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Colorado Driving Titans to Compete in Tank Truck  Transport Topics Online

A battle of the titans is shaping up in the Tank Truck division at the Colorado Truck Driving Championships on June 1 in Henderson.


Tonnage Surges 7.7% in April  Transport Topics Online

Tonnage saw a big surge in April, according to American Trucking Associations, even as spot rates and volumes declined in the same month, according to other ...


Two Trucking Associations Challenging 'ABC' Contractor Test in Federal Court  Transport Topics Online

An association of small to medium-sized motor carriers has asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reject a decision last month by a federal district judge ...


New SESAR Plan Rewards Inefficient ANSPs | Air Transport News  Aviation International News

The latest manifestation of the European Sky (SES) Performance and Charging scheme (2020-2024) “reward[s] poorly performing air navigation *service* ...


Rail demurrage, accessorial fees 'death by a thousand cuts'  American Shipper

American shippers tell Surface Transportation Board that they're unfairly charged for new, unrealistic cargo equipment deadlines established by the Class I ...


Use Scalpel Not Ax on Guidelines, Transportation Industries Say  Bloomberg Government

The Trump administration, forging ahead with its drive to scrap federal regulations, is encountering some pushback from airline, trucking, and rail industries that ...


German gov't green lights electric kick scooters (PLEV)  www.electrive.com

The German Federal Council approved the Ordinance on Small Electric Vehicles (eKFV) today, which will soon allow electric kick scooters to be used on the ...


Transportation Experts, Government Leaders Stress Human Factor of Infrastructure  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — As cities continue to grow and infrastructure rapidly incorporates more technology, former Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx cautioned ...


Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre attends IBA's Maritime and Transport Law Conference: Opportunities and Risks in Shipping in 2019  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

As the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) marks its third year of operation, the Centre has not slowed in its effort to provide awareness about its.


FMCSA's Meal, Rest Break Ruling Withstands First Court Challenge  Transport Topics Online

A California court has dismissed a truck driver's claims regarding the state's meal-and-rest-break provisions, which the Federal Motor Carrier Safety ...


Smooth Cross-Border Operations Hinge on Trade Agreement  Transport Topics Online

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which is the proposed replacement for the North American Free Trade ...


EU trucking: Europe truck rates rise even as demand slows  JOC.com

Declining demand for European road haulage is pushing up available capacity, but the easing of trucking space is being accompanied by rising rates as the ...


FMCSA Seeks Comment on Pilot Program for Young Drivers  Transport Topics Online

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking public comment on a potential pilot program that would allow drivers between the ages of 18 and 20 ...


Optimism High Ahead of Leaders' Infrastructure Meeting at White House  Transport Topics Online

Members of Congress return to Capitol Hill to find their leaders pursuing an agenda that's not about immigration or impeachment politics. President Donald ...


Committee Against Human Trafficking Reviews Draft of Final Report  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation's Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking is one step closer to submitting the final version of its ...


Proposed biofuel projects now half-way to commercialization 'tipping point'  Airline Ratings

Aviation biofuel production will need to hit 7 billion litres annually if it is to reach the commercialization tipping point of two percent by 2025.


Not all builder and trade associations endorse tolls  The CT Mirror

Recent headlines in CTMirror read, “Builders, trades, launch new ad to push for tolls on CT highways.” The Home Builders and Remodelers Association of ...


Trump, Congressional Democrats Agree on $2 Trillion Infrastructure Package  Transport Topics Online

After a private meeting at the White House on April 30, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters that ...


Aging Driver Workforce Increases Workers' Compensation Risks for Fleets, Experts Say  Transport Topics Online

An aging workforce of drivers is elevating the risk of workers' compensation claims for fleets even as trucking companies are seeing stable or even lower ...


Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service  Reuters

(Reuters) - The U.S. Postal *Service* on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step ...


HOS Updates Expected Soon, but Could Be Long Road, Experts Say  Transport Topics Online

The regulatory journey of federal hours-of-*service* rules is approaching an important turning point as June 7, the scheduled release date for the Department of ...


