Thursday, November 23, 2017
The Nation
Safety, IT infrastructure among priorities, says FMCSA chief nominee Ray Martinez

Safety, IT infrastructure among priorities, says FMCSA chief nominee Ray Martinez

WASHINGTON — Safety, the agency’s IT infrastructure and expanding relationships with transportation safety partners would be his three top priorities, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration administrator-designate Ray Martinez has told members of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee.

Time to nominate driver for CVSA's driver excellence award

Time to nominate driver for CVSA's driver excellence award

GREENBELT, Md. — Do you know an exceptional commercial motor vehicle driver?

White House considering hike in gas and diesel taxes to finance roads package

White House considering hike in gas and diesel taxes to finance roads package

WASHINGTON — The White House says it is considering backing the first hike in the federal gasoline and diesel tax in decades to pay for President Donald Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure package.

ATA honors individuals, organization for work on behalf of industry

ATA honors individuals, organization for work on behalf of industry

ORLANDO, Fla. — The American Trucking Associations has honored a professional truck driver, a state trucking association, an industry non-profit and a motor carrier with the ninth annual Mike Russell Trucking Image Award.

ATA report anticipates driver shortage to reach 50,000 by year’s end

ATA report anticipates driver shortage to reach 50,000 by year’s end

Orlando, Fla. – On October 22, at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference and Exhibition, ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello released the findings of his latest report examining the driver shortage, warning the trucking industry could be short 50,000 drivers by the end of 2017.

Annual ATA report lists driver shortage as trucking's most pressing issue in 2017

Annual ATA report lists driver shortage as trucking's most pressing issue in 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. — The driver shortage surged to the top of the American Transportation Research Institute’s 2017 critical industry issues report released Sunday at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition.

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