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Week of January 23, 2017

Carriers Ask to Test Hair  
Pence Tells Nation’s Mayors to Expect ‘Big’ Highway Bill 
Howard Returns to TT in Executive Editor Post 
Outgoing DOT Chief’s Final Report Provides Road Map for Infrastructure 
Darling Emphasizes Safety Partnerships During FMCSA Farewell Comments 
Capitol Hill, DOT Veteran John Drake Joins ATA; Will Serve as Senior VP of Legislative Affairs 
UPS, FedEx, Amazon Form Twin 33s Advocacy Group 
Trailer Group Asks Court to Review Final Greenhouse-Gas Phase 2 Rule 
Railroad 4Q Profits Mixed; Exec Shake-up Anticipated 
Ports Set Records for Containers in 2016; Forecast Better for 2017 Amid Uncertainty 

Week of January 16, 2017

Automation Holds Promise But Success Hinges on Sensible Regulations 
Rental Spaces, Better Data Could Ease Parking Crunch 
DOT Nominee Chao Outlines Funding, Infrastructure Priorities 
ATA Selects 20 as Road Team Captains to Expand Industry Outreach, Education 
Anthony Foxx Touts DOT Accomplishments, Unveils Final Transport Road Map 
Demanding Customers, Array of Technology Driving Changes in Freight Transportation 
TRB Panel Explores Ways to Help Regulators Reward Fleets That Exceed Safety Standards 
FMCSA Declares ‘Call to Action’ to Counter Rise in Traffic Deaths 
Researchers Ponder Effects of Automation on Drivers 
Freight Facilities a Lure for Business, Planners Say 
Megaships Lucrative for Ocean Carriers, Challenging for Truckers, Ports, Panel Says 

Week of January 09, 2017

Moving Shipments Decline  
Diesel Gains 4.6¢ to $2.586, Highest Price Since Aug. 2015 
Shippers, Carriers Race to Prepare for April Start of Federal Food Safety Modernization Regulation 
Nonbank Lending Rises in Late 2016; Truckers Struggle for Traditional Loans 
Oil Group Campaigns to Roll Back Rules In First 100 Days of Trump Presidency 
Rhode Island, Maryland, Idaho Seek Grants From DOT for Infrastructure Improvements 
FMCSA Household Goods Panel Aims to Stop Dishonest Movers 
Phase 2 GHG Truck Rule to Increase Mileage, Costs 
N.Y. Teamster Drivers Balk at Proposed Pension Cuts 
Intermodal Shipments Drop 1.6% in 2016; Downturn Ends 4 Years of Record Growth 

Week of January 02, 2017

Truck Tonnage Jumps 5.7% 
November Trailer Orders Down 8%; Still Strongest Month of 2016 
EPA Plans to Propose Regulation to Tighten NOx Limit in 2024 
2017 Year in Preview: ‘Expect the Unexpected’ for Trucking, Nation 
New Congress Expected to Take On Infrastructure Funding, Tax Reform 
V2V Proposal Travels Winding Road 
FedEx Net Income Up 1.3% in 2Q, Tempered by Decline in LTL Profit 
Diesel, Crude Prices Ascend to 2016 Peaks at Year’s End 
Schneider Files to Go Public; Family, Execs to Keep Control 
Navistar Trims Net Losses in 4Q, Fiscal 2016 

Week of December 19, 2016

November Class 8 Sales Fall 27.5% 
Toll Supporters See Opportunity in Trump Infrastructure Pledge 
Driver Pay 'Flat as a Pancake' in 3rd Quarter; Wages Could Rise in '17 
Trucking Responds to Limiter Proposal 
XPO Weighs in on Optimizing Packaging  
ATA Selects Infrastructure Task Force Members 
NHTSA’s Proposed V2V Mandate Would Start Connectivity Network 
November Truck Turn Times Tumble at Ports of L.A., Long Beach 
Parking Woes Hurt Efficiency, ATRI’s Driver Survey Finds 
Use of TWIC for Proof of ID Appears Likely as Defense Policy Bill Passes Congress 

Week of December 12, 2016

Congress Passes Restart Fix 
Nikola Hydrogen-Electric Design Called Trucking ‘Game Changer’ 
FMCSA Announces Final Rules With Major Impact for Drivers 
Fleets Fight Fuel Gelling From Winter’s Chill With Tricks of the Truck Maintenance Trade 
Industry Says Autonomous Vehicles Will Improve Safety, Cut Congestion 
Cammisa Brings Wealth of Experience to ATA 
Class 8 Sales to Rise in 2 Years, ACT Predicts 
Diesel Tops Year-Ago Price for First Time Since 2014 
Driver Turnover Falls to Five-Year Low; Large Truckload Rate at 81%, ATA Says 
Debut of Hydrogen-Electric Truck Launches Milton’s Vision to Revolutionize Industry 
Fuel Cells Can Reduce Cost of Maintenance, Nikola Says 

 
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