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  • Victory: ATA’s Petition for Preemption Approved by FMCSA!

    December 21, the Department of Transportation informed ATA that ATA’s petition seeking preemption of California’s redundant meal and rest break requirements has been approved. You can review the decision as posted on FMCSA’s website. The ATA legal team is already reviewing the decision and has advised that if the petition is granted as submitted by ATA, they believe this decision will apply to pending cases.We applaud Secretary Chao, FMCSA Administrator Martinez and their senior team for providi...

  • ATA Calls on HHS to Set Hair Testing Standards

    ATA Calls on HHS to Set Hair Testing StandardsGuidelines for Use of Hair Samples Could Improve Mandatory Driver Drug ScreeningsArlington, Va. – Yesterday, in a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear called for the federal government to quickly release guidelines and standards for the use of hair samples in mandatory drug testing of truck drivers.ATA spearheaded efforts to allow carriers to use hair testing ...

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