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October 18, 2016

Volatile Truck Tonnage Index Falls 5.8%

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonal adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index shrank 5.8% in September, erasing the 5% increase of the month before.

October 7, 2016

Highlights From ATA Management Conference & Exhibition [Video]

American Trucking Associations' new president introduces himself to members, plus scores of product introductions and a lot more, those are just some of the highlights at this year’s annual ATA Management Conference & Exhibition.Business Editor Evan Lockridge reports. 

October 7, 2016

ATA Again Questions How Rhode Island Will Police Truck-Toll Dodgers

Continuing to battle Rhode Island’s truck-only tolling plan, the American Trucking Associations is again questioning how the Ocean State will restrict trucks from avoiding its planned new automated tolls.

October 6, 2016

ATA Honors SmartWay and TAEC Award Winners at MC&E

ATA recognized award recipients at the Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas, honoring winners of the EPA SmartWay Excellence Award and the President's Trucking Association Executives Council Leadership Award.

October 5, 2016

Park My Truck App Helps Drivers Find Available Parking

Trucking and travel plaza leaders have launched the smart phone application to help solve the parking shortage for professional drivers..

October 5, 2016

ATA Elects Kevin Burch its 72nd Chairman

American Trucking Associations’ board of directors elected Kevin Burch, president of Jet Express from Dayton, Ohio as the federation’s 72nd chairman.

October 4, 2016

ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in Photos

A new president for the American Trucking Assocations, new big-rigs and even old favorites like the Rolling Stones are just a few of the highlights in pictures from ATA's annual Management Conference & Exhibition that took place in Las Vegas Oct. 1 - Oct. 4

October 4, 2016

ATA Chief Spear Pushes Bold Agenda for Trucking

In a fast-paced and wide-ranging address, new American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear introduced himself to ATA members and asserted that under his stewardship, the industry’s biggest lobby will “get in the game” to advance an array of trucking’s interests in Washington D.C. and on the state level.

October 3, 2016

Truck Sales Headwinds Don't Daunt Daimler Trucks North America

LAS VEGAS — Despite a challenging truck sales environment and not hitting a few goals laid out last year, Daimler Trucks North America is still confident it can remain the industry leader in this “new normal” environment, president and CEO Martin Daum told reporters at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition Monday.

October 3, 2016

Looming ELD Mandate Tops Trucking Industry Concerns Survey

LAS VEGAS -- The American Transportation Research Institute unveiled its top industry issues report showing that the looming implementation of the ELD Mandate is the top concern of carriers and drivers.

October 3, 2016

ATA Names 15 Member Class for LEAD Program

American Trucking Associations named its fourth class to the LEAD ATA industry leadership program and also announced the graduation of its third class during the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition.

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.



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