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FMCSA denies owner-operator group bid for 5-year exemption from ELD mandate
Request did not address difficulties in validating drivers who meet exemption criteria, agency tells OOIDA.
The long and the short of it at the AAR
The rail trade group has gone from agnostic to adversarial on the issue of nationwide use of twin-33 truck trailers. Its rationale is puzzling.
USPS should be restructured, possibly sold, White House report recommends
IPO, sale to other entity should be on table, OMB says.
Rhode Island's truck-only toll plan takes effect, truck groups vow war
State first to just toll trucks; ATA calls act unconstitutional.
Transport, warehousing employment gains in May fueled by warehousing, truck, couriers
Government data shows sector gained 19,000 jobs over April figures.
FMCSA's shift on use of trucks as a personal conveyance a nod to flexibility
Drivers can operate laden vehicles for personal use if they need to find safe, accessible rest stops, agency says.
Three-day inspections will not hamper truck supply chains, CVSA official says
Mooney said event no different than what inspectors do all year long.
Hamberger, head of AAR, to retire from group in early 2019
Organization has grown in influence during president, CEO's 20-year tenure.
AAR about-face on longer trucks traced to short-line influence, shipper group says
Individual railroads remain neutral on longer trucks despite their trade group's shift, sources say.
USPS says higher labor, freight expenses cut into parcel margins in fiscal second quarter
USPS paid more for parcel labor, truck shipping in quarter.

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