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Attention Truckers – Contact Congress to Support Defazio’s Detention Bill

Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) introduced a bill, H.R. 756, in the House of Representatives to address the problem of excessive wait times for trucks at shipping and receiving facilities. Otherwise known as “detention time,” this is an issue truckers have continually … Continue reading

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ATA Responds to Fallacious Claims About Safety in the Trucking Industry

American Trucking Associations (ATA) President Bill Graves issued the following statement responding to fallacious claims about the safety of the trucking industry: “For years we’ve seen a number of organizations proselytize about the dangers posed by the trucking industry. These … Continue reading

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NTSB Chairman Hersman to Speak at Second Annual ‘Salute to Women Behind the Wheel’

Presentation by Key U.S. Highway Safety Official Expected to Draw Industry’s Largest Gathering of Women Drivers at Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville, April 2, 2011. Deborah A.P. Hersman, Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), will honor America’s professional … Continue reading

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