Senators Reintroduce Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act  Dairy Herd Management

The Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act has been reintroduced by a bipartisan group of Senators and could provide some fixes to hours of *service* ...


InterDigital Delivers EdgeLink Solution to New York COSMOS Wireless PAWR Testbed  Nasdaq

WILMINGTON, Del., May 23, 2019-- InterDigital, a mobile technology research and development company, today announced that its EdgeLink solution has.


Automated and Electric Vehicles  Transport Topics Online

The Technology & Maintenance Council is evolving to contend with the necessary maintenance and specification issues that are arising as a result of two ...


Truck tonnage index falls in March  DC Velocity

For-hire truck tonnage was down 2.3 percent compared with February, ATA says.


An Alternative to the expensive GA: public TRANSPORT industry is launching more and more rides-GA – views  The KXAN 36 News

Swiss commuting since Wednesday in a state of great excitement. On this day, the magazine “observer” controversial plans public: The General subscription ...


Industry and blockchain expert joins dexFreight  American Journal of Transportation

dexFreight, providers of a decentralized, blockchain-based logistics platform, today announced that transportation expert and former president of the Blockchain ...


ASCE Pushes to Make Infrastructure Funding Congressional Priority  Transport Topics Online

As Infrastructure Week inches nearer, the nation's oldest engineering group is continuing its efforts to promote transportation funding legislation.


New Zupco buses come to Bulawayo  Chronicle

Chronicle Reporter. FIVE of the 39 new Zupco buses which were commissioned recently are coming to Bulawayo to *service* urban routes. This comes in the ...


Antitrust enforcement review 2018: monopoly investigations  Lexology

In 2018 the Anti-monopoly Law celebrated its 10th anniversary. Since the law was implemented in 2008, China's legal framework has become…


Books published by William & Mary faculty in 2019  William & Mary News

The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2019.


FNNTE urges members to register as 'company' within five days  Himalayan Times

The Federation of Nepali National Transport Entrepreneurs (FNNTE) — the umbrella organisation representing transporters — on Sunday directed all its ...


RCEP: Aluminium, copper associations caution govt on China’s presence  Economic Times

Negotiators of the RCEP bloc will meet on May 24 in an inter-sessional meeting in a bid to conclude the mega trade agreement this year.


Fuel Retailers Urge Lawmakers to Support Private Investment in EV Charging Infrastructure  EnerCom Inc.

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of ...


Cars, 6G and health: A closer look at possible R&D partnerships in Horizon Europe  Science Business

The European Commission has suggested major new industrial research partnerships on driverless cars and the 6G mobile internet and said it wants to expand ...


Controversial public TRANSPORT plans: GA should be massively more expensive – look  The KXAN 36 News

If there is a number that Switzerland is defined as a country of public transport, then this: 494'058. So many of the Passes were at the end of September 2018 in ...


ATA's Costello: The biggest problem with 2019 is it had to follow 2018  The Trucker

We've all experienced it. You've been driving 70 mph for a while. Suddenly, you're forced to slow down to 45 mph. It feels like you are crawling, even though a ...


UPS inks major renewable natural gas deal with Clean Energy  Logistics Management

In its most recent example of maintaining a keen focus on supply chain sustainability, global transport and logistics bellwether UPS announced today that it has ...


Down Under: Australian Election, UNIFIED Management, Eminem Vs. NZ National Party & More  Pollstar

Australian Election Promises $30.9 million For Live Music. Australia's live music sector is, in the wake of the May 18 federal election, looking ahead at more live ...


Lytx joins The Trucking Alliance safety advocate group  The Trucker

WASHINGTON — Lytx, a global provider of video telematics, analytics, productivity and safety solutions for commercial and public sector fleets, has joined The ...


DSOs as key actors in e-mobility  Smart Energy

Dominique Lagarde, Director of the Enedis Electric Mobility Programme, speaks about the role that DSOs can play in the global move to electrify transport.


Bison Transport's Treana Moniz is WIT 2019 May Member of the Month  The Trucker

PLOVER, Wis. —Treana Moniz has been chosen as the 2019 May Member of the Month of Women In Trucking. Moniz is a professional company driver for Bison ...


