Sunday, January 21, 2018
The Nation
Winter storm continues to head east impacting travel

Winter storm continues to head east impacting travel

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A thick band of heavy snow, freezing rain and cold temperatures was spreading across southeastern states early Saturday, promising a messy weekend of slick roads, power outages and prime sledding for kids out of school.

Study: texting ban hasn't resulted in fewer accidents

Study: texting ban hasn't resulted in fewer accidents

WASHINGTON — A new study from the insurance industry finds that state laws banning wireless calling or texting while driving have not resulted in fewer vehicle crashes.

IdleAire pulls the plug on operations

IdleAire pulls the plug on operations

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — IdleAire — a company praised as offering a green technology option to long-haul truck drivers — has closed its doors.

Trucking’s first Health Awareness Walk to be held at MATS

Trucking’s first Health Awareness Walk to be held at MATS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Health Awareness Walk is the first of its kind fitness event to be held in the trucking industry and there’s no better place to kick it off than at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

ATA affiliates continue to cite safety record at HOS hearings

ATA affiliates continue to cite safety record at HOS hearings

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Speaking Thursday at the last of four Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s scheduled hearing sessions on the rewriting of the Hours of Service rule, representatives from affiliates and member companies of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and other trucking industry speakers continued to relay the same message that today there’s no refuting the numbers: “Safety has improved under the current HOS rules.”

Congress must renew commitment to infrastructure, ATA tells LaHood, Ferro

Congress must renew commitment to infrastructure, ATA tells LaHood, Ferro

ARLINGTON, Va. — Congress must renew its commitment to keep the United States the world leader in transportation and its supporting infrastructure, American Trucking Associations (ATA) Senior Vice President Tim Lynch told federal transportation officials at a forum in Minneapolis, Minn., on Jan. 25.

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