Technology
Editorial, Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Editorial: Mandating Logging Devices

Yes, American Trucking Associations is a staunch supporter of the federal mandate requiring electronic logging devices to monitor hours-of-service compliance for the nation’s truck drivers.

Transport Topics
July 23, 2012
Business, Technology

TMCSuperTech 2012 Set for September

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council will hold its 2012 Fall Meeting and National Technician Skills Competition Sept. 10-13 in Pittsburgh.

Transport Topics
July 10, 2012
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, Technology

Xata Cuts Jobs, Focuses on Mobile Platform

Transportation software provider Xata Corp recently cut 29 jobs in a step to “better align” its workforce with its mobile-based strategy, the company said in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
July 9, 2012
Business, Technology

TMW Software Suite Integrated Into Rand McNally Mobile Gear

Rand McNally announced on June 26 that its mobile communications devices are now integrated with two applications from TMW Systems Inc., a provider of software to transportation and logistics companies.

Transport Topics
July 9, 2012
Letters to the Editor, Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Letter: The Driver’s Advocate

One of the letters to the editor of your publication written by a safety manager recently did an excellent job of making our point about “harassment” and electronic onboard recorders, or EOBRs.

July 9, 2012
Editorial, Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Editorial: Electronic Logs

Highway safety is one of the trucking industry’s top priorities, and we have long supported the industry’s efforts to employ technology in enhancing the safety of our employees’ workplace and the safety of everyone who shares our nation’s highways.

Transport Topics
July 9, 2012
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

House Moves to Block Funding for Implementing EOBR Rule

The House approved a bill on June 29 that would block any federal mandate requiring the use of electronic onboard recorders on vehicles, including a regulation included in the highway funding legislation President Obama was expected to sign late last week.

July 9, 2012
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

House Measure Would Block Mandated Use of EOBRs

The House on Friday passed a transportation spending measure that would block rules requiring electronic onboard recorders on trucks.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
June 29, 2012
Government, Business, Technology

Virginia E-ZPass Fee Plan Draws Opposition

A plan by the Virginia Department of Transportation to implement a $1 monthly fee for E-ZPass users has drawn public opposition, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
June 25, 2012
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Car Hauler Allied Files Again for Bankruptcy; Cites Weakness in Auto, Light-Truck Business

Allied Systems Holdings Inc., the largest U.S. car hauler, last week filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the second time it has done so, saying it’s continuing to provide service and blaming weakness in the car and light-truck business for the move.

June 18, 2012

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