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7/31/2020
Cargo theft recording firm SensiGuard issued a notice Thursday warning shippers and carriers that may be sending or hauling loads into the path of Tropical Storm Isaias. The ... Read More

7/31/2020
Cargo theft recording firm SensiGuard issued a notice Thursday warning shippers and carriers that may be sending or hauling loads into the path of Tropical Storm Isaias. The s... Read More

7/31/2020
Trucking, by its nature, is very much a physical analog world. Freight doesn’t get moved by bits and bytes, but by a real-world tractor-trailer piloted by a human being. That... Read More

7/31/2020
Trucking, by its nature, is very much a physical analog world. Freight doesn’t get moved by bits and bytes, but by a real-world tractor-trailer piloted by a human being. That... Read More

7/29/2020
Listen to this episode of the “Eyes on the Road” podcast, presented by PrePass, as host Evan Lockridge talks with truck driver defense attorney Brad Klepper of Drivers ... Read More

6/24/2020
Kenworth offers extended TruckTech+ subscription for more customers Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics is now offering an extended subscription option for customers who fo... Read More

6/24/2020
Kenworth offers extended TruckTech+ subscription for more customers Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics is now offering an extended subscription option for customers who fo... Read More

6/11/2020
Even as many shippers begin to reopen their facilities and return to operation, suppressed freight volumes and slouched shipping rates continue to top freight carriers’ post-... Read More

6/11/2020
Even as many shippers begin to reopen their facilities and return to operation, suppressed freight volumes and slouched shipping rates continue to top freight carriers’ post-... Read More

5/28/2020
Keeping drivers safe and productive amid the coronavirus pandemic was the focus of a panel discussion by fleet human resource specialists on Wednesday during the virtual CCJ Sympos... Read More

5/28/2020
Keeping drivers safe and productive amid the coronavirus pandemic was the focus of a panel discussion by fleet human resource specialists on Wednesday during the virtual CCJ Sympos... Read More

5/27/2020
The second half of 2020 and the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are unknowns, but one noted trucking economist is willing to predict the U.S. economy’s recovery wi... Read More

5/27/2020
The second half of 2020 and the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are unknowns, but one noted trucking economist is willing to predict the U.S. economy’s recovery wi... Read More

5/11/2020
Often when we think of driver safety, we think of things we can do to help drivers avoid or mitigate the seriousness of accidents. More recently, we had to think of how to protect ... Read More

5/11/2020
Often when we think of driver safety, we think of things we can do to help drivers avoid or mitigate the seriousness of accidents. More recently, we had to think of how to protect ... Read More

5/7/2020
With many states rolling back workplace restrictions that limited person-to-person contact, motor carriers now find themselves in position to inventory the changes they have made d... Read More

5/7/2020
With many states rolling back workplace restrictions that limited person-to-person contact, motor carriers now find themselves in position to inventory the changes they have made d... Read More

4/6/2020
The number of coronavirus cases in the United States has more than doubled over the past seven days, according to data compiled by the CDC, and as those numbers continue to rise, f... Read More

4/6/2020
The number of coronavirus cases in the United States has more than doubled over the past seven days, according to data compiled by the CDC, and as those numbers continue to rise, f... Read More

3/26/2020
Transportation is a very personal face-to-face business but shutdowns, quarantines and in-office employees now working remotely have strained workflows and time-tested policies. ... Read More

3/26/2020
Transportation is a very personal face-to-face business but shutdowns, quarantines and in-office employees now working remotely have strained workflows and time-tested policies. ... Read More

3/24/2020
FMCSA grants, until June 30, 2020, a waiver from certain regulations applicable to interstate and intrastate commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s ... Read More

3/24/2020
FMCSA grants, until June 30, 2020, a waiver from certain regulations applicable to interstate and intrastate commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s ... Read More

3/18/2020
Dear ATA Members: Today, FMCSA released an updated Emergency Declaration related to commercial motor vehicle operations providing direct assistance in support of emergency relief e... Read More

3/18/2020
Dear ATA Members: Today, FMCSA released an updated Emergency Declaration related to commercial motor vehicle operations providing direct assistance in support of emergency relief e... Read More

3/14/2020
Dear ATA Member, Following our email this afternoon, we wanted to let you know that FMCSA has posted the emergency declaration and details with respect to targeted, limited re... Read More

3/14/2020
Dear ATA Member, Following our email this afternoon, we wanted to let you know that FMCSA has posted the emergency declaration and details with respect to targeted, limited re... Read More

3/13/2020
Dear ATA Member, Following President Trump's address, we understand that FMCSA will be issuing an emergency proclamation suspending federal hours-of-service (HOS) regulations for o... Read More

3/13/2020
Dear ATA Member, Following President Trump's address, we understand that FMCSA will be issuing an emergency proclamation suspending federal hours-of-service (HOS) regulations for o... Read More

11/21/2019
Prime, Inc. and Landstar System, two of the largest contractors of owner-operators in the country, have told their California-based owner-operators they can no longer contract with... Read More

