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September 12, 2016

Trucking Industry Kicks off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

This week, American Trucking Associations kicked off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, and many companies within the trucking industry and serving it are recognizing drivers for hard work and dedication.

September 12, 2016

ATA Names Rusty Duckworth CFO

American Trucking Associations has promoted Rusty Duckworth to chief financial officer, adding to the new leadership team being assembled by new ATA President and CEO Chris Spear.

September 1, 2016

Share the Road Rolls Out Comprehensive Truck Safety Video

The American Trucking Associations and its Share the Road highway-safety program has launched the "Share the Road Instructional Video" to demonstrate safe-driving techniques ahead of the busy Labor Day weekend.

August 24, 2016

ATA Announces MC&E Featured Speakers

American Trucking Associations has announced the lineup of featured speakers for its annual Management Conference & Exhibition being held on Oct. 1-4 in Las Vegas.

August 23, 2016

Truck Tonnage Hits Lowest Level in 9 Months

Truck tonnage in July hit its lowest level since October 2015, per the most recent American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index.

August 18, 2016

ATA Safety Exec Joins Lytx Commercial Team

Rob Abbott, vice president for safety policy with American Trucking Associations is joining video telematics company Lytx to lead its commercial team.

August 17, 2016

National Truck Driving Championships Won by Walmart Driver

American Trucking Associations named Charles White, a driver for Walmart Transportation based out of Nineveh, Ind., as the Bendix Grand Champion of the 2016 National Truck Driving Championships.

August 11, 2016

Court Rules NY Truck Tolls Can’t Fund Canal System

A federal court has ruled against New York State’s practice of using tolls paid by interstate truckers to finance the unrelated tourism and recreation projects that make up the New York Canal System.

August 8, 2016

ATA Report Breaks Down Trucking's Big 2015

The American Trucking Associations has released the latest edition of its almanac of trucking, ATA American Trucking Trends 2016, which showcases industry trends over the last decade.

July 26, 2016

Trailer Technicians Added to TMC National Skills Competition

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council has added a new competition track for trailer technicians at its TMCSuperTech 2016 National Technician Skills Competition.

July 21, 2016

ATA's Spear Announces New Senior Leadership

The American Trucking Associations has named four new members to senior leadership positions, according to the federation’s new president and CEO, Chris Spear.

July 19, 2016

Truck Tonnage Index Seesaws Downward in June

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped by 1.5% in June, following a nearly 3% gain in May.

July 13, 2016

ATA Chairman Receives 17th Halladay Award

Pat Thomas, current American Trucking Associations chairman and senior vice president for state government affairs at UPS, has been named the 17th recipient of the J.R. “Bob” Halladay Award.

July 8, 2016

ATA Announces Major Executive Team Changes

Dave Osiecki, Karla Hulett and Jeff Mason are no longer with the American Trucking Associations, which is making changes in its executive team in conjunction with Chris Spear taking over as president and CEO.

July 6, 2016

Large Truckload Fleets See 13% Drop in Turnover

Driver turnover at large truckload fleets fell by a significant amount in the first quarter of 2016, reflecting the softer freight economy this year.

June 29, 2016

ATA: Trucking Invests $9.5 Billion in Safety Annually

The trucking industry invests at least $9.5 billion in safety every year, according to a new report by the American Trucking Associations.

June 21, 2016

May Was A Good Month for Truck Tonnage

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased in May following two consecutive months of decreases.

June 3, 2016

ATA Opens Registration for Annual Conference & Exhibition

The American Trucking Associations has opened registration for its 2016 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition, to be held form Oct. 1-4, in Las Vega at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

June 1, 2016

TMC Sets Dates for Fall Meeting, Tech Competitions

ATA's Technology and Maintenance Council will hold its 2016 Fall Meeting and annual National Technician Skills competitions from Sept. 18-22 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, N.C.

May 24, 2016

ATA: Despite Declines, Freight Tonnage Outlook is Better

American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased in the month of April, indicating a soft freight environment.

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