Truck Renting and Leasing Association

The unified voice for truck renting and leasing



EnRoute - February 16, 2017

TRALA IN THE NEWS - Fontaine Trailer is the newest member Associate Member of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association.  FULL STORY

EnRoute - February 2, 2017

TOP STORIES - President Trump has directed federal agencies to suspend, withdraw and delay regulations depending on where they are in the rulemaking process. FULL STORY

EnRoute - January 19, 2017

TRALA IN THE NEWS - Graham Hall has joined the staff of TRALA as the new Manager of Government Relations. FULL STORY

EnRoute - January 5, 2017

TRALA in the News - TRALA conducted interviews two weeks ago with  the Wall Street Journal and the Associated Press as part of their stories regarding the threat concerns involving trucks, particularly rented vehicles, that could be used in a terrorist act. Links to the full stories are provided.    
WSJ article
AP article

EnRoute - December 15, 2016

TRALA in the News - TRALA has announced Robert O'Neill as the keynote speaker for its 2017 Annual Meeting which will be held April 2-5, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs, Florida. FULL STORY

EnRoute - December 1, 2016

TRALA IN THE NEWS - On Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Federal District Judge Amos Mazzant placed a nation-wide Preliminary Injunction on the Department of Labor's Overtime Rule, which was set to go into effect on December 1, 2016. TRALA, and a wide coalition of the business community have strongly pushed back against this rule since it was released by the Department of Labor. FULL STORY

EnRoute - November 17, 2016

TRALA IN THE NEWS - A new bipartisan bill in Congress supported by the Truck Renting and Leasing Association, would cut federal excise taxes on trucks that run on compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG) or renewable natural gas (RNG). FULL STORY

EnRoute - November 3, 2016

TOP STORIES - The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have officially published the Phase 2 greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency rule for commercial vehicles in the Federal Register. The rule was finalized in August and now that it has been published in the Federal Register, it has an effective date of December 27, 2016.

EnRoute - October 20, 2016

TOP STORIES - The new North American On-Highway Commercial Vehicle Engine Outlook report by ACT Research and Rhein Associates says the industry will likely see a pre-emission boom in Class 8 truck sales in 2019 and 2020, before a sharp drop in 2021.  However there are others that say this time around will be different. FULL STORY

EnRoute - October 6, 2016

TOP STORIES - Trucking Efficiency, a joint effort between NACFE and the Carbon War Room, released its report on two-truck platooning and predicts the front truck in the platoon can save 4% on fuel and the following truck can save 10%. FULL STORY The Transportation Safety Administration has issued a legal interpretation that moves the industry one step closer to having the Transportation Worker Identification Credential a universal access card for high-security facilities. FULL STORY