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.”
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.
WASHINGTON — Responding to his call for a jobs bill aimed at easing the unemployment crisis, the Transportation for America coalition today wrote to President Obama and cabinet members outlining the transportation investments can put the most Americans back to work, quickly.
While not all the numbers are in and those that are probably don’t reflect the complete picture, there’s little doubt that the trucking industry, like most other industries, suffered through one of the worst economic downturns in U.S. history during the past two years.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Tapping into two highly-anticipated shows to create a must-attend event, NATSO, the trade association representing the truckstop and travel plaza industry, and the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) will team up to offer a special, joint panel discussion on The Future of Trucking during their annual conferences coming up in Las Vegas.