December 22, 2015
American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 0.9% in November, erasing half of the 1.8% gain from October.
December 17, 2015
American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council has published a report examining the development and introduction of automated driving and platooning technologies.
December 7, 2015
Several trucking associations, businesses and fleets have pledged support this holiday season for Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization that lays wreaths on the graves of veterans at locations around the nation.
November 24, 2015
American Trucking Associations seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.9% in October following a slight decrease in September.
November 6, 2015
Allan Hicks of BR Williams Trucking in Oxford, Ala., was honored with the 2015 National Safety Director Award, which is presented annually by the American Trucking Associations.
November 5, 2015
James Hylan Grise of Walmart Transportation in Hopkinsville, Ky., has been presented with the National Driver of the Year Award by the American Trucking Associations.
October 30, 2015
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
A new nationwide poll indicates Americans look favorably on how truckers drive and how trucking supports the economy.
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 20, 2015
The American Trucking Associations board of directors elected Pat Thomas as the federation’s 71st chairman, the association announced. Thomas is the Sr. VP of state government affairs for UPS.
After decreasing in August, the ATA's Truck Tonnage Index rose again in September, though the gain didn't quite make up for the losses.
October 19, 2015
American Trucking Associations recognized the winners of some of the industry’s top competitions and safety awards as part of its annual Management Conference and Exhibition.
October 18, 2015
PHILADELPHIA – “Most motor carriers have had a pretty good year – not great – but pretty good for 2015,” said Bill Graves, president of the American Trucking Associations, in his annual report on the state of the industry.
October 13, 2015
Driver turnover at large truckload fleets rose to an annualized rate of 87% in the second quarter of 2015. Despite the increase it is below recent averages.
October 6, 2015
An ATA report is projecting a shortage of 48,000 drivers by the end of 2015, marking the highest recorded level in trucking's history.
September 24, 2015
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 22, 2015
The American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell by 0.9% in August when compared to strong July numbers.
September 21, 2015
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.
September 14, 2015
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is the week of Sept. 13-19, honoring drivers for their hard work and commitment.
August 26, 2015
In a letter, the ATA urged congress to move forward with legislation that would allow fleets to use hair samples in a federally mandated drug screening program for drivers.
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