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First phase of lawsuit against port completed

The American Trucking Associations’ lawsuit against the Port of Los Angeles completed oral arguments.

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ATA: Study crash causes

Addressing risk factors would improve safety, trade group executive says.

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ATA truck tonnage index rises

The March increase of 7.5 percent was the fourth straight year-over-year monthly increase.

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ATA exec finds CSA faults

Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 rules will rely on inconsistent state accident reporting, official says.

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Flex time — ATA lays down support for sleeper berth/HOS flexibility in comments to feds

The latest wrinkle in the ongoing debate over potential changes to trucking hours-of-service regulations, for which so many drivers have offered various proposals for injecting flexibility into the system, is the biggest trucking-company organization in the nation's support for codifying split rest in the sleeper berth. "Allowing shorter documented sleeper berth periods  would promote safety and health," ran a portion of the American Trucking Associations' comments on the questions posed by the hours-of-service listening session ...

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ATA: Modify sleeper berth rules for more flexibility

FMCSA should better address the true causes of fatigue in transportation.

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Court: California reefer regs OK

An appeals court rejected a challenge by the American Trucking Associations and the Truckload Carriers Association.

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CSA 2010 rollout partially delayed by a year

Full implementation of CSA 2010 will be delayed to 2011, says the American Trucking Associations.

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Truck tonnage index increases 2.6% in February

ATA's truck tonnage index recorded the third consecutive year-over-year monthly gain.

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‘A door just opened': Jason’s Law gains steam

What might well go down in history as the biggest trucking story of 2009, at least as goes drivers' efforts to push for industry change for the better, is that of Jason's Law, named after N.Y.-based driver Jason Rivenburg after he was robbed and gunned down while parked at an abandoned grocery in South Carolina. I've written about it here several times in various contexts; sorry if this background is a big repetition. The bill ...

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