truckers

UCR fees almost doubled

| April 28, 2010

The minimum fee, which applies to a one-truck operation or to a broker or freight forwarder, will go from $39 to $76.

ATA truck tonnage index rises

| April 28, 2010

The March increase of 7.5 percent was the fourth straight year-over-year monthly increase.

LED lighting for tractors, trailers

| April 27, 2010

LEDs for class 6, 7 and 8 trucks have ultraviolet resistant polycarbonate lenses and a high diode count. The circuitry is compact and uses 85 percent less electrical power than equivalent incandescent lamps, the company ...

ATA exec finds CSA faults

| April 27, 2010

Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 rules will rely on inconsistent state accident reporting, official says.

Animal magnetism, or lack thereof, on the road

| April 27, 2010

Sarah Nielson, writer of the "That's What She Said" entertainment/pop culture column at In Utah This Week claimed yesterday that she was, and I quote, a "Turn On for Truckers...", right there in the title of her ...

New Mexico may close 14 rest areas

| April 27, 2010

Ten of the rest stops are along Interstates 10, 25 and 40, and the rest are on U.S. highways 64, 70 and 180.

Flex time — ATA lays down support for sleeper berth/HOS flexibility in comments to feds

| April 22, 2010

The latest wrinkle in the ongoing debate over potential changes to trucking hours-of-service regulations, for which so many drivers have offered various proposals for injecting flexibility into the system, is the biggest trucking-company organization in ...

ATA: Modify sleeper berth rules for more flexibility

| April 22, 2010

FMCSA should better address the true causes of fatigue in transportation.

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