DOJ Will Not Question Trucking Agreements

Law360, New York (August 11, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Federal regulators will not oppose a plan to create model agreements for use by trucking companies and transportation brokers, paving the way for the implementation of the agreements by the American Trucking Association.

The Department of Justice said that after examining the proposal, it was not found to be in violation of antitrust law.

“Making the model agreements available to the trucking industry is not likely to reduce competition,” Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division Thomas O. Barnett said in a letter to the ATA....
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