Topics: Trucking

Mass. Senate Passes Right to Repair Legislation

The Massachusetts Senate recently passed Right to Repair legislation, S. 2204, requiring vehicle manufacturers to sell all non-proprietary repair information to local neighborhood mechanics, repair shops and dealers so they can all repair vehicles using the same codes provided by the manufacturers. The bill will now go before the House of Representatives. More

Heavy Truck Sales Climb, But Orders Slow

Class 8 truck sales continued their steady climb in April. More

Three Mexican Carriers Pre-Authorized to Operate in the U.S

Three Mexican carriers have cleared a pre-authorization safety audit for long-distance service across the border. More

Trucking Battles Over EOBRs

A provision in S.1813 would require all long-haul trucks to be outfitted with EOBRs capable of real-time tracking for monitoring of trucks and drivers. More

Quick Facts and Figures, ATA March Truck Tonnage Index

ATAs’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index rose 0.2 percent in March after increasing 0.5 percent in February. More

ATA Issues 2012 American Trucking Trends Report

The 2012 edition of the ATA "American Trucking Trends" shows that trucking continues to be the dominant mode of freight transportation and an integral part of the U.S. economy. More

Quick Facts and Figures, Turnover Rate for Truck Drivers

The turnover rate for truck drivers at large truckload fleets unexpectedly dipped one percentage point. More

Quick Facts and Figures, For-Hire Transportation

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.5 percent in February. More

House Bill Seeks to Repeal Excise Tax; Increase Diesel Fuel Tax

Congressmen introduce a bill that seeks to repeal the 12 percent federal excise tax on large trucks and replace it with a 6.3-cent increase in the federal diesel fuel tax. More

FMCSA to Change CSA Scoring

FMCSA is seeking public comment on proposed changes in the way it scores motor carriers under its safety system known CSA. More

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