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Tuesday, September 27, 2011
The American Trucking Associations (ATA) reported today that tonnage on a seasonally-adjusted basis fell for the third time in the last four months.
Monday, September 12, 2011
In a major victory for independent truck drivers fearing “big brother” harassment, the government has been forced into the legal slow lane in its attempt to crack down on unsafe truckers.
Thursday, September 08, 2011
In a letter to the Office of Management and Budget, the American Trucking Associations pleaded its case for keeping HOS regulations the way they are.
Monday, August 29, 2011
A ruling issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) focused on mandating usage of electronic onboard recorders (EOBR) for over-the-road motor carriers was overturned by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit late last week.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Truck tonnage in July was down following growth in June, according to the American Trucking Associations
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
The American Trucking Associations (ATA) reported today truck tonnage took a step in the right direction, snapping two months of declines, with a 2.8 percent increase in its advance seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage index in June.
Thursday, June 30, 2011
A new piece of legislation introduced by Congressmen Russ Carnahan (D-MO) and Frank Guinta (R-NH) is focused on addressing fraud-related issues in the freight transportation marketplace.
Monday, June 27, 2011
This decline continues a trend of uneven freight transportation volumes amid various economic indicators showing signs that the economic recovery has lost its footing in recent weeks especially.
Friday, June 24, 2011
The ATA’s Trucking Activity Report said that there was an annualized rate of 75 percent for large truckload fleet driver turnover, representing a 69 percent increase from the fourth quarter of 2010 and a 39 percent annual increase compared to the first quarter of 2010. The first quarter turnover percentage is at its highest level since the second quarter of 2008.
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Tuesday, June 14, 2011
As mounting evidence indicates that slow economic growth is prevalent, retail sales numbers released today were essentially flat in May compared to April and were up on an annual basis, according to data from the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).