American Trucking Associations

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November 13, 2015

Fleets Honored for Security, Claims and Loss Prevention Programs

ABF Freight, Old Dominion Freight Line, and Roehl Transport took home honors from the American Trucking Associations' Safety, Security and Human Resources Conference in Little Rock, Ark.

October 30, 2015

Reporter Delivers Good News to a Trailer Wrap Winner

One way to liven up a business meeting is an interesting raffle, and the American Trucking Associations obliged at its recent Management Conference & Expo in Philadelphia, giving away two sets of colorful vinyl trailer wraps with pro-industry messages.

October 21, 2015

Graves to Step Down from ATA Post in 2016

The American Trucking Associations has confirmed a published report that Bill Graves has advised the truck lobby that he will leave his post as president of ATA when his contract expires at the end of next year.

October 18, 2015

FMCSA Chief: Safety Benefits when Agency Partners with Trucking

The acting chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration committed the agency to working even more closely with trucking’s stakeholders to further improve highway safety.

October 18, 2015

Fastport’s Military Veteran-Hiring Effort Expands to Retention

PHILADELPHIA -- Fastport Inc., a job placement service active in an industry effort to hire military veterans for driver positions, has embarked on a retention campaign,

October 18, 2015

ATA Names Third Class to LEAD ATA Program

PHILADELPHIA – The American Trucking Associations Sunday named its third class to the LEAD ATA industry leadership program, and announced the graduation of the second class, during the annual ATA Management Conference & Exhibition.

September 24, 2015

Proposed 'Mattress Tag Rule' Angers ATA's Engineering VP

Ted Scott, vice president of engineering for the American Trucking Associations, had a succinct assessment of a recent federal regulatory proposal: “FMCSA has finally gone crazy.”

September 21, 2015

TMC Hears Ideas on How to Add Members, Activities

Online tech sessions and recruiting younger fleet managers are among suggestions gleaned from a recent survey of members and non-members of the Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations.

June 23, 2015

May Truck Tonnage Increases But Remains Weak

Soft manufacturing numbers are still affecting truck freight, with the American Trucking Associations' Truck Tonnage Index rising only 1.1% in May following a 1.4% loss in April.

June 4, 2015

ATA Looking for Trucking Image Boosters

The ATA is seeking nominations for the ninth annual Mike Russell Trucking Industry Image Award, recognizing those who are creative in increasing positive awareness for the trucking industry.

May 12, 2015

ATA Wants Highway Bill Patched But Fast

The ATA is urging Congress to quickly adopt a short-term measure to keep the Highway Trust Fund afloat to help ensure that a comprehensive long-term highway bill gets passed in this calendar year.

April 24, 2015

ATA Sticks to Fuel-Tax Hike as Best Trust Fund Fix

The American Trucking Associations remains committed to seeing a surface transportation package passed this year that will ensure a long-term fix for the Highway Trust Fund.

February 24, 2015

Truck Tonnage Hits All-Time High In January

The For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index hit an all-time high of 135.7 in January according to the seasonally adjusted report from American Trucking Associations.

January 30, 2015

American Trucking Associations Announces Promotions

The American Trucking Associations has promoted four to new positions, including a new senior vice president of legislative affairs and vice president of highway policy.

January 29, 2015

ATA Safety Agenda Aired at Senate Hearing

Next steps for truck safety should be completion of the speed limiter mandate, more focus on traffic enforcement and improvements in the CSA safety enforcement system, a top Werner Enterprises official told a transportation panel of the Senate Commerce Committee.

January 28, 2015

Turnover at Truckload Carriers High as Driver Market Remains Tight

Driver turnover rose slightly for large carriers in the third quarter, but LTL and smaller fleet numbers showed some surprises.

January 20, 2015

New America's Road Team Captains Honored at Volvo Trucks Event

Take 19 of the country's safest, most professional drivers and have them walk onto the truck factory floor and see their brand-new ride waiting, and they turn into a bunch of excited teenagers taking selfies.

January 20, 2015

Visiting Volvo's New River Valley Plant

The new members of American Trucking Associations' America's Road Team got to tour Volvo's New River Valley plant and take delivery of their new truck. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge was there and took these photos.

January 14, 2015

ATA Announces 2015-2016 America’s Road Team

More than 450 years of experience. More than 30 million accident-free miles. The latest American Trucking Associations' Road Team is ready to roll.

December 19, 2014

Truck Tonnage Index Hits Highest Recorded Level in November

The American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 3.5% to 136.8 in November -- the highest level on record.



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