11/19/2019
Business conditions in 2019 have been more challenging for carriers than 2018 – a year that held two of the best quarters of revenue in the history of trucking. Tax cuts in... Read More

9/19/2019
Though recent attacks of a Saudi Arabian oil field has severely crimped production capacity of the country’s oil output, prices for diesel in the U.S. will likely only see a ... Read More

9/19/2019
Though recent attacks of a Saudi Arabian oil field has severely crimped production capacity of the country’s oil output, prices for diesel in the U.S. will likely only see a ... Read More

9/17/2019
The most-ticketed traffic offense committed by truck drivers during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Operation Safe Driver Week in July was speeding. CVSA... Read More

9/17/2019
The most-ticketed traffic offense committed by truck drivers during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Operation Safe Driver Week in July was speeding. CVSA... Read More

9/17/2019
The day of the electronic logging device mandate’s first enforcement deadline, Dec. 18, 2017, was no different than any other day for carriers using technology qualified as a... Read More

9/17/2019
The day of the electronic logging device mandate’s first enforcement deadline, Dec. 18, 2017, was no different than any other day for carriers using technology qualified as a... Read More

2/22/2019
An organization representing major trucking companies and national business organizations renewed its call for longer trailers. But it’s not a change all of the industry supp... Read More

2/22/2019
An organization representing major trucking companies and national business organizations renewed its call for longer trailers. But it’s not a change all of the industry supp... Read More

2/20/2019
‘Trucking Conditions’ last gasp before going flat? For the second straight month, market conditions for trucking companies improved in December, according to FTR&... Read More

2/20/2019
‘Trucking Conditions’ last gasp before going flat? For the second straight month, market conditions for trucking companies improved in December, according to FTR&... Read More

1/2/2019
Unified Carrier Registration fees for trucking companies, brokers and freight forwarders for 2019, 2020 and beyond have been reduced from 2017 levels so as not to exceed the statut... Read More

12/26/2018
With record new truck orders filling build slots well into 2019, fleets are finding different ways to increase truck count and take advantage of strong freight rates. Ritchie ... Read More

12/26/2018
With record new truck orders filling build slots well into 2019, fleets are finding different ways to increase truck count and take advantage of strong freight rates. Ritchie ... Read More

12/20/2018
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will soon allow states to issue commercial learner’s permits for up to one year instead of the current six-month limit with th... Read More

12/20/2018
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will soon allow states to issue commercial learner’s permits for up to one year instead of the current six-month limit with th... Read More

12/13/2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General announced last week that it will investigate concerns surrounding the agency’s use of research by... Read More

12/12/2018
Competing bills filed in the California state legislature this month aim to address an April ruling by the state’s Supreme Court that has threatened the traditional owner-ope... Read More

12/12/2018
Competing bills filed in the California state legislature this month aim to address an April ruling by the state’s Supreme Court that has threatened the traditional owner-ope... Read More

12/6/2018
In a recent decision, a federal judge in Arkansas has said that drivers should be paid at least minimum wage for time spent off-duty and in their sleeper berths. The ruling doesn&r... Read More

12/6/2018
In a recent decision, a federal judge in Arkansas has said that drivers should be paid at least minimum wage for time spent off-duty and in their sleeper berths. The ruling doesn&r... Read More

11/27/2018
It won’t be long before year-end informed opinions and wild guesses appear. In the meantime, here’s an early jump on 2019 predictions and trends that will extend beyond... Read More

11/27/2018
It won’t be long before year-end informed opinions and wild guesses appear. In the meantime, here’s an early jump on 2019 predictions and trends that will extend beyond... Read More

11/20/2018
In a brief tweet posted Thursday, Tesla boss Elon Musk says the company has “acquired trucking capacity” to help aid in the delivery of its Model 3 electric car, which ... Read More

11/16/2018
The California Air Resources Board on Thursday announced that, starting for year-model 2022 vehicles, heavy-duty engines will need to store data related to emissions of nitrogen ox... Read More

11/16/2018
The California Air Resources Board on Thursday announced that, starting for year-model 2022 vehicles, heavy-duty engines will need to store data related to emissions of nitrogen ox... Read More

9/27/2018
Market conditions for shippers remained negative in July, according to FTR’s monthly Shippers Conditions Index, with tight capacity and soaring rates hampering the sector ove... Read More

9/27/2018
Market conditions for shippers remained negative in July, according to FTR’s monthly Shippers Conditions Index, with tight capacity and soaring rates hampering the sector ove... Read More

9/7/2018
Despite the difficulty in finding truck parking – especially because of the Hours of Service (HOS) requirements enforced by Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) – there is... Read More

7/2/2018
Market conditions for shippers, according to FTR’s monthly Shippers Conditions Index, skidded to an all-time low in April, FTR said last week, due to the industry’s cap... Read More

7/2/2018
Market conditions for shippers, according to FTR’s monthly Shippers Conditions Index, skidded to an all-time low in April, FTR said last week, due to the industry’s cap... Read More

6/29/2018
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing a change to its Entry-Level Driver Training rule that would make it easier for drivers to upgrade from a Class B CDL to... Read More

