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US truck freight tonnage hits wall; but pricing holds firm

WASHINGTON -- The American Trucking Associations' advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped 1.3 percent in July after rising 2.6 percent in June.

Report exposes high Mexican truck defects. Or does it?

EL PASO, Tex. – Just a few months before the U.S. is scheduled to reopen its border to Mexican long-haul truckers, a report has surfaced that a large majority of trucks heading northbound into El Paso from Mexico have reportable defects.

TransCore Freight index hits summer slowdown

TORONTO -- TransCore’s Canadian Freight Index for July 2011 was down twenty-two percent month-over-month but had a three percent increase over the same period in 2010.

Lights Camera Traction! Road Knights star in safety vids

TORONTO -- The Ontario Trucking Association OTA Road Knights team hit the online small screen to share tips on how all road users can safely use Ontario’s roadways together.

More Gotcha cameras in Gotham?

NEW YORK – This city never sleeps and if Mayor Bloomberg got his way, neither would traffic enforcement.

FMCSA redefines hazmat interventions

WASHINGTON -- The FMCSA changed criteria that determines which motor carriers should be subject to more stringent Hazardous Materials intervention thresholds.


In This Issue

A look at Ontario's mandatory out-of-service quotas (Yup. They exist.), by Rolf Lockwood. Plus, a special focus on drivers, from retention to training — including the best fleets to drive for. And Jim Park explains how to choose the engine displacement that's best for you. That and much more in the April issue of Today's Trucking.


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