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L.A. And Long Beach Ports Begin Strike

Drivers in a long-running labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach began what they said would be an indefinite strike Monday. The impact on the movement of...
Transportation Spending Bill 2015

Does The New $55B Transportation Spending Bill Put Safety On The Back Burner?

A multimillion lobbying push by FedEx Corp. and other freight carriers may be about to open U.S. highways to a new generation of bigger truck trailers even as watchdogs warn the price will be...

Dutch Mill Trucking Destroyed In Sparta

Dutch Mill Trucking, a trucking shop located in Sparta, Wisconsin, has been destroyed. The trucking business at Dutch Mill trucking is a total lost. The Sparta fire department said the fire started when a truck...

Israeli Trucking Industry Benefits From Mideast Chaos

REUTERS - The hydraulic ramp of a Turkish freighter taps down on the eastern Mediterranean port of Haifa and, under a full moon, 37 trucks roll off onto an otherwise empty pier. In a convoy...
Diesel Prices Drop

Diesel Prices Continue To Drop, Average Likely To Continue Falling

Diesel Prices Fall To Lowest Average In Nearly 4 Years The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 3.3 cents in the week ended Nov. 24 to $3.628, according to the Department...
Cross Border Pilot Program

Truck Drivers Look For Answers From FMCSA’s Failed Cross Border Pilot Program

Cross Border Pilot Program Inaccurate? Grain Valley, Mo., Oct. 1, 2014  – In a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, an association that represents professional truck drivers asked the agency to provide details...

Fuel Tax Hike For Highway Funding Getting Attention

A plan to keep federal highway funding solvent through December no longer includes a hike in the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax hike, but has been amended to increase the fuel tax. The Senate Finance Committee...

ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego

ATA Opens Registration for 2014 MC&E in San Diego   Arlington, Va. – Today, American Trucking Associations announced it has opened registration for the year’s premiere trucking industry leadership event: the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition...

Truckload Turnover Over 90 Percent For 9th Straight Quarter

Turnover at large truckload carriers was up slightly to 92 percent in the first quarter, holding above 90 percent for the 9th straight quarter, American Trucking Associations reported today. Over-the-road truckload turnover rates were largely unchanged from the fourth quarter,...

Hells Angels’ Trucking Companies Banking Big On Fuel

Outlaw bikies have used trucking companies to defraud the federal government of millions of dollars in fuel rebates, according to an Australian Taxation Office investigation. But Tax Office insiders say federal law enforcement agencies have failed...