FTR Associates

January truck orders drop

| February 06, 2012

January orders were down 17 percent from December and 9 percent lower than January 2011, FTR Associates said.

Class 8 orders up in December

| January 05, 2012

ACT Research said the final number will approach 30,100 units.


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.

FTR Shippers Conditions Index up in October

| December 15, 2011

FTR described the current environment for shippers as stable through early next year.

FTR: Hours rule delay postpones ‘crisis’

| December 09, 2011

Trucking will not be able to restore quickly the driver and truck capacity it lost during the recession.

November Class 8 orders drop

| December 05, 2011

FTR Associates said orders were down 22 percent from the same month a year earlier.

FTR index dips in October

| December 05, 2011

Index softened primarily due to further delay in the issuance of revised hours-of-service regulations.


Overdrive Staff | December 01, 2011

Highway bill includes truck parking elements, court orders release of truck stop tiger, owner-operator finalists named, medical certificate changes start Jan. 30, driver shortage to worsen says FTR and more industry news items are featured.

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