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Alabama Proposes Truck Toll

Alabama authorities last month proposed a plan to place a toll on tractor trailers only to help fund the construction of a new bridge. During a news conference held in Spanish Fort, Ala., City of…

Even without a pandemic, U.S. trucking was looking at a tough time this year. When the year began, the industry was coming off a challenging 2019, when overcapacity and weak pricing forced at least 795 trucking companies to close. It’s important to note that a great many small carriers close every year. That’s because a disproportionate number of them are lightly funded, one-person operations. Still, closings last year were inordinately high, according to industry studies. 0

Support Grows For Younger Drivers

A group of bipartisan legislators reintroduced the DRIVE-Safe Act to address the growing shortage of professional truck drivers in the U.S. by allowing certified commercial truck driver’s who are under 21 to cross state lines…

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ATA Forms Advisory Board

American Trucking Associations (ATA) has formed a new advisory board to advise the association on ways to grow and strengthen relationships between the trucking industry and law enforcement organizations across the country. The new Law…

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ATA Elected 76th Chair

The board of directors of American Trucking Associations (ATA) has elected Sherri Garner Brumbaugh as the organization’s 76th chair. Garner Brumbaugh succeeds Randy Guillot, president of Triple G Express Inc. and Southeastern Motor Freight Inc…

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ATA Sues Over Chassis Use

The U.S. Federeal Maritime Commission (FMC) has assigned to its Office of Administrative Law Judges (ALJ) a complaint from the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference (IMCC) alleging massive overcharges for container chassis use in recent years. FMC received the complaint from the association on Aug. 17.

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Congress Offers Infrastructure Bill

House Democrats rolled out a $500 billion draft transportation infrastructure bill on June 3 that includes significant investments in the country’s aging roads and bridges, along with a call to strengthen rear under-ride guard standards…

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FMCSA Updates Hours of Service Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on May 14 published a long-awaited final rule updating hours of service (HOS) rules for commercial motor vehicle drivers that offer the industry more flexibility. The final rule…

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