In a move applauded by the Teamsters, and criticized by ATA CEO Bill Graves, the Senate rejected a proposal to allow longer trailers on U.S. roads.
“If there’s a bogeyman that we need to be concerned about, look no farther than Washington," said the ATA president and CEO.
ATA CEO Bill Graves praised many parts of the bill, noting in particular the clampdown on tolling and the establishment of a dedicated freight fund.
Many U.S. veterans are looking for good jobs. Trucking companies are looking for good workers. Is it a fit?
The Wall Street Journal reports that better incentives for truck drivers might account for the somewhat surprising numbers.
Members of the American Trucking Associations want the federal government to pick up the pace regarding a proposal to place electronic speed limiters on the country’s big rigs.