The War on Truckers, States’ Rights, and American wages

The War on Truckers, States’ Rights, and American wages

The war on Truckers, States’ rights, and American wages. The Federal Authority Provision Preempting States’ Rights to Control Wages is Wrong. Today it’s TRUCKERS, tomorrow it could be YOU! The American Trucking Association (ATA) has lobbied furiously to create Federal...
Drivers unite as two year battle against truckers reaches Senate

Drivers unite as two year battle against truckers reaches Senate

Yesterday the Supreme Court of the United States rules that the Federal Government has no right to tell states they can’t engage in sports betting. States have rights. The ATA however has lobbied hard for the Denham and Fischer amendments in the FAA bill in order to...

Lowering the CDL age in the U.S. a mistake: OOIDA

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to block efforts to lower the age at which a commercial driver’s license can be obtained. The organization sent a letter to…...

ATA to Congress: eliminate ‘patchwork’ of break and rest periods in the U.S.

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is calling a move to unify rest and break periods for transportation workers in the United States a good one. A regulatory amendment passed by the Congressional House of Representatives last week…...
ATA’s Myths and Facts about Denham Amendment Busted

ATA’s Myths and Facts about Denham Amendment Busted

There is a PDF from the ATA going around the internet and being mailed/emailed out to those within the trucking industry. The PDF and emails sent, are what the ATA considers “Myths and Facts” regarding the Denham Amendment in H.R.4 the FAA Re-authorization bill being...
ATA attacks truck drivers advocates for spreading truth about Denham Amendment

ATA attacks truck drivers advocates for spreading truth about Denham Amendment

  ATA claims that the Truth About Trucking Network (includes AskTheTrucker) is sharing propaganda about the Denham Amendment and states that it is the ATA who is telling drivers the truth. Do you believe that drivers? Trucker Advocate Allen Smith= Host of Truth About...
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