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DOT Roundtable Explores Truck Driver Recruiting, Retention Challenges
Driver Turnover Holds Steady at Large Fleets in Q4

Driver Turnover Holds Steady at Large Fleets in Q4

Continued improvement in the economy will drive healthier freight volumes and create more demand for drivers. Motor carriers should remain focused on driver retention, ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello said.

March 29, 2