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March Truck Sales Surge 25.6%  
New Class 8 retail sales rose 25.6% in March from a year earlier, the biggest monthly percentage gain since July 2012, WardsAuto.com reported.

TIA Unveils Guide to Combat Cargo Fraud  
TUCSON, Ariz. — The Transportation Intermediaries Association took a step to help brokers combat fraud by issuing a report that stresses preventing theft-related losses.

Foxx Prods Congress to Act 
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx visited several critical freight corridors during an eight-state bus tour last week, saying the future sustainability of America’s roadways depends on Congress addressing the infrastructure funding crisis.





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March Truck Tonnage Index Rises 3.1%
Truck tonnage rose again in March, climbing 3.1% over the same month of 2013, despite residual weather troubles, American Trucking Associations said April 22.

ATRI Criticizes FMCSA’s Defense of 34-Hour HOS Restart Provision
The American Transportation Research Institute issued a technical memorandum criticizing a study by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that endorsed the agency’s new restart provision of hours of service that took effect in July.

ATA, CMCA Honored With SmartWay Award
American Trucking Associations and Colorado Motor Carriers Association were among the recipients of the Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award.


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