wants to keep hours rules

Jeff Crissey | December 03, 2010

American Trucking Associations has issued a white paper and launched a website highlighting successes of the current HOS regulations.

ATA seeks more CSA changes

Avery Vise | December 01, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said it won’t implement the new system until at least Dec. 12.

Road Team finalists named

Jill Dunn | November 23, 2010

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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