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Sen. Boxer Opposes Resurrecting Trucker Rest-Break Reform
Sen. Boxer Opposes Resurrecting Trucker Rest-Break Reform

April 14, 2016
An effort appears under way to insert a pro-trucking reform twice shot down by this Congress in the Fiscal Year 2017 THUD bill. However, if Sen. Barbara...

Speed Kills — But You Can Help Stop It
Speed Kills — But You Can Help Stop It

August 1, 2017
A report by the National Transportation Safety Board points an unwavering finger at the deadly toll that speeding by motorists keeps taking on our highways....

NHTSA Issues Truck Electronic-Stability Rule
NHTSA Issues Truck Electronic-Stability Rule

June 3, 2015
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued its long-awaited final rule to require electronic stability control (ESC) systems on Class 7-8...

NTSB Faults Trucker and Motorist in Fatal Tesla Crash
NTSB Faults Trucker and Motorist in Fatal Tesla Crash

September 12, 2017
The National Transportation Safety Board has ruled that a truck driver’s failure to yield the right of way and a car driver’s “inattention due to...

Swift-Knight Merger to Create Truckload Giant
Swift-Knight Merger to Create Truckload Giant

April 10, 2017
Swift Transportation Co. and Knight Transportation Inc. announced on April 10 that they will merge via a stock swap to form a new company, Knight-Swift...

Court: CARB Can't Level Playing Field for Truck Emissions Compliance
Court: CARB Can't Level Playing Field for Truck Emissions Compliance

June 10, 2016
A California judge has ruled that the California Air Resources Board erred in delaying the enforcement of stricter diesel emission rules for certain...

Detroit Diesel to Pay $28.5 Million in Clean Air Act Settlement
Detroit Diesel to Pay $28.5 Million in Clean Air Act Settlement

October 13, 2016
Detroit Diesel Corp. will pay $28.5 million, in a combination of fines and funding for pollution-reduction projects, to settle alleged violations of the...

ATA Chief Spear Pushes Bold Agenda for Trucking
ATA Chief Spear Pushes Bold Agenda for Trucking

October 4, 2016
In a fast-paced and wide-ranging address, new American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear introduced himself to ATA members and asserted...

Graves to Step Down from ATA Post in 2016
Graves to Step Down from ATA Post in 2016

October 21, 2015
The American Trucking Associations has confirmed a published report that Bill Graves has advised the truck lobby that he will leave his post as president of...

House Ways & Means Gets Earfuls on Fixing Highway Funding Mess
House Ways & Means Gets Earfuls on Fixing Highway Funding Mess

June 17, 2015
In testimony Wednesday, transportation stakeholders pressed the House Committee on Ways & Means to quickly and finally figure out how to fix the nation’s...