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ATA: Freight to grow slowly

Total freight tonnage will grow 25 percent, and total freight transportation revenue will grow 69 percent by 2021.

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Trucking groups oppose climate change bill

ATA and OOIDA contend the bill will lead to a fuel tax that will hit truckers hard.

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Merits of port truck programs debated

Southern California port Clean Truck Programs were discussed at a Congressional hearing as to whether trucking law should be changed.

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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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