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ATA to appeal port truck ruling

A federal court ruled Los Angeles’ port can enforce its Clean Truck Program, which ports nationwide hope to use as a model.

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ATA chairman: Trucking looking up

Tightening of capacity along with stronger consumer confidence has Tommy Hodges more optimistic for the short-term.

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Truck tonnage up 7.4% in July

For the year, tonnage is 6.7 percent higher than the same period last year, ATA said.

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Agency opposes court-imposed hours rules deadline

FMCSA says court should not impose a deadline on issuing a regulation for supporting documents for hours-of-service compliance.

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ATA sponsors video contest

The American Trucking Associations will sponsor a video contest for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 19-25.

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Truck tonnage index falls 1.4% in June

May and June marked the first back-to-back contractions in the ATA index since March and April 2009.

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ATA presses hours lawsuit

Lawsuit is aimed to force the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to issue regulations governing supporting documents.

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ATA seeks to delay agency documents policy

The association asked the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to stay its new policy on supporting documents.

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Jason’s Law support continues to grow

Monday, June 28, was the day supporters of the Jason's Law trucking parking safety and security legislation were calling for a united front from the community of drivers and others in the industry toward its passage; I was on the road most of the day, and I'd be willing to bet others were in similar situations and missed that call. Among those requesting truck drivers to contact their legislators about the issue were Allen and Donna Smith over at http://AsktheTrucker.com, as well as driver ...

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Truck tonnage rises in May

Tonnage, though, dipped 0.6 percent from April, the American Trucking Associations said.

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