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USDOT Appoints Mala Parker Acting Deputy Administrator of FHWA  Transport Topics Online

Mala Parker's portfolio at the Federal Highway Administration will include the role of acting deputy administrator.


2 transport groups say will not buy new trucks; blame govt policies  Business Standard

Two major transport industry bodies, All India Transporters Welfare Association (AITWA) and All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) have lashed out at the ...


Infrastructure Resiliency in Senate Freight Plan  Transport Topics Online

A Senate panel advanced legislation with a provision to prepare for the impact of severe weather as part of a plan to improve freight connectivity.


ATA: Trucking Industry Was Short More Than 60000 Drivers in Meeting Demand at End of 2018  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] More than 60,000 truck drivers were needed by the end of last year — the most ever — to meet ...


Key Stakeholders Tout FMCSA's HOS Proposal  Transport Topics Online

Groups representing key segments of the freight industry had mostly positive reactions to FMCSA's proposal to change HOS rules for drivers.


ATA Reaffirms Opposition to Side Underride Guard Legislation  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Legislation that would require the installation of side underride guards on heavy trucks is not ...


TransAlt protests outside 14th St. busway foe's home - The Villager  The Villager

BY ALEJANDRA O'CONNELL-DOMENECH | After hearing shouts, Arthur Schwartz stepped out of his W. 12th St. brownstone and began offering pastries to a ...


53-Foot Domestic Containers From China Not on Tariff List  Transport Topics Online

The 53-foot containers that are vital to the movement of goods into the United States from China have been removed from the list of items subject to tariffs.


Transport Authority extends invitation to meet with sector stakeholders  Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Transport Authority says it has extended an invitation to meet with the presidents of the Jamaica Association of Transport Owners ...


ATA Claims Victory in Rescinding Tariffs on Intermodal Containers  Heavy Duty Trucking

American Trucking Associations announced that the current 25% tariff on certain imported goods from China would no longer be applied to 53-foot domestic ...


Experts to Dissect Industry Trends, Insights at ATA Economic Summit  Transport Topics Online

Experts in the fields of manufacturing, logistics and the petroleum industry are scheduled to participate in American Trucking Associations' economic summit.


Trucking Leaders Rally Crowd at NTDC Breakfast of Champions  Transport Topics Online

PITTSBURGH — American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear and other trucking industry leaders rallied the crowd of drivers and inspectors with a ...


FMCSA, NHTSA Extend Comment Window on Automated Driving Systems  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety ...


WIT’s Ellen Voie wins inaugural Cinderella to CEO of the Year honor  The Trucker

PLOVER, Wis. — Women In Trucking Association President and CEO Ellen Voie has been named the 2019 Cinderella to CEO of the Year — along with winning ...


MP: Rain paralyzes goods transport for industries  Times of India

INDORE: Heavy rain in Maharashtra and Kerala has paralyzed goods transport for industries of the region. Almost 70 per cent movement of commercial vehicles ...


Study: Comprehensive approach needed to improve trucking safety  The Trucker

ITASCA, Ill. — Trucking companies that prioritize safety through management practices and use of advanced technologies can greatly improve their performance ...


Medical Transport Services Market Expected to Reach USD 42.0 Bn by 2024  Global Market News 24

The Medical Transport Services Market report presents a calculated opinion of the analyzed Medical Transport Services Market data. It explains various ...


ATA pleased tariffs on Chinese-made intermodal containers won’t go into effect  The Trucker

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations said Thursday the trucking industry is pleased that tariffs on Chinese-made, 53-foot domestic ...


ATA Congratulates 2019 National Truck Driving Championships Qualifiers  PRNewswire

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations congratulated 427 professional truck drivers who qualified for the 2019 ...


Chennai's IT corridor residents oppose BRTS proposal  The New Indian Express

Residents of Old Mahabalipuram Road fear taking away two lanes of the road for the exclusive bus corridor will reduce the space for other vehicles.


