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Week of July 25, 2016

Class 8 Sales Plummet 27.7% in June; Eighth Decline in Last Nine Months 
June Tonnage Rises 2.1% 
Spear Picks Four Exec. VPs for ATA Leadership Team 
Alt-Fuel Infrastructure Build-Out Paves Way For Trucks Powered by Natural Gas, DME 
Buffalo Bills Player Doubles as Trucking Owner 
Truckers, FMC Urge Changes to PierPass Fees 
Shell Rotella Unveils New Engine Oil Lineup 
Senate Confirms Darling as FMCSA Administrator 
Speed Limiter Proposal Expected Before Fall After Decade-Long Wait, FMCSA, NHTSA Say 
Swift Lawsuit Reinstated; Marten Case Dismissed 

Week of July 18, 2016

New Regulations, Technology to Disrupt Industry, TT100 Execs Say 
Refrigerated Trailers Still a Bright Spot, Aided by New Rules, Customer Demand 
Fleet Failures Accelerate in 2Q  
FedEx Freight Adds Pricing Option Based on Distance, Dimensions 
Commenters Question Sleep Apnea Plan 
Facebook Group Established to Fight Drivers’ Depression 
FMCSA Plans 2-Year Test to Permit Removal of Some No-Fault Crashes From CSA Scores 
Truck-Rail Freight Falls 5.5% in 2nd Quarter 
Lawmaker Says Tax Plan in 2017 to Fix Trust Fund 
Campaign for Teamsters President Begins 

Week of July 11, 2016

Chris Spear Named ATA President, Becomes Federation's Ninth Leader 
Truckload 1Q Turnover Declines Due to Softer Freight Economy 
State, Local Agencies Petition EPA for National Truck Rule on NOx 
Congress Unlikely to Pass HOS Rest Rule by Recess 
ZF Unveils Evasive Maneuvering System, Automated Driving With Active Steering 
Analysts See Weaker 2Q Earnings 
New Panama Canal to Alter Global Logistics 
VMT Programs Advance in California, Oregon 

Week of June 27, 2016

Trailer Orders Drop 12% as Seasonal Slowdown Hits 
FedEx Raises Fiscal 4Q Profitability by 20%, Helped by Results at Express, Ground Units 
FedEx Ground to Pay $240 Million to Settle Driver Classification Suits 
FMCSA Defends E-Log Rule From OOIDA Legal Challenge 
FMC Backs SOLAS Terminal Weighing Plan 
Trucking Wary of ‘Beyond Compliance’ 
Logistics Spending Up, Study Says 
Interstate System Turns 60; Highways Show Their Age 
May Tonnage Climbs 5.7%  
Trucking Share Prices Remain Volatile After Lengthy Downturn, Analysts Say 

Week of June 20, 2016

May Truck Sales Fall 19.5% 
Collision Avoidance Systems Succeed in NHTSA Field Test 
Manufacturers May Blend Braking Systems as Autonomous Technologies Gain Interest 
Federal Officials, Union Seek Fix For Central States Pension Fund 
FMCSA Panel Starts Review to Simplify Rules’ Language 
Connected Vehicle Technologies a Priority For Next Highway Bill, Rep. Graves Says 
Seasonal Jump in Produce Shipments Boosts Sluggish Truck Freight Market 
Some Florida Truckers Threaten Strike 
OSHA Orders Driver Rehired, Reimbursed 

Week of June 13, 2016

Graves Looks Back on ATA Tenure (with video) 
Graves: ATA Is Evolving With Changing Industry 
First Profit for Navistar Since 2012 
ATA's Bob Costello: Economy to Stay Weak 
Companies Report ‘Conflict Minerals’ Progress 
DUI Case Exposes Gaps in Safety Screening 
May Truck Orders Plunge 30%; OEMs Plan Additional Cutbacks 
DOT’s Anthony Foxx Says CSA Scores to Be Public Again in 2 Years 
Tires Are Special Focus at 2016 Roadcheck, But Air Lines, Leak Ruin One Trucker’s Day 

 
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