Sunday, March 26, 2017
The Nation
Industry movement provides update at 2017 MATS

Industry movement provides update at 2017 MATS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the industry-wide image and education movement, today provided an update on its continued efforts to promote a positive image of the trucking industry.

Montana driver David Webb named 34th Goodyear Highway Hero

Montana driver David Webb named 34th Goodyear Highway Hero

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A professional truck driver who stopped an out-of-control dump truck and then saved the life of an incapacitated driver by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation is the 34th Goodyear Highway Hero.

In meeting with Trump ATA calls Obamacare ‘unaffordable’; Trump says it caused truckers ‘great pain’

In meeting with Trump ATA calls Obamacare ‘unaffordable’; Trump says it caused truckers ‘great pain’

WASHINGTON — Members of the American Trucking Associations, along with a contingent of America’s Road Team Captains visited the White House Thursday for a conversation about issues affecting the trucking industry, including Obamacare, which ATA President and CEO Chris Spear called “unaffordable” and which President Donald Trump said had inflicted “great pain” on truckers.

OOIDA launches campaign to encourage members to 'push back' against over-regulation

OOIDA launches campaign to encourage members to 'push back' against over-regulation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, which represents professional and small-business truckers, Thursday launched a campaign to encourage its members to push back against excessive trucking regulations.

DeFazio presents bill to raise gas, diesel tax by a penny; could raise $17B a year for roads

DeFazio presents bill to raise gas, diesel tax by a penny; could raise $17B a year for roads

WASHINGTON – Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., has introduced a bill to increase the gas and diesel fuel tax by a penny.

FMCSA declares Georgia truck driver to be an imminent hazard to public safety

FMCSA declares Georgia truck driver to be an imminent hazard to public safety

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared Georgia-licensed truck driver Christopher M. Speyrer to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce. Speyrer was served the federal order on March 10.

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