Companies need to find creative ways to retain drivers. Employee stock ownership plans give drivers a small stake in the business and align their interests with management’s.
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.
Ten major automakers have agreed to include AEB technology as standard on all new vehicles.
“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.