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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.

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.

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