NTDC Promises Packed Schedule, Tough Course for Top Truckers  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Hundreds of top truck drivers soon will descend on Pittsburgh for the 82nd annual National Truck ...


Rookies, Vets Keep Their Focus on Taking Top Honors  Transport Topics Online

PITTSBURGH — One former national Grand Champion and one rookie were among the 5-Axle drivers taking the course Aug. 15 at the 82nd annual National ...


MHCA set to mobilize with Manitoba election looming  Daily Commercial News

WINNIPEG, MAN. - With an election looming, the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) is launching an advocacy campaign to press political ...


Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS): The March Towards Congestion-Free Roads, Says TMR  GlobeNewswire

Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Market Likely to Surpass US$80 Bn by 2027, expanding at CAGR of around 13% During 2019-2027.


How Scotland is moving to sustainable public transport  Intelligent Transport

Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, discusses how Scotland is supporting new transport initiatives to combat ...


US corn, soybean associations urge President Trump to support RFS  Biofuels International Magazine

Two associations representing corn growers and the soybean industry in the US have addressed an opinion piece to President Donald Trump, urging him to ...


Trucking Stakeholders Ask Congress to Repeal the 12% Federal Excise Tax on Trucks, Trailers  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A group of trucking stakeholders asked Congress to repeal the 12% federal excise tax on the ...


The Thesis Is Still Intact:: J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., (NASDAQ: JBHT)  NewsSmooth

On Thursday the USA Stock Exchange company, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., (NASDAQ: JBHT), the Trending-Graph. Each buying and selling session ...


National Road Transport Hall of Fame in administration after investigation finds financial irregularities  ABC News

The future of one of outback Australia's tourist drawcards, the National Transport Hall of Fame, is in doubt after an independent audit found financial irregularities ...


European airline labour relations: multiple unions are a challenge  CAPA - Centre for Aviation

One of the challenges for European airline executives, certainly by comparison with North America, for example, is the multiplicity of unions. This, together with ...


Red signal: OMR residents unhappy over BRTS plan  The New Indian Express

With Metro line being planned on highway, residents say there is no need for bus corridor, want govt to upgrade existing facilities.


FMCSA Proposes Adding Location Flexibility to CDL Testing Process  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced a proposed rule July 24 meant to ...


EDITORIAL: There's no shame in buying a flight ticket  ATWOnline

Attention-grabbing as it might be, the flight-shame movement to persuade people to not fly is misinformed and misguided. Airlines and the global air transport ...


IATA assesses potential aviation impact of Ebola outbreak  ATWOnline

IATA is closely monitoring the potential aviation impact of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), reiterating World Health Organization ...


Group sees rosy outlook in biz amid high fuel price  Yahoo Philippines News

THE shipping industry sees a positive outlook on the back of the buoyant domestic economic activity despite challenges such as the increasing fuel prices.


Association of breastfeeding and postmenopausal osteoporosis in Chinese women: a community-based retrospective study  BMC Blogs Network

Postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMOP) has long been a pervasive public health concern. With the aging Chinese population, the prevention, assessment and ...


Flood relief stuck at NHAI toll plazas  Pune Mirror

While state govt has made passage for trucks free, the org is still charging them. Several trucks carrying relief material for floodaffected people in Sangli and ...


FTA chooses FAST LEAN SMART scheduling software  FleetPoint

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 09:18. No Comments. 1,416 Views. Fleet Management, Fleet News, Freight Transport Association (FTA), General News, HGV & Bus ...


Taxi associations must take responsibility for illegal N2 operators - Madikizela  EWN

The MyCiTi N2 Express *service* has been suspended since May, when the operating contract between the City of Cape Town, Golden Arrow, and taxi ...


Peak bodies in joint fuel security call  Australasian Transport News

The transport sector's vulnerability to impacts from global fuel disruptions means now is the time to take action on Australia's liquid fuel security.


Direct Vision Standard is not the best approach to reducing road deaths, warn transport associations  Motor Transport

Both the RHA and FTA have reiterated their opposition to TfL's Direct Vision Standard (DVS) arguing there are more effective ways to reduce vulnerable road ...


