Year-to-date through October, seasonally adjusted tonnage is up 6.1 percent compared with the same period in 2009.
A federal court has denied the American Trucking Associations’ request to expedite its appeal in its lawsuit against the Port of Los Angeles.
A federal judge issued a temporary injunction preventing the Port of Los Angeles from implementing its driver employee requirement.
For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.7 percent in September after falling a revised 2.8 percent in August.
The Truckload Carriers Association now supports increasing the allowable truck weight from 80,000 to 88,000 pounds.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted three petitions submitted by the American Trucking Associations.
Manufacturing has provided some growth – about 8 percent since last June – due in part to tax credits.
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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