Government
Business, Safety, Government

Kuntz Increases Drumbeat for More Road Funding

ORLANDO, Fla. — Four months into his term as chairman of American Trucking Associations, Ray Kuntz said the nation’s inadequate highway infrastructure is worse than he had thought and that long-term highway leases to private companies are not a solution.

October 29, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

Graves Urges Industry to Lead on Warming, Highway Issues

ORLANDO, Fla. — ATA President Bill Graves challenged industry leaders to move aggressively to lead the national debate on climate change, linking truck emission reductions to higher fuel consumption and the need for greater trucking productivity to alleviate congestion.

October 29, 2007
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Safety, Government

September Truck Tonnage Declines 2.3%, ATA Says

American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index for September declined 2.3% from a year ago, ATA said.

Transport Topics
October 26, 2007
Business, Government

Arkansas Best’s 3Q Income Drops

Arkansas Best Corp. said Friday its third-quarter net income fell 40% due to lower freight levels and higher costs.

Transport Topics
October 26, 2007
Business, Government

Consumer Confidence Drops in October

U.S. consumer confidence fell in October to the lowest level in 17 months, according to the University of Michigan’s latest consumer sentiment index, released Friday.

Transport Topics
October 26, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Opinion: ‘Load ’em High and Tight...’

My dad started Graves Truck Lines, with his dad, in 1935 at the height of the Great Depression. It was their response to the “What now?” that followed the loss of the family farm.

October 26, 2007
Business, Government

New Home Sales Rise 4.8%

New home rose 4.8% in September, after the Commerce Department revised previous months’ sales upward, Commerce said Thursday.

Transport Topics
October 25, 2007
Business, Government

Durable Orders Fall 1.7% in September

Durable goods orders fell 1.7% in September saw their biggest drop in seven months, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
October 25, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Bill Offering Safety Tax Credit Praised

A bill introduced in the House of Representatives that would give trucking fleets a 50% tax credit for investing in safety technologies has won praise from transportation and safety officials, but they acknowledged the legislation likely faces an uphill battle.

October 24, 2007
Government, Business, Logistics

SoCal Fires Close Part of Interstate 5

Interstate 5 in Southern California is closed in both directions near Camp Pendleton, as firefighters continue to battle ongoing blazes burning close to the freeway, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
October 24, 2007

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