Logistics Associate Apprenticeship launched at CIT  HGV Ireland.com

The Logistics Associate Apprenticeship consortium has launched the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (www.laa.ie ) at the Cork Institute of Technology.


Industry, transport and buildings associations weigh in on CO₂ pricing ahead of climate cabinet meeting  Clean Energy Wire

Ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's climate cabinet meeting tonight (18 July), various organisations have voiced their positions on CO₂ pricing in Germany.


Don Daseke Steps Down as CEO of Daseke - Fleet Management  Heavy Duty Trucking

Don Daseke will retire from his roles as chief executive officer and chairman of the board of the flatbed company he founded, effective immediately.


This is how transporters are hitting back at Modi govt for not listening to their demands  ThePrint

The transporters' grievances range from categorisation of trucks & tyres under 28% GST slab to 2% TDS on cash withdrawals of over Rs 1 cr.


Fueling The Future  Asian Scientist Magazine

Green is the new black when it comes to meeting the world's energy demands, and biofuels have a major role to play in securing a sustainable future.


Express Delivery and Logistics Association Merges With CLDA  Transport Topics Online

The Express Delivery and Logistics Association, a trade group that represents air cargo and package delivery firms, has agreed to merge with the Customized ...


Yet another fraud at NFF exposed  SCORE NIGERIA

The Nigerian media have again turned the searchlight on the corruption at the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after exposing how they squandered millions of ...


US Supreme Court Rejects California Trucking Association Appeal Over Driver Classification  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by the California Trucking Association over the employment classification of truck drivers contracted by ...


ATA President Chris Spear Presses Congress on Infrastructure Funding, Autonomous Tech  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] WASHINGTON — Allowing segments of the country's surface transportation system to deteriorate ...


Taz Trucking Announces $7.3 Million Investment in Expansion - Fleet Management - Trucking  Heavy Duty Trucking

Bowling Green, Kentucky-based Taz Trucking has announced a $7.3 million investment to add more truck drivers and support staff jobs and further expand the ...


New Guidance: use and safety of tail lifts  UK Haulier News

News - UK Haulage News, Logistics and Transport News, Road Transport News, Freight and Shipping News.


MyCiTi suspension on N2 hits Cape Town commuters hard in the pocket  News24

Khayelitsha residents are battling to get to work in Cape Town, as the suspension of the MyCiTi *service* on the N2 enters its 10th week.


New Government initiative to help customs capacity post-Brexit  Fleet Transport

In the build-up to Brexit at the end of October, the Irish Government, in association with key industry partners, has launched a new support measure to help ...


Is There a Truck Driver Shortage or Not? ATA Says Research Paper Made 'Critical Errors'  Transport Topics Online

The chief economist for American Trucking Associations has criticized a research paper written by a university professor and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ...


Carbon Correction Factor Called for by European Energy and Transport Associations  NGV Global

Europe's energy and transport industry is calling for implementation of a Carbon Correction Factor (CCF) to be included in the European Parliament vote on CO2 ...


Two Trucking Associations Challenging 'ABC' Contractor Test in Federal Court  Transport Topics Online

An association of small to medium-sized motor carriers has asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reject a decision last month by a federal district judge ...


Grant Shapps urges pro-Remain Tory rebels to think 'very hard' about backing Jeremy Corbyn's no-deal plan  PoliticsHome.com

Grant Shapps has warned rebels in his own party to think "very hard" about supporting Jeremy Corbyn's bid to halt a no-deal Brexit.


ATA Launches Campaign to Promote Infrastructure Deal  Transport Topics Online

American Trucking Associations has formally launched its campaign in support of a federal infrastructure funding package. The purpose of the campaign is to ...


ATA's Bob Costello Predicts Slower Market Growth in 2019  Transport Topics Online

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— The freight market will grow at a slower pace this year than it did in 2018, according to American Trucking Associations Chief Economist ...


'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup  Reuters

LONDON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport ...


