Freight 6.1 percent ahead of 2009

| November 22, 2010

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

Court rules against ATA to speed up port case

Jill Dunn | November 17, 2010

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

Los Angeles port driver employee rule on hold

Jill Dunn | October 28, 2010

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

ATA truck tonnage index gains in September

| October 27, 2010

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

TCA changes stance to favor higher truck weights

Jill Dunn | October 23, 2010

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

Agency rules for federal authority on truck IDs

| October 20, 2010

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

Panel: Slow growth now but better times ahead

| October 19, 2010

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

Survey: Economy top issue facing trucking

| October 18, 2010

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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