E.C. drops anti-dumping duties on U.S. ethanol imports  World Grain

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM — The European Commission repealed the anti-dumping duty on import of bioethanol from the United States. The decision stems from ...


Kombi operators shut down Bulawayo  Bulawayo24 News

Public transporters in Bulawayo have withdrawn kombis from the road in protests against fuel price hikes and what they termed unfair competition from ...


Global IoT Cloud Platform Market to Generate Revenue up to US$ 8.64 Bn by 2022 with Major Key Players like Amazon Web Services, Google Inc., International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Microsoft Corporation, Salesforce.com. Inc.  Investor Strategy

There is an ascent in purchaser appropriation of system associated gadgets, for example, in-home availability, wearable innovation, and so forth. IoT offers solid ...


Refrigerated Transport Market: Competitive Dynamics, Regional Growth & Global Outlook 2023  Truth Daily Mirror

The Refrigerated Transport Market is the most blooming and promising sector of the industry. This overall Refrigerated Transport Market has been ascending at ...


Kenya: The Close Relationship Between Police and Private Security Companies in Kenya  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

As is the case in many cities around the world, security in Kenya's capital Nairobi is provided by a variety of groups. These include state actors like the police, ...


IP Showcase to Make Australia Debut at Media + Entertainment Tech Expo 2019 in Sydney  TV Technology

Now Accepting Presentation Proposals for IP Showcase Theatre.


Global Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Market Top Manufactures, Growth Opportunities and Investment Feasibility 2019-2025Thales, Siemens, Garmin, Kapsch Trafficcom, Tomtom, Cubic  Canyon Tribune

Fior Markets has added Global Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Market Research Report 2018 in its database, highlighting essential market dynamics of the ...


Scotland's City Region and Growth Deals: infrastructure development, delivering inclusive growth and what comes next?  Holyrood

City region and growth deals are agreements between local, devolved and national government to invest in cities and regions to maximise regional growth ...


Charter school curbs pass Assembly, but drama foretells compromise  CALmatters

Teachers unions rallied in Sacramento as the Assembly narrowly passed part of a package of charter school reforms. Photo for CALmatters by Ricardo Cano.


Express Delivery and Logistics Association Merges With CLDA  Transport Topics Online

The Express Delivery and Logistics Association, a trade group that represents air cargo and package delivery firms, has agreed to merge with the Customized ...


Global Fire Resistant Fabrics Market 2019: Quantitative Analysis By DuPont, TEIJIN LIMITED, Pbi PRODUCTS, INC., Koninklijke Ten Cate bv., Westex, Gunei Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.&Others  StockNewsMagazine

The Fire Resistant Fabrics report magnifies chemicals&materials contenders by investigating their recently received and significant methodologies, strategical ...


DeSilva to issue 20 special taxi permits  Royal Gazette

More taxis and minibuses could soon be on Bermuda's roads after the Minister of Tourism and Transport announced plans to increase services yesterday.


Considerable expansion of Paddock Wood is Tunbridge Wells' answer to housing crisis  Times of Tunbridge Wells

PADDOCK WOOD is set to get much bigger as Tunbridge Wells Borough Council [TWBC] has unveiled its bold plans to address the nationwide housing crisis ...


US Supreme Court Rejects California Trucking Association Appeal Over Driver Classification  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by the California Trucking Association over the employment classification of truck drivers contracted by ...


PROTOA threatens legal action against Municipal Assembly  Ghana News Agency

Goaso (A/R), May 17, GNA – The Progressive Transport Owners Association (PROTOA) on Wednesday threatened legal action against the Asunafo North ...


Louisiana Driver Competition Kicks Off Road to NTDC  Transport Topics Online

The road to the National Truck Driving Championships is about to get underway as Louisiana kicks off the five-month season March 29.


Push by UPS to get USPS to raise package prices, brushed aside by U.S. Supreme Court  Logistics Management

Reports from earlier this week noted that the United States Supreme Court indicated it would not take up an appeal from UPS in which UPS wanted the Court to ...


South Kashmir transporters call on Div Com  The Kashmir Images Newspaper

SRINAGAR, MAY 13: A delegation of South Kashmir Transport Associations today called on Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan to discuss ...