“Dark money special interests”: Phoenix fights plan to ban all future rail - News - GCR  GCR

A battle is raging in Phoenix, Arizona over plans to extend a light rail system south into lower-income neighbourhoods, with opponents determined to halt it and ...


DOT Submits Proposed Rule Change for HOS Regulations  Transport Topics Online

The Department of Transportation has sent its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to reform hours-of-*service* regulations to the Office of Management and Budget.


Recycling Aktiv: Reworking the technology | Article | KHL  KHL Group

Between September 5 and 7, more than 200 exhibitors will be presenting their latest products at the Recycling Aktiv and Tiefbau Live trade fairs at Karlsruhe in ...


Oil PSUs approach court as LPG truck owners threaten strike  BusinessLine

With bulk LPG transport owners based in Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, threatening to go on an indefinite strike from July 1, oil marketing majors Indian Oil Corporation ...


Recommendation Trends For Investors:: JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc., (NASDAQ: JBHT) - e-nasdaqnews  About Press Release

On Thursday, August 15, 2019, the USA's Company, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., JBHT, (Loss, ↓) the Trending-Graph belongs to the sector of Services.


Five big things likely to disrupt the motor industry  IOL

A global strategist says there will probably be five major disruptors in the motor industry in the next few years.


Rhode Island Truck Tolls Exceed Revenue Projections in First Year  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Rhode Island's truck tolling program brought in $7.2 million in its first year, slightly exceeding ...


Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards Tackle Latest Challenges  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] ARLINGTON, Va. — Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards emerged nearly 50 years ago ...


Growth Continues, but Risk of Recession Looms Larger, Economist Says  Transport Topics Online

ORLANDO, Fla. — Freight brokerage and third-party logistics firms can expect another year of positive business growth before facing an increased threat of ...


Truck drivers see orders, miles fall in latest U.S. slowdown signal  Reuters

(Reuters) - At a truck stop in Ridgefield, New Jersey, driver Paul Richards reviews a notebook where he tracks miles driven and what he is hauling. His paycheck ...


Cathy Gautreaux Leaving FMCSA for NHTSA  Transport Topics Online

Cathy Gautreaux, deputy administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, will be leaving the agency, an agency spokesman confirmed.


Trucking Industry Expected to See Slower Growth in 2019  Transport Topics Online

After a 2018 that saw record-setting levels of freight-hauling demand and driver pay as tonnage levels reached a 20-year high, the trucking industry is expected ...


Auckland Transport's $4.5m plan could mean 8000 cameras watching the city  RNZ

Auckland authorities are paving the way to add hundreds, if not thousands, more CCTV cameras to the network across the city.


Recent Slowdown Concerns Trucking Industry After Stellar 2018  CT News Junkie

Connecticut's trucking industry is cautiously watching a recent slowdown in activity that follows a highly successful 2018, because it could be a harbinger of ...


IPAF supports UK Associations Week 2019 | Article | KHL  KHL Group

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is supporting this year's UK Associations Week. Established in 2017 by the Institute of Association ...


Europe truck rates rise even as demand slows  JOC.com

Declining demand for European road haulage is pushing up available capacity, but the easing of trucking space is being accompanied by rising rates as the ...


Opinion: Trucking Can Help Fight Human Trafficking  Transport Topics Online

Cold, young, maybe 16 or 17 years old, and scared. This is how one of our company's truck drivers described a girl he encountered at a truck stop about a ...


£300million, 30-storey Kensington hotel is being challenged by residents in the High Court  London News Online

BY JULIA GREGORY Local Democracy Reporter yann@slpmedia.co.uk. London Mayor Sadiq Khan's decision to give the go-ahead to a £300million, 30-storey ...


FMCSA Grants Ag Haulers a Five-Year Exemption Permitting New Cargo Securement Techniques  Transport Topics Online

Federal regulators have granted a five-year exemption to the Agricultural & Food Transporters Conference of American Trucking Associations, clearing a variety ...


