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  • About TRALA

    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 Successful in Manitoba Insurance Sales Law

    TRALA has been successful in lobbying the Manitoba provincial government to allow light truck renting companies the ability to sell insurance products beginning in 2015. [...]

  • TRALA Asks Court for Rehearing of CA Meal Breaks Case

    TRALA is asking the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for a rehearing of a case challenging California's state-mandated meal and rest break laws. This case has significant impacts on both the interstate and intrastate trucking operations of truck lessors and motor carriers. The Appellate Court on July 9, 2014 overturned an earlier District Court decision in the case of Dilts v. Penske Logistics, ruling that California law governing state meal and rest break requirements is not preempted by a federal law which prohibits states from enacting measures that affect the prices, routes, or services of motor carriers. TRALA feels that the Court relied too heavily on the opinion of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) stance that the California law should not be preempted, even though the USDOT's own analysis does concede that this type of law should be preempted because of its impact on interstate trucking operations. TRALA stated this belief to the Court in an amicus brief that was filed on August 18 in support of Penske Logistics' request for a rehearing. [...]

  • IRP Outreach on Full Reciprocity Plan

    The International Registration Plan (IRP) is reaching out to the trucking industry to remind the industry about upcoming changes to the Plan - changes which TRALA supported and helped push through (along with several member companies) last year. TRALA received a letter from IRP CEO Tim Adams about the implementation of the changes, known as the Full Reciprocity Plan (FRP). Click here to see a copy of the letter. [...]

Enroute

EnRoute - September 10, 2014
Despite the money approved for the Highway Trust Fund, The Congressional Budget Office projects that the Highway Trust Fund will fall about $2 billion short in 2015 and drop even lower without action by Congress to keep it afloat.  Read More


 

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