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ATA honors 15 recipients of EPA SmartWay Excellence Award

EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership is a market-driven initiative that empowers businesses to move goods in the cleanest, most energy-efficient way possible, while protecting public health and reducing the impacts of ...

Gorski Bulk, TCW, Old Dominion win ATA Presidents Award

The ATA President’s Award goes to fleets who demonstrate innovative approaches to safety and go above and beyond to keep America’s highways safe.

ATA recognizes 14 fleet execs for service to industry

This year, ATA honored 14 executives with a combined 165 years of experience at today’s Advocacy and Government Affairs Luncheon.

ATA recognizes third LEAD ATA graduates

The program provides exclusive education opportunities to up-and-coming trucking industry professionals.

Voting under way for top military trucking rookie to win Kenworth T680

Public voting opened this week for the top military rookie truck driver “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” recognition program that will give a Kenworth T680 with a 76-inch sleeper to ...
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New York to pay trucking companies $44.4 million in tax refunds

The state’s Supreme Court agreed with OOIDA’s challenge that the registration and decal taxes in the state were unconstitutional and discriminatory against out-of-state truckers who drive mostly in other states.

Survey: Speed limiter usage widespread among fleets, ELD adoption flat despite mandate

More than 85 percent of fleet respondents in a recent survey equip their fleet’s trucks with speed limiters, according to a survey performed this year by the American Transportation Research ...

Pegasus TransTech unveils new telematics platform

The new Transflo offering includes data and telematics software for fleet managers, as well as an electronic logging device that installs in trucks and a mobile app for drivers to ...

Food hauler seeks 30-minute break exemption

Transco Inc. applied for the exemption for the drivers in the company’s grocery and foodservice divisions to allow the drivers to count time performing on-duty, non-driving tasks toward the 30-minute ...

Daimler issues two recalls on certain Freightliner, Western Star trucks

Approximately 1,160 Freightliner and Western Star trucks are affected by two separate recalls – one dealing with the location of the power distribution module location on certain CNG-fueled trucks and one ...

Hanjin bankruptcy fallout likely to drive spot market rates up

A load-to-truck imbalance created by Hanjin's bankruptcy will likely put upward pressure on spot market rates, especially for loads originating on the West Coast and heading east.

Idaho third-party CDL testers must continue to maintain fraud bond, FMCSA says

Third-party CDL testers in Idaho must maintain a bond for re-testing drivers in the event CDL testing fraud is discovered, following the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's denial of an ...

Diesel prices continue steady downward trend

The U.S.’ average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.382. Two regions saw slight upticks in price, while all other regions dropped during the week.

Trucking entities mostly support under-21 military driver pilot program, safety orgs oppose

With the public comment period for FMCSA's pilot program for under-21 truckers closed, here's a look at where major trucking organizations -- and safety groups -- stand on the program. ...