American Trucking Associations

Say ____ to electronic logs, Take 2

It's time to play fill in the blank again on the Channel 19 blog. It's been nearly  a year since the above headline graced this hall above a post about a rash of legislative proposals to mandate electronic logs for the entirety of interstate truckers and certain low-cost electronic logging options out there. In the meantime, of course, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has jumped the legislative shark by formally proposing its own EOBR ...

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Trucking outlook set for GATS

Panelists will deliver their insights and projections about trucking during the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference Aug. 24-25 in Dallas.

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Con-way Freight driver wins driving contest

Paul Phillips’ driving skills and knowledge of transportation and truck safety information topped those of 428 other drivers.

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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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ATA truck tonnage index rebounds

The seasonally adjusted tonnage index rose 6.8 percent in June from a year earlier.

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Court orders Long Beach port to do more work

The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club went to court over the port’s plan to cut out some provisions.

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ATA offers driver pay study

The 96-page report synthesizes information from 155 motor carriers of all types and sizes and includes a variety of data.

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Logbook

Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.

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ATA tonnage index falls

Seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.3 percent in May.

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Driver fatigue on safety list

The National Transportation Safety Board has announced its new list of the most critical transportation issues.

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