truck tonnage

Monthly tonnage index down 1.1%, up year over year

ATA's seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index reads 118.7.

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LogBook

Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.

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State of the industry

ONLINE THIS MONTH/ Regulations that will result in more traffic to move the same tonnage, less qualified and trained drivers to haul it, and fewer drivers in aggregate … make no formula for safety improvement.

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ATA index dips in January

Index dropped 4 percent in January from the previous month and increased 3.6 percent from a year earlier.

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Tonnage index surges in December

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

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ATA tonnage index rises

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

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FTR: Trucking conditions rise

Tight capacity control, modest growth in truck tonnage and falling fuel prices helped improve trucking environment through September.

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ATA tonnage index dips in August

Compared with August 2010, tonnage was up 5.2 percent.

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LogBook

New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.

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LogBook

Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

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