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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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CSA testimony focuses on safety evaluations

Trucking representatives said the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 is good in some regards, but they have concerns about how its data is used in safety evaluations.

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My first run behind the wheel

Next time you ask if I've driven before, I can at least say "yes" before the qualifiers (well, "at 40 mph, if that," "with an automatic transmission," "no trailer on") begin. A visit to Schneider National headquarters in Green Bay, Wis., to bear witness to the truckload carrier's 75th Anniversary celebration June 10 yielded unexpected delights, let's say.  First, though, I got to try out one of the company's simulators. At the the Schneider Driver Training Center, company safety VP Don Osterberg and driver-trainer Dale ...

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Hearing set for CSA 2010

The hearing will be June 23 before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

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Schneider National celebrates 75 years

The company was founded in 1935 when Al Schneider sold the family car to buy his first truck.

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LaHood responds to ATA letter

The June 3 letter responded to an ATA letter in which the ATA said the DOT appeared to disproportionately support non-truck transport.

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ATA truck tonnage index rises

For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased for the sixth time in the last seven months, gaining 0.9 percent in April.

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