September 5, 2006 - Industry News
President Bush has announced he has selected Mary Peters, former federal highway administrator, to succeed Norman Mineta as secretary of transportation. Peters headed the Federal Highway Administration
August 31, 2006 - Industry News
Oil Purification Systems, developer and manufacturer of the OPS-1 on-board oil refiner system, has announced that Alvan Motor Freight, a Midwestern regional motor freight carrier, has signe
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August 24, 2006 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations has released two model agreements that can be used to help structure contractual relationships between motor carriers and brokers. The model contracts – a short and a long version – were develope
August 4, 2006 - Industry News
The Senate late last week confirmed safety veteran John Hill as chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
July 27, 2006 - Industry News
The Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference (AFTC) of the American Trucking Associations announced that it has formed a Renewable Fuels Task Force to examine issues associated with renewable fuel
July 26, 2006 - Industry News
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) recently initiated a research study to track what changes occur to on-road diesel fuel properties as a result of the transition to ultra low sulfur diesel (ULSD).
July 12, 2006 - Industry News
The American Transportation Research Institute announced this week it is seeking motor carrier data to measure the effects of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s hours of service
June 27, 2006 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations said it approves of actions last week by a House subcommittee to narrow the application of fingerprint-based screening requirements to drivers who transport security sensitive materials.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a report by the Boutique Fuels Task Force to analyze the impacts of boutique fuels, or fuel blends, used by states to help meet clean air standards.
June 26, 2006 - Industry News
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta said his last in office will be Friday, July 7. Mineta’s letter of resignation to President Bush was made public late last week
June 19, 2006 - Industry News
Diesel fuel additives that are not clearly labeled as approved for use in model year 2007, or newer engines, should not be used in new diesel motor vehicles according to the Automotive Specialty Products Alliance (ASPA)
June 18, 2006 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves urges the state Senate Transportation and Housing Committee to reject a pending California state “magnet bill” that would authorize local air districts
June 12, 2006 - Industry News
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association applauds a bill just introduced in the U. S. House of Representatives that limits the amount professional truck drivers can be charged for the background chec
June 8, 2006 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations Thursday hailed the inclusion of transportation in legislation that will ease the transition of military veterans to civilian jobs and provide a partial solution to the nation’s truck driver shortage.
May 25, 2006 - Industry News
Drivers in rural areas of Texas now enjoy higher speed limits on portions of Interstate 10 and Interstate 20.
May 17, 2006 - Industry News
President Bush has nominated transportation veteran John Hill as administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the White House announced Wednesday
May 16, 2006 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations said this week that the Transportation Security Administration should implement a single, coordinated, cost-effective process for screening transportation workers that would enhance the nation’s security while minimizing unnecessary screening costs and procedures.
May 4, 2006 - Industry News
EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson launched a task force Thursday to review the boutique fuels used across the county. Johnson laid out his vision for the task force
April 26, 2006 - Industry News
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Michael Chertoff announced this week that the department is taking significant steps to enhance security by checking the backgrounds of port workers.
April 19, 2006 - Industry News
The heavy duty brake manufacturing industry supports efforts by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to reduce the required stopping distance for truck tractors by 20 to 30 percent
April 11, 2006 - Industry News
The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has granted the American Trucking Associations' request to intervene in Public Citizen’s latest challenge to the FMCSA hours of service rules, ATA announced Tuesday.
March 29, 2006 - Industry News
New fuel economy standards for light trucks will save 10.7 billions of gallons of fuel and include, for the first time ever, the largest sport utility vehicles, Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta announced Wednesday
March 16, 2006 - Industry News
ATA has filed a motion to intervene in Public Citizen’s latest challenge to the FMCSA hours of service rules.
March 8, 2006 - Industry News
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta this week named the five medical experts who will serve on the new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA’s) Medical Review Board (MRB).
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