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    TRALA is a voluntary, non-profit national trade association founded in 1978 to serve as a unified and focused voice for the truck renting and leasing industry. » Learn More

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    TRALA brings together the many individuals involved in vehicle renting and leasing at its meetings to share information and to participate in educational opportunities and professional interaction.
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Latest News

  • TRALA-Opposed Diesel Vehicle Ban Removed from DC Budget

    After strong opposition from TRALA and several of its allies in the trucking industry, the District of Columbia (DC) City Council has officially abandoned legislative language that would have banned new diesel-powered motor vehicles from operating in the District. The legislative language that would have placed the ban on diesel vehicles into effect was not included in DC's budget for fiscal year 2015, which was approved on Monday, July 14 when DC Council members voted to override a veto from Mayor Vincent Gray. [...]

  • TRALA Comments Highlight Concerns With Electronic Logging Device Rule

    Yesterday, TRALA submitted comments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regarding its proposed rule to mandate electronic logging devices (ELDs) in commercial trucks where drivers are required to fill out hours-of-service (HOS) documentation. TRALA's main concerns focus on trucks that may be rented to multiple consumer and commercial entities with varying obligations to comply with logging rules. In effect, the ELD rule would require that every truck in a company's rental fleet be retrofitted and equipped with an ELD to ensure compliance, whether or not the rental customer needs to utilize the technology. [...]

  • Supreme Court Rules 9-0 Against President Obama on Recess Appointments to NLRB

    Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 9-0 in NLRB v. Noel Canning that President Obama's January 2012 recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) during a "pro-forma" session of the U.S. Senate were unconstitutional. Because of this decision over 700 NLRB decisions or rulings issued between January 2012 and August 2013 (when the Senate properly confirmed the current NLRB members) are potentially invalid. [...]

Enroute

EnRoute - July 23, 2014
The Lease Accounting Project that was launched back in 2006 continues to show little sign of a resolution this year.  Disagreements between the IASB and FASB suggest that the final standard is unlikely to take shape until next year.  Read More


 

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