June 23, 2015
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
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 28, 2015
A recent proposal in Rhode Island for a truck-only toll to pay for the state’s ailing road and bridge conditions has been met with blowback from several trucking industry groups.
May 19, 2015
American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 3% to 128.6 in April to the lowest level in a year.
May 12, 2015
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.
May 11, 2015
Trucking brought in over $700 billion, the highest revenue ever for the industry, according to an American Trucking Associations report.
April 29, 2015
American Trucking Associations outlined three strategies to improve truck related traffic accidents in testimony before Congress.
April 21, 2015
American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased by 1.1% in March marking the 5th monthly increase in the past 6 months.
April 20, 2015
The American Trucking Associations is again urging the Department of Transportation to “move forward” with a rulemaking requiring installation of electronic speed-limiting devices on Class 7 and 8 trucks.
April 13, 2015
The American Trucking Associations is urging motorists to put cell phones away and focus on safe driving behind the wheel as part of National Distracted Driving Month.
April 3, 2015
The trucking industry lost 6,800 jobs in March-- the first such drop since 2013, according to the latest employment numbers from the Department of Labor.
April 1, 2015
Turnover at truckload fleets remained high in the fourth quarter of 2014, but the gap narrowed between small and large carriers.
March 31, 2015
Thee Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations has a recommended practice to help trailer buyers spec electrical systems.
March 26, 2015
The ATA urged the FMCSA to make common sense changes to the CSA scoring following re-introduced legislation from Congress addressing the same issue.
March 24, 2015
The For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 3.1% in February to 131.6, the lowest level since September of last year. Winter weather, slow retail sales, and other industries were to blame for the slow month.
March 23, 2015
The American Trucking Associations has joined a lawsuit against the state of Oregon to block the state’s low carbon fuel standards.
March 12, 2015
American Trucking Associations is seeking nominations for the third class of its LEAD ATA leadership development program designed to nurture the next generation of trucking industry leaders.
February 24, 2015
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.
February 19, 2015
The Technology and Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations elected Kevin Tomlinson as its 2015-2016 general chairman and treasurer.
February 13, 2015
The American Trucking Association’s Technology and Maintenance Council is holding its Annual Meeting from Feb. 16-19 at the Music City Center in Nashville. This year’s event will be themed “Fueling the Future.”
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