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Monthly tonnage down in March

Year-over-year index fell 12.2 percent The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck T...

Publicly traded carriers cut costs

Pay, 401(k) match among key targets As the economic recession continued and perhaps deepened, several publicly traded trucking c...

Monthly tonnage rises in January

Year-over-year index down 10.8 percent The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnag...

Monthly tonnage dives in December

Year-over-year index plummets 14.1% The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage ...

New DOT withdraws draft EOBR rule

The newly inaugurated Obama administration on Jan. 20 halted all regulations that...
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Monthly tonnage up in November

Year-over-year index down for second straigh month The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted Fo...

DOT backs congestion pricing in Atlanta

Carriers that operate under the International Fuel Tax Agreement have until the end of February to display the 2009 IFTA license and dec...

Hours rules finalized – again

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last month sent to the White House for review a final rule regarding use of electronic onboa...

ATA: Petitioners ignoring safety record of new HOS rules

A petition that asks the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to reconsider some of the details of the truck drivers' hours-of-service...

Tech in Focus: Electronic logs

Much has changed during the time fleets have used paperless, electronic logs. Twenty years ago, the first versions of the technology no...

NTSB seeks tighter controls on paper logs pending EOBRs

In response to a July 2004 multiple-vehicle rear-end collision in a construction zone, the National Transportation Safety Board on Monday, Dec...

Senator wants on-board recorders

U.S. Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., has asked the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to reconsider electronic on-board recorders, ci...

One more round for FMCSA’s hours rules

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration may be headed back to the drawing board once again in its effort to adopt hours-of-service regulations that will survive judicial scrutiny. Citing mostly ...

Incentives insufficient on EOBRs, ATA says

Although the American Trucking Associations generally supports the approach taken in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's...

Critics of recorder proposal get recorded

It was billed as a "listening session," and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration officials got an earful Monday, March 12, as a parade of speakers denounced the agency for not ...