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ATA: Trucking Short of Nearly 100,000 Drivers Annually
ATA: Trucking Short of Nearly 100,000 Drivers Annually

October 22, 2013
On Tuesday American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello said fleets are adjusting to continued tightness in the driver market by increasing...

We're not the only industry facing a recruiting and training crisis
We're not the only industry facing a recruiting and training crisis

November 13, 2012
It's a job once viewed as glamorous, but these days, not so much. It involves a lot of time away from home. And it takes a lot of time and money to get the...

Teamsters Pick Up Win at Second FedEx Freight Terminal
Teamsters Pick Up Win at Second FedEx Freight Terminal

November 3, 2014
The Teamsters Union chalked up its second win at FedEx Freight when a group of 113 drivers at the company’s South Brunswick, N.J., terminal voted Friday to...

Nearly $2 Million in Pension Benefits Returned to 515 Truckers

January 16, 2014
An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division resulted in the restoration of $1,979,779 in 401(k) pension benefits to 515...

Bill Challenges FMCSA to Write Sleep Disorder Rule
Bill Challenges FMCSA to Write Sleep Disorder Rule

September 12, 2013
Two congressmen have introduced bipartisan legislation that would require the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to write a regulation covering...

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute Awarded $55 Million from FMCSA, NHTSA
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute Awarded $55 Million from FMCSA, NHTSA

July 22, 2014
The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has been awarded two federal contracts worth a combined potential $55 million to further study safety efforts for...

ATA Commits to Hiring 100,000 Veterans
ATA Commits to Hiring 100,000 Veterans

December 2, 2014
The American Trucking Associations announced on Tuesday it is committing on behalf of the trucking industry and its members to hire 100,000 veterans as part...

ATA Economist: Industry Faces Capacity Crunch
ATA Economist: Industry Faces Capacity Crunch

September 24, 2013
ANAHEIM -- The trucking industry is looking at a severe capacity crunch in coming years with a variety of factors contributing to the situation, according...

UPS Freight Teamsters Approve New Contract
UPS Freight Teamsters Approve New Contract

January 13, 2014
Teamsters union members at the trucking operation, UPS Freight, have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new national five-year master agreement that increases...

New York Law Takes Effect over Driver Misclassification
New York Law Takes Effect over Driver Misclassification

March 10, 2014
A new law takes effect Tuesday in New York state that some describe as the most stringent of any state when it comes to truck drivers and other...