Topics: Trucking

ATA Urges DOT to Begin Rulemaking on Electronic Logging

ATA has urged the Department of Transportation (DOT) to start conducting a rulemaking to mandate electronic logging devices. More

NRF and NCCR Join Coalition Legal Brief Opposing New Federal Trucking Regulations

The National Retail Federation and its National Council of Chain Restaurants division joined a coalition of manufacturers, shippers and transportation last week in filing an amicus brief before the U.S. Court of Appeals opposing the new federal trucking regulations on drivers’ hours-of-service, stating the regulations were arbitrary and capricious. More

CSA Opponents Testify the Program Harms Small Carriers

Opponents of the FMCSA's CSA enforcement program testified before the House Small Business Committee last week that the program harms small carriers. More

Oregon DOT Offers Electric Truck Incentives

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) announced it is launching a new electric truck buyer incentive program aimed at reducing diesel fuel consumption within the state. More

Rumble Rules: Idling Regulations

Throughout the country, local and state governments are continuing to adjust their idling laws, and in an effort to create greater uniformity for drivers, several states are embracing statewide regulations versus individual county or city regulations. More

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

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