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.

Groups want high court review of port case

Jill Dunn | February 24, 2012

Trucking organizations support ATA’s request to review a court’s ruling regarding Port of Los Angeles trucking concession requirements.

Truce in truck weight debate

Jill Dunn | February 14, 2012

American Trucking Associations and the Association of American Railroads are backing a truck weight limit freeze.

ATA requests hours review

| February 14, 2012

The association asks the court to review the recently published final rule changing hours-of-service regulations.

Amendment defeats heavier trucks

| February 01, 2012

A bipartisan amendment to require a study of the impact of heavier truck weight limits was approved.

Tonnage index surges in December

| January 24, 2012

Last year, tonnage increased 5.9 percent over the previous year, which was the biggest annual rise since 1998, according to ATA.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | January 01, 2012

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.

ATA tonnage index rises

| December 21, 2011

For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.3 percent in November following a revised 0.4 percent gain in October.

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