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Supreme Court to Hear Challenge of LA Ports’ Clean Trucks Program

American Trucking Associations Gamino and AssociatesThe U.S. Supreme Court will hear the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) suit against the Port of Los Angeles’ Clean Trucks Program, with a ruling expected by July.

The case has been making its way through the court system ever since the program went into effect more than four years ago. ATA challenged the program, arguing that federal law prohibits the locally run port from making rules that impede interstate commerce.

The Clean Truck Program, set up in 2008, established criteria for providers of drayage services at the Port, including a requirement to commit to using only employee drivers, rather than the independent contractors typically working the ports, by 2013 in a phased-in schedule. The plan would allow the port to hold those companies accountable for maintaining trucks and employing properly credentialed drivers.

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Taxing Natural Gas Trucks Will Pose a Challenge

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As interstate trucking operations have been expressing increasing interest in using liquefied natural gas in their trucks, the American Trucking Associations’ state law experts say widespread adoption of LNG will pose a large challenge to fuel tax administrators.

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ATA Files Amicus Brief in Support of FMCSA on EOBR Challenge

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 28 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — American Trucking Associations filed an amicus brief February 24 with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in support of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s defense of electronic logging devices.
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