Canada Announces Final ELD Mandate to Take Effect in 2021  Transport Topics Online

The Canadian federal government has unveiled its long-awaited electronic logging device mandate, which will take effect in two years.


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Find transportation resources and links to all State Trucking Association's official websites. Subscribe to Transport Topics for news, videos, podcasts, & more.


2018 Grand Champion Chris Outen Set to Go for Gold in Flatbed Class at Oregon Truck Driving Championships  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Last year's Grand Champion, Chris Outen of FedEx Freight, will compete at the Oregon Truck ...


Business, Freight Stakeholders Urge Trump, Congress to Advance Infrastructure Policy  Transport Topics Online

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi recently said that she remains committed to advancing an infrastructure policy measure that would boost jobs.


Freight Market Shifts into Lower Gear  The Wall Street Journal

Sagging prices and mixed economic signals are casting a cloud over the U.S. freight market as bad weather and trade concerns bog down the spring shipping ...


ATA President Chris Spear Urges Senate Panel to Fund Infrastructure Projects Long Term  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Sustainable funding for construction and maintenance of large-scale infrastructure projects nationwide is needed to address wasted economic ...


Barry Pottle Elected ATA's 74th Chairman  Transport Topics Online

Barry Pottle, CEO of Pottle's Transportation of Bangor, Maine, has been elected by American Trucking Associations' board of directors to serve as the ...


Court Dismisses ATA's Lawsuit Against Rhode Island Truck Tolls  Transport Topics Online

A federal judge has dismissed the trucking industry's lawsuit against Rhode Island for its trucks-only tolling system. The U.S. District Court of Rhode Island ...


HOS Updates Expected Soon, but Could Be Long Road, Experts Say  Transport Topics Online

The regulatory journey of federal hours-of-*service* rules is approaching an important turning point as June 7, the scheduled release date for the Department of ...


Committee Against Human Trafficking Reviews Draft of Final Report  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation's Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking is one step closer to submitting the final version of its ...


Data Shows There Are More Truckers Than Ever, but Experts Say the Driver Shortage Is Still an Issue  Transport Topics Online

While U.S. Census Bureau data shows the number of truckers at an all-time high, industry experts contend a driver shortage remains an issue.


Legal Status for Transport of Hemp Remains Confusing  Transport Topics Online

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to hear a legal challenge to the arrest of an Oregon truck driver and seizure of a 6,700-pound load of hemp ...


Worklete Continues Expansion Into Trucking Industry Safety Training  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A software company that specializes in training people to adopt safer work habits is expanding its ...


FMCSA Grants Exemption From Flag Rule for Stinger-Steered Auto Haulers  Transport Topics Online

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted a limited five-year exemption to relieve motor carriers operating stinger-steered automobile ...


IATA answers questions about accessibility as passengers urge action  Runway Girl Network

IATA helps to establish standards for airline *service*, and offers training in best practices. It recently sent an email promoting a training book entitled 'Make Travel ...


July 31 Is FMCSA's New Target for Unveiling HOS Proposed Rule Change  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Those anticipating the Department of Transportation's proposal on hours-of- *service* policy ...


TMC, PIT Group to Explore Electromagnetic Braking  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council and PIT Group will expand their research partner to study electromagnetic ...


CEOs Raise Concerns About Availability of Diesel and Other Fuels in 2020 Because of IMO Bunker Fuel Mandate  Transport Topics Online

A group of industry stakeholders is urging the Trump administration to take action to ensure adequate supplies of fuel for freight and air travel and home heating ...


Old Dominion Executive Sam Faucette Awarded Top Safety Honor by ATA Council  Transport Topics Online

American Trucking Associations' Safety Management Council on Nov. 13 announced Sam Faucette of Old Dominion Freight Line as the winner of the 2018 ...


Past 3-Axle National Champ Heladio Fernandez Earns First Oregon Grand Champion Honor  Transport Topics Online

FedEx Freight driver Heladio “Lalo” Fernandez has a national title to his name — 2010 3-Axle champion — and four Oregon state titles but had never been ...


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