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Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter: TIA Responds to OpEd About Broker Bond

Welcome to the debate seven years too late. The issue of whether there should be a broker/forwarder bond, or how much it should be, has long been debated.

March 6, 2017
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Remembering Ted Scott; Touting Twin 33s

This week's letter writers reflect on the passing of a longtime ATA employee and tout the benefits of twin 33-foot trailers.

January 30, 2017
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: More Views on the Driver Shortage

Your Oct. 31 issue of Transport Topics included a letter about changing the rules and getting more drivers. In essence, have two drivers in each truck. After reading it, my thoughts were: Where have you been over the past two decades?

November 14, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter: Change Rules to Reduce the Driver Shortage

Change Rules to Reduce The Driver Shortage

October 31, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Environment, Source to Rely on, Appreciating Black Drivers

Fuel Benefits Help The Environment

October 3, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Coping With Technology

This week's letter writers focus on two aspects of technology and their impact on the trucking industry.

July 11, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Toll Plan, Drivers and Large Fleets

Weight is a roadway’s enemy. Heavier weight requires thicker pavements, longer curves, reduced grades and more substantial bridges. These truths cannot be disputed; the construction standards associated with each item substantially increases the initial cost of the roadway network.

February 29, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Restart, Deregulate HOS

Federal agencies and the trucking industry both recognize the health and welfare of commercial motor vehicle drivers is imperative to protecting public safety. But as you would expect, there is disagreement over the means to achieve this end.

February 22, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter: Get the Language Straight for ELDs

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration needs to suspend promulgation of electronic logging devices, or ELDs, and reopen the comment period due to fatal flaws stemming from contradicting language in the rule’s wording.

January 11, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter: Nonpreventable Crashes and Predictability

I disagree with the conclusion that removing nonpreventable crashes will result in significant changes in carriers’ CSA Crash Indicator BASIC percentile scores.

December 7, 2015

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