1. Scott Darling picked to be trucking's top regulator

    By Kevin Jones, American Trucker, August 06, 2015 Scott Darling, chief counsel for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, has been nominated by President Obama to be the next agency administrator. In announcing the nomination, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx cited Darling’s perform…Read More

  2. ATA forecasts 29% freight growth by 2026

    By American Trucker staff, July 28, 2015 A new report released by American Trucking Assns. projects freight volumes will increase by nearly 29% over the next 11 years. “The outlook for all modes of freight transportation remains bright,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello in releasing U.S. Fr…Read More

  3. Obama administration proposes tougher mileage standards for trucks

    By The Trucker.com News Services, June 19, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on June 19 proposed tougher mileage standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks, the latest move by President Barack Obama in his second-term drive to reduce pollution blamed for global warming. The Environmental …Read More

  4. Safety Board Calls for Action on Collision Avoidance Systems

    By Tom Berg, HDT Truckinginfo.com, June 09, 2015 Collision avoidance systems reduce accidents and save lives and injuries, and should be standard on all new passenger and commercial vehicles, the National Transportation Safety Board declared in a statement yesterday. In a Special Investigation Repor…Read More

  5. ATA report: trucking revenue >$700 billion in 2014

    By James Jaillet, CCJ News, May 12, 2015 The trucking industry brought in $700.4 billion in revenue in 2014, according to a report released this week by the American Trucking Associations. That’s the highest total revenue in history for the industry and the first time surpassing the $700 billion m…Read More