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.

Agency forced to issue hours-of-service rule

| October 04, 2010

FMCSA plans to issue a proposed rule by the end of this year on supporting documents for hours-of-service compliance.

Congress eyes diesel tax hike

Jill Dunn | October 01, 2010

Bill would establish a national freight planning process, financed through a 12-cent increase in diesel taxes and use of federal funds.

Los Angeles harbor group OKs port truck plan

| September 28, 2010

Los Angeles Harbor Commission approved a schedule for trucking companies next year to begin phasing in employee drivers.

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