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The Alabama Trucking Association is seeking candidates to fill an upcoming vacancy for President & CEO.
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The Alabama Trucking Association through its sponsorship of Truckers Against Trafficking has been long-time supporter in the fight to end human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation.
All trucking industry stakeholders are inv ... Read More
Personal injury attorneys continue to aggressively advertise across Alabama, often taking direct aim at the trucking industry. In some television markets in Alabama, personal injury firms purchase 90 percent of the 30-second spots that are broadcast from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. One of the dom ... Read More
Starting Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, the Alabama Dept. of Transportation (ALDOT) will shut down the I-59/20 bridge system that runs through Downtown Birmingham for 14 months while it replaces the aging structures.
Designed in the 1960s, Birmingham’s Interstate 59/20 bridges ... Read More
The federal government has announced reduced annual fees in 2019 for commercial carriers and other entities required by law to participate in the Unified Carrier Registration Plan (UCR). The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), which has oversight of UCR, published a Read More
Without question 2018 has been an outstanding year for trucking. Freight volumes are up, as are profits and productivity. Nearly all sectors of the industry has enjoyed brisk growth this year.
Still, the industry’s enthusiasm was curtailed with fleets inability to find enough drivers ... Read More
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Friday, Dec. 21 that California’s meal-and-rest break rules are preempted by federal hours-of-service regulations.
In 2011, California passed a law requiring employers to provide a ... Read More
Drivers planning to be on Alabama roads during the Christmas and New Year holidays should expect increased traffic and allow extra time to reach their destination. For the safety of travelers, construction workers and maintenance crews, ALDOT announced there will be no temporary lane closures on ... Read More
Alabama’s lawmakers plan to tackle some of the state’s longstanding issues when the 2019 Legislative Session begins in March.