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House bill would increase trucking insurance minimum by millions

| July 23, 2013

A bill referred to the House's transportation committee last week would raise the minimum insurance required by trucking companies from $750,000 to $4,422,000.

Broker organization sues over hike in bond requirement

| July 19, 2013

AIPBA alleges FMCSA violation of the Administrative Procedure Act, given the agency did not conduct rulemaking to raise the minimum required broker bond from $10K to $75K, slated to go into effect October 1.

Supreme Court says Port of LA can’t require placards, parking plans

| June 13, 2013

The court ruled that the Port of Los Angeles can't require trucks entering the port to display special placards nor make trucking companies submit off-street parking plans for trucks not in service.

FMCSA’s focus on inspections a point of contention at CVSA workshop

| April 23, 2013

ATA representative Phil Byrd challenged the enforcement community to shift priorities away from inspections to traffic enforcement. Also: Regulatory update from FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

Supreme Court hears case against Port of LA’s Clean Truck Program

| April 18, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court this week heard a case brought by the American Trucking Associations against the Port of Los Angeles' Clean Truck Program.

ATRI seeking driver feedback on CSA

| March 28, 2013

For the third year in a row, the American Transportation Research Institute wants to hear from drivers about their experiences CSA.

Readers on the crash-fault ‘shell game’

| March 17, 2013

In denying the possibility of fault determination, advocacy groups ignore the majority of car-truck crashes.

New Dana axle, driveshafts

| March 11, 2013

At the ATA's Technology and Maintenance Council annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., Dana introduced new Spicer axles, driveshafts.

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