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.
Trucking organizations support ATA’s request to review a court’s ruling regarding Port of Los Angeles trucking concession requirements.
American Trucking Associations and the Association of American Railroads are backing a truck weight limit freeze.
The association asks the court to review the recently published final rule changing hours-of-service regulations.
A bipartisan amendment to require a study of the impact of heavier truck weight limits was approved.
Last year, tonnage increased 5.9 percent over the previous year, which was the biggest annual rise since 1998, according to ATA.
Apnea proposals could disqualify drivers, cell phone ban begins, Senate bill would mandate EOBRs, third Mexican carrier completes audit and more industry news items are featured.
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