FMCSA study: Speed limiters improve safety

| March 29, 2012

Research confirms safety benefits of using technology to electronically govern and limit the top speed of commercial trucks.

For-hire trucking index rises in February

| March 27, 2012

American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted truck tonnage index increased 5.5 percent in February from a year earlier.

Shippers’ group defends hours rule in court

| March 27, 2012

NASSTRAC is intervening to defend the FMCSA ruling that maintains the daily driving time at 11 hours.

ATA questions crash accountability decision

| March 20, 2012

ATA laments decision by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to hold trucking responsible in its CSA program for every truck-involved crash.

ATA, TCA challenge hours rule

| March 16, 2012

ATA questioned changes to the restart provision requiring it include two consecutive periods between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.

FMCSA asks court to exclude recorder use survey

Jill Dunn | March 08, 2012

Driver survey indicated enforcement officers make poor use of EOBR data, but carriers utilize the devices effectively to harass drivers.

ATA index dips in January

| February 29, 2012

Index dropped 4 percent in January from the previous month and increased 3.6 percent from a year earlier.

ATA sides with agency over use of electronic logs

| February 28, 2012

ATA filed an amicus brief Feb. 24 with the U.S. Court of Appeals in support of using electronic onboard recorders.

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