6/29/2018
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing a change to its Entry-Level Driver Training rule that would make it easier for drivers to upgrade from a Class B CDL to... Read More

4/6/2018
This week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it would roll back Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards designed to ramp up the efficiency of cars and light tru... Read More

12/29/2017
2017 started with President Donald Trump being sworn into office in January and ended with the electronic logging device mandate going into effect in December. In between thos... Read More

12/29/2017
2017 started with President Donald Trump being sworn into office in January and ended with the electronic logging device mandate going into effect in December. In between thos... Read More

12/29/2017
Truck dealers report improving used truck sales from early 2017 levels, but the market continues to be negatively impacted by large numbers of used late model aerodynamic sleepers ... Read More

12/29/2017
Truck dealers report improving used truck sales from early 2017 levels, but the market continues to be negatively impacted by large numbers of used late model aerodynamic sleepers ... Read More

12/29/2017
Tight capacity hammering shippers conditions: In the lead up to the year’s busiest freight season, market conditions for shippers continued to deteriorate, according to the m... Read More

12/29/2017
Tight capacity hammering shippers conditions: In the lead up to the year’s busiest freight season, market conditions for shippers continued to deteriorate, according to the m... Read More

12/13/2017
New research by Stay Metrics, a provider of evidence based driver engagement, training and retention solutions for motor carriers, shows a trend in the attitudes of experienced dri... Read More

12/13/2017
New research by Stay Metrics, a provider of evidence based driver engagement, training and retention solutions for motor carriers, shows a trend in the attitudes of experienced dri... Read More

12/13/2017
A one-truck fleet and its driver based in Washington state and a California-licensed trucker have been effectively shut down by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in s... Read More

12/13/2017
A one-truck fleet and its driver based in Washington state and a California-licensed trucker have been effectively shut down by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in s... Read More

12/13/2017
A bipartisan and bicameral group of U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday announced intentions to introduce a bill in Congress to require tractor-trailers to be equipped with so-called side un... Read More

12/13/2017
A bipartisan and bicameral group of U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday announced intentions to introduce a bill in Congress to require tractor-trailers to be equipped with so-called side un... Read More

11/30/2017
Driver pay and other incentives are on the rise, spurred by a growing economy, tight capacity, driver turnover and a persistent shortage of drivers, leaders from the National Trans... Read More

11/30/2017
Driver pay and other incentives are on the rise, spurred by a growing economy, tight capacity, driver turnover and a persistent shortage of drivers, leaders from the National Trans... Read More

11/29/2017
Representatives from the owner-operator community and small fleet segment told lawmakers in Washington on Wednesday they are not opposed to electronic logs for fleets that find the... Read More

11/29/2017
Truck drivers and fleets looking for low-cost medical service on the road have a new option in UrgentCareTravel, a growing network of clinics based in certain Pilot Flying J locati... Read More

11/29/2017
Truck drivers and fleets looking for low-cost medical service on the road have a new option in UrgentCareTravel, a growing network of clinics based in certain Pilot Flying J locati... Read More

10/3/2017
Failed attempts in court and on Capitol Hill to delay the upcoming electronic logging device mandate have done little to discourage critics of the rule who continue to push for a d... Read More

10/3/2017
Failed attempts in court and on Capitol Hill to delay the upcoming electronic logging device mandate have done little to discourage critics of the rule who continue to push for a d... Read More

10/3/2017
Donald Trump’s infrastructure guru spent part of Sept. 26 at a conference in Washington promoting the president’s $1 trillion plan to rebuild the nation’s crumbli... Read More

10/3/2017
Donald Trump’s infrastructure guru spent part of Sept. 26 at a conference in Washington promoting the president’s $1 trillion plan to rebuild the nation’s crumbli... Read More

9/29/2017
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency‘s (NACFE) Run on Less initiative – a cross-country long-haul fuel efficiency demonstration – achieved a cumulati... Read More

9/29/2017
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency‘s (NACFE) Run on Less initiative – a cross-country long-haul fuel efficiency demonstration – achieved a cumulati... Read More

9/29/2017
The three most prominent trucking industry trade groups have signaled their intent to work with Raymond P. Martinez on trucking’s most pressing issues should he be confirmed ... Read More

9/29/2017
The three most prominent trucking industry trade groups have signaled their intent to work with Raymond P. Martinez on trucking’s most pressing issues should he be confirmed ... Read More

5/30/2016
There are many causes such as growing too quickly; not meeting CSA requirements before hauling freight; not having enough liability or cargo insurance; and not fully understanding ... Read More

2/17/2016
9/24/2015
     With a number of high-profile accidents in recent months, the media seem focused on a perceived unwillingness or inability of the trucking industry to impr... Read More

6/25/2014
Wreaths Across America: Help us place a wreath on all our fallen heros' graves this December. It’s simple. Your gift of $15 honors a fa... Read More

3/21/2011
Battle lines are being drawn in the midst of a controversial plan by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to purchase Electronic On-Board Recorders for Mexican truck ... Read More