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EnRoute - April 13, 2017

TRALA IN THE NEWS - During TRALA's 2017 Annual Meeting, two industry experts shared their perspectives on how the commercial truck is being reshaped by technology and political policies. FULL STORY

EnRoute -March 16, 2017

TRALA IN THE NEWS - The Illinois State Supreme Court has ruled against the City of Chicago, finding that their tax authority cannot extend beyond the city limits.  The case, The Hertz Corporation, et al. v. City of Chicago, focused on the city of Chicago's attempt to expand its Personal Property Lease Transaction Tax (PPLTT), to require leasing companies based in Chicago with rental locations outside of the city limits to pay the PPLTT on transactions with Chicago residents.  FULL STORY

EnRoute - March 2, 2017

TOP STORIES - Trucking groups have united and are urging Elaine Chao, the new Secretary of Transportation, to order the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to rescind a proposed rule issued in January 2016 that would institute a new carrier rating system based on carriers' scores on the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program. FULL STORY

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.    
 
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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

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