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ATA asks Texas to reconsider 85 mph highway

The American Trucking Associations is urging the Texas Transportation Commission to reverse its decision to allow vehicles to travel 85 miles per hour on a privately-managed stretch of State Highway 130.

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Vigillo’s new CSA driver rating index

New "Daylight Driver Index" functions like a credit score for a driver's safety performance, utilizing CSA data, the company says.

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CSA: DataQs reform, more debated by MCSAC

Other top issues the MCSAC will address at its first special CSA Subcommittee meeting in October were fundamental questions of its effectiveness and goals.

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Playing the cards right in driver appreciation

Personal relationships drive good businesses -- nowhere is that more true than in trucking.

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CSA’s sloppy accident accounting

FMCSA needs to go further with crash accountability, providing an appeal process and ensuring that it doesn’t penalize innocent truckers.

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Report sees trucking gains through 2023

After a significant dip during the recent recession and a mild economic recovery, the U.S. freight economy is projected to grow significantly in the years ahead.

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ATA seeks action on national clearinghouse

ATA called on FMCSA to continue making progress toward a national clearinghouse for drug and alcohol test results for commercial drivers.

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ATA urges FMCSA to remain committed to CSA goal

In a white paper released this week, ATA urges the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to remain committed CSA's goal of reducing crashes.

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Heads-up: Senate EOBR mandate gets a push

The mandate for interstate carriers in the United States to use electronic onboard recorders for hours of service tracking that is in the Senate's two-year highway bill proposal -- S. 1813, currently in conference with a House six-month temporary reauthorization and experiencing no shortage of debate -- got a little push from a few big players in trucking legislation yesterday. Namely, the American Trucking Association and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, along with the American Automobile ...

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Concern growing over FMCSA’s listening ability

Steven Bryan of Vigillo says ATA and others don't think FMCSA is listening to their concerns anymore.

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