Research confirms safety benefits of using technology to electronically govern and limit the top speed of commercial trucks.
American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted truck tonnage index increased 5.5 percent in February from a year earlier.
NASSTRAC is intervening to defend the FMCSA ruling that maintains the daily driving time at 11 hours.
ATA laments decision by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to hold trucking responsible in its CSA program for every truck-involved crash.
ATA questioned changes to the restart provision requiring it include two consecutive periods between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.
Driver survey indicated enforcement officers make poor use of EOBR data, but carriers utilize the devices effectively to harass drivers.
Index dropped 4 percent in January from the previous month and increased 3.6 percent from a year earlier.
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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