MEET THE CANDIDATES: School places, transport and housing the big issues in Ratoath  Meath Chronicle

What a difference a term makes ….. after the 2014 council election, Fine Gael was glorying in taking three seats in the seven-seat Ratoath electoral area, with ...


Carbon Correction Factor Called for by European Energy and Transport Associations  NGV Global

Europe's energy and transport industry is calling for implementation of a Carbon Correction Factor (CCF) to be included in the European Parliament vote on CO2 ...


ATA Launches Campaign to Promote Infrastructure Deal  Transport Topics Online

American Trucking Associations has formally launched its campaign in support of a federal infrastructure funding package. The purpose of the campaign is to ...


More than 1500 truck drivers scrutinised in organised crime investigation  Stuff.co.nz

More than 1500 truck drivers are being scrutinised for potential involvement in organised crime.


Smart Mobility Association's The Smart Tech 2019 Highlights the Present and Future of Vehicle Tracking Technology  Technuter

iTriangle Infotech presents The Smart Tech 2019—A Symposium on Vehicle Tracking Technology concluded in the national capital. The two-day conference, ...


International Transport Workers Federation in Australia are concerned for the welfare of a crew aboard the Eckert Oldendorff docked at Port Pirie  The Recorder

Welfare concerns have been raised by the International Transport Workers Federation in Australia (ITF) for a crew of about 20 aboard the docked Eckert ...


ATA's Bob Costello Predicts Slower Market Growth in 2019  Transport Topics Online

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— The freight market will grow at a slower pace this year than it did in 2018, according to American Trucking Associations Chief Economist ...


TAEC Leadership Award Goes to Arkansas Trucking Association President Shannon Newton  Transport Topics Online

AUSTIN, Texas — Shannon Newton, president of the Arkansas Trucking Association, received American Trucking Associations' President's Trucking Association ...


Recent Slowdown Concerns Trucking Industry After Stellar 2018  CT News Junkie

Connecticut's trucking industry is cautiously watching a recent slowdown in activity that follows a highly successful 2018, because it could be a harbinger of ...


Cathy Gautreaux Leaving FMCSA for NHTSA  Transport Topics Online

Cathy Gautreaux, deputy administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, will be leaving the agency, an agency spokesman confirmed.


Trucking Executives, Transportation Experts Discuss Distracted Driving  Transport Topics Online

Transportation companies — including trucking groups — can improve safety by promoting accountability at the individual, executive and peer levels, according ...


Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont Pivots From Truck-Only Toll Plan  Transport Topics Online

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has suggested a tolling program that would affect both cars and tractor-trailers, shifting away from an earlier pledge to only toll ...


Trucks ready to fight Connecticut’s new tolling plan  FreightWaves

A congestion tolling proposal by Connecticut's new governor that would charge both cars and trucks for using state highways will be strongly opposed by the ...


Is There a Truck Driver Shortage or Not? ATA Says Research Paper Made 'Critical Errors'  Transport Topics Online

The chief economist for American Trucking Associations has criticized a research paper written by a university professor and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ...


AAR Supports Gas Tax, Vehicle-Miles-Traveled Measure to Fund Infrastructure  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — A vehicle-miles-traveled tax would present a good long-term solution for funding the nation's infrastructure, while higher fuel taxes could ...


Court Dismisses ATA's Lawsuit Against Rhode Island Truck Tolls  Transport Topics Online

A federal judge has dismissed the trucking industry's lawsuit against Rhode Island for its trucks-only tolling system. The U.S. District Court of Rhode Island ...


Opinion: Congress Must Act on Infrastructure Crisis  Transport Topics Online

No one is more keenly aware of America's present infrastructure crisis than the trucking industry. Since 1993 — when the federal fuel tax was last increased ...


FMCSA Grants Ag Haulers a Five-Year Exemption Permitting New Cargo Securement Techniques  Transport Topics Online

Federal regulators have granted a five-year exemption to the Agricultural & Food Transporters Conference of American Trucking Associations, clearing a variety ...


