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By Jeff Berman · December 18, 2012
November trucking volumes largely recovered from the Hurricane Sandy-induced declines in October, according to data released by the American Trucking Associations.
By John D. Schulz · December 10, 2012
The newest truck safety group in Washington is formally called The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security.
By John Schulz · August 28, 2012
FMCSA officials said that these changes were based in part on public comments received from a preview of proposed changed to its Safety Management System (SMS) Web site.
By Jeff Berman · July 20, 2012
The group representing the nation’s 1 million or so owner-operators has filed preemptive lawsuit in anticipation of the government’s first attempt to mandate EOBRs—or “black boxes,” as they are known in trucker-speak.
By Jeff Berman · April 4, 2012
The TCI, which reflects tightening conditions for hauling capacity and is comprised of various metrics, including capacity, fuel, bankruptcies, cost of capital, and freight, was 5.9 in February, down from January’s 6.1 and December’s 7.0.
By Jeff Berman · March 5, 2012
Company officials said this $2.2 million facility will be used to fuel the company’s fleet of CNG-powered trucks.
By Jeff Berman · February 28, 2012
Following up a strong month is never an easy thing to do. And the data from the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) January 2012 trucking volume data was no exception.
By John Schulz · February 3, 2012
Shortly after the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee rolled out its five-year, $260 billion federal transportation authorization, entitled the American Energy and Infrastructure Act, a key component of it centered around trucking productivity was stripped from the bill’s language during a markup session by the committee.
By Jeff Berman · December 13, 2011
A Bloomberg report indicates that many shippers are in favor of increased truck sizes and weights.
By John D. Schulz · July 22, 2011
There is new optimism, fresh capital and a familiar face at the wheel of financially ailing LTL giant YRC Worldwide as it hopes to end a five-year slump in which it has lost in excess of $2.6 billion, and tries to shed its infamous title of biggest money-loser in the history of trucking.
By Patrick Burnson · January 7, 2011
Four organizations have individually filed amicus briefs in support of American Trucking Association in its challenge to the Port of Los Angeles Concession Agreement regulations
By Patrick Burnson · December 22, 2010
?While increasing trade yields tremendous economic benefits, America’s public port agencies strive to both meet the nation's commerce needs and be good stewards of the coastal environment, and have used DERA grants to reduce emissions in some of the country’s most densely populated areas
By Patrick Burnson · December 22, 2010
The American Association of Port Authorities today applauded congressional passage of the DERA
By Patrick Burnson · December 22, 2010
Almost 26,000 new passenger and freighter aircraft valued at $3.2 trillion will be needed between 2010 and 2029, to satisfy demand according to Airbus’ Global Market Forecast
By Patrick Burnson · December 13, 2010
In an ongoing legal battle, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit granted a petition by the ATA to expedite the filing of briefs in its suit against the concession requirements in the Port of Los Angeles so-called “clean-truck program.”

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