January 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Tom Berg and Oliver Patton
Truck owners and manufacturers share responsibility for compliance with new limits on carbon dioxide emissions and fuel economy.
Tags: ATA, GHG, TMC, EPA, Clean Air Act, GHG emissions, NHTSA
December 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
By Deborah Lockridge
In some ways, the truck of the future is here today. What would a truck driver from decades ago think if he were suddenly transported from his own time into one of today’s state-of-the-art rigs?
Tags: Volvo, Isuzu, Kenworth, Ryder, ATA, Mitsubishi, Navistar, Freightliner, Peterbilt, GHG, TMC, EPA, Fuel Economy, Zonar, APU, Drivewyze, Daimler, Idle Reduction, eNow, Maverick Transportation, SuperTruck, Automated transmissions, Detroit Connect
November 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Tom Berg
“Veterans make excellent employees,” says Boyd Stephenson, who heads the American Trucking Associations’ driver licensing efforts. “They’re conscientious, they’re focused, they’re responsible; they’re everything you could want in an employee.”
Tags: Ryder, ATA, Veterans, Schneider, Hiring Veterans
May 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By HDT partner, Today's Trucking
New hours of service rules go into effect July 1. Are you ready? The American Trucking Associations has published an easy-to-use, free tipsheet to help you help your drivers understand the new HOS rules.
Tags: Drivers, ATA, Training, Driver Training, Hours of Service
May 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Oliver Patton
In the past two years, 34 states have adopted laws that allow motor vehicle departments to waive the CDL skills test for qualified military veterans, the Obama administration says in a new report. Nine more states plus the District of Columbia are considering legislation to do the same thing.
Tags: FMCSA, ATA, Driver Shortage, Veterans, Immigration reform, Drivers, Recruiting
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