One of the first challenges anyone interested in funding opportunities must face is the acronym barrier, or, more aptly, the AB. Here is a short list of some of the acts, grant administering entities and funding programs often referred to by their...
The Practical Cargo Securement, a 405-page resource guide for drivers, carriers, shippers and law enforcement, is now available from the American Trucking Assn. (ATA) Safety Management Council
Freight tonnage fell again in April, according to numbers released by the American Trucking Assns. (ATA), indicating that trucking companies are still facing lean times
Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark, has submitted bill to congress calling for a national drug clearinghouse database for commercial vehicle operators
The Virginia Dept. of Transportation (VDOT) has modified its original plans to close 25 of the state's 41 Interstate highway rest areas
The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) wants Congress to overhaul the regulations governing the transportation of hazardous materials, eliminating redundant rules and ensuring uniformity across jurisdictions
Even though the July 17 deadline for the California Air Resources Board's (CARB) Transport Refrigeration Units (TRU) regulation is rapidly approaching, whether everyone will be ready for implementation remains unknown
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) and Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) fired the opening salvo this week in a joint campaign to repeal statutory hours-of-service (HOS) exemptions for agriculture and utility truck drivers
The murder of a truck driver, and his family's dedication to the job he loved so much, is driving legislation through Congress to improve safe parking for truckers. Nicknamed "Jason's Law," House bill H.R. 2156 and Senate bill S. 971 aim to create...
A 4.5% decrease this March in the for-hire truck index compiled by the American Trucking Assns. (ATA) isn’t much of a surprise to major carriers -- merely a reflection of their own data that freight volumes remain extremely sluggish through...