Cure for South Delhi's parking madness: 7 areas chosen to ease worsening car chaos  India Today

Multiple agencies rush to demarcate car spaces and tow-away zones to ease rising chaos in both shopping and residential areas.


Barry Pottle Becomes ATA Chairman  Transport Topics Online

He is the 74th chairman of American Trucking Associations.


Insured Cryptocurrency Custody Services and Their Potential Impact: The Key to Institutional Investment Growth?  Cointelegraph

Global Conglomerate Believes Insured Custody Services to Be the 'Key' to Cryptocurrency Institutional Investment Growth.


Trucking U Introduces Students to Careers  Transport Topics Online

The trucking industry presents more career opportunities for young people than college and high school graduates may realize, students learned at MCE.


Bus and Taxi Associations Form Public Transport Association | Belize News  The Reporter Belize

The Belize Bus Association and Taxi Federation of Belize have amalgamated to form a new Belize Public Transport Association following a meeting last ...


ATA's Spear Says Collaboration Can Help Reduce Driver Shortage  Transport Topics Online

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Collaborating with representatives of various industries and government agencies can buoy trucking workforce development efforts, ...


Growth Continues, but Risk of Recession Looms Larger, Economist Says  Transport Topics Online

ORLANDO, Fla. — Freight brokerage and third-party logistics firms can expect another year of positive business growth before facing an increased threat of ...


TSA Advisory Committee Includes Trucking Voices  Transport Topics Online

Trucking executives have been included as members of the Transportation Security Administration's new Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee.


ATA President Chris Spear Urges Senate Panel to Fund Infrastructure Projects Long Term  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Sustainable funding for construction and maintenance of large-scale infrastructure projects nationwide is needed to address wasted economic ...


Economists Paint Rosy Forecast for Trucking  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Economists for trade associations representing manufacturing, construction and retail industries said during an industry conference here that ...


Global Transport System Market will generate new growth opportunities by 2024  ZMR News Magazine

The Zion Market Research announced an addition of new research report on “Transport System Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, ...


CT trucking industry navigates slow turn  CTPost

Connecticut's trucking industry is cautiously watching a recent slowdown in activity that follows a highly successful 2018, because it could be a harbinger of ...


TMC Honors Technicians, Executives as Industry Leaders  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — Several trucking industry leaders were honored at American Trucking Associations' 2019 Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting ...


Industry Leader Bill Reed Jr., CEO of Skyline Transportation, Dies  Transport Topics Online

William Reed Jr., CEO of Skyline Transportation and prominent in the trucking industry for advocating for a broad number of issues, died suddenly Dec. 17 at his ...


FTR March Shippers Conditions Index shows positive momentum  The Trucker

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR's March Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) rose two full points from February to a reading of 2.8 reflecting a continued easing of ...


Successful Student Work Placement Program increases on-the-job paid work experience for post-secondary students  Canada NewsWire

84000 work placements will be created by 2023-2024 MONTRÉAL, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - When post-secondary students get the chance to learn on-the-job, ...


Industry Objects to Plan to Privatize Military Moves  Transport Topics Online

A plan to turn over responsibility for household-goods moves for military personnel to a single third-party transportation manager is running into opposition from ...


State Trucking Associations  Transport Topics Online

Find transportation resources and links to all State Trucking Association's official websites. Subscribe to Transport Topics for news, videos, podcasts, & more.


FMCSA Grants Exemption From Flag Rule for Stinger-Steered Auto Haulers  Transport Topics Online

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted a limited five-year exemption to relieve motor carriers operating stinger-steered automobile ...


Barry Pottle Elected ATA's 74th Chairman  Transport Topics Online

Barry Pottle, CEO of Pottle's Transportation of Bangor, Maine, has been elected by American Trucking Associations' board of directors to serve as the ...


New canine screening of air cargo highlights potential for less airport congestion  FreightWaves

After years of development work, TSA's approval for third-party canine screening should provide faster and more accurate air cargo acceptance and security ...


CARB Continues Quest for an Electric Medium-, Heavy-Truck Future  Transport Topics Online

California environmental regulators are working on a plan to speed up the deployment of electric medium- and heavy-duty trucks operating on the state's streets ...


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