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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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ATA urges Congress to address trucking’s needs

The American Trucking Associations asked members of the committee negotiating on the highway bill to address important industry needs.

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ATA calls for CSA changes

ATA says CSA scores are unreliable and present a loose and sometimes inverse connection to crash risk.

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FMCSA posts strategic plan

FMCSA posted online the final version of its "2012-2016 Strategic Plan: Preventing Crashes...Saving Lives" directional document.

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ATA, OOIDA square off over EOBR mandate

Bill Graves asked members on the surface transportation bill committee to require motor carriers to use EOBRs.

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Monthly tonnage index rises, up 2.7 percent from last year

ATA's seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.2 percent in March.

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Driver turnover decreases slightly in fourth quarter

After a year of quarterly increases, the turnover rate for truck drivers at large truckload fleets dipped one percentage point to an annualized rate of 88 percent.

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ATA index dips in January

FYI: TRUCKING NEWS IN BRIEF/The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 4 percent in January after surging 6.4 percent in December.

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