TRALA
Business

Harris Saunders, Truck Leasing Executive, First Trala Chairman, Dies at Age 93

Harris Saunders Jr., the former head of Saunders Leasing System and picked to be the first chairman of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association in 1978, died May 6. He was 93.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 10, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

TRALA Requests ELD Exemption Through Dec. 31

ELD Printout Continental

The Truck Renting and Leasing Association requested an exemption from the electronic logging device mandate through the end of the year for property-carrying trucks rented for 30 days or fewer, according to a document published in the Federal Register March 13.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 13, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety, Opinion

Opinion: Truck Rental Industry Remains Vigilant Against Terrorism

No law on the books can prevent the lone-wolf intentions of a madman set on harming people with a vehicle. But we can take steps to prepare.

Jake Jacoby | CEO, Truck Renting and Leasing Association
February 12, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment

FMCSA Grants Truck Leasing Group 90-Day ELD Exemption

Ryder tractor-trailer Ryder System

Federal regulators have granted the Truck Renting and Leasing Association a 90-day electronic logging device exemption for rentals not exceeding 30 days.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
January 22, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Grants Rental Group TRALA 90-Day ELD Waiver

Ryder truck with 53-foot trailer A Ryder truck with 53-foot trailer on the road. Truck Renting and Leasing Association members will have until March 18 to comply with FMCSA's electronic logging mandate. (Ryder System Inc.)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration plans to grant the Truck Renting and Leasing Association a 90-day waiver from the upcoming electronic logging device mandate.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 12, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

FMCSA Grants Truck Renting and Leasing Association a Limited Five-Year ELD Exemption

TT File Photo

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it is granting the Truck Renting and Leasing Association a five-year exemption from a federal requirement that all trucks be equipped with electronic logging devices to record drivers’ hours of service.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 11, 2017
Business

Trala CEO Thomas James Dies Suddenly at 51

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Thomas James, CEO of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association since 2009, died unexpectedly Dec. 15. He was 51.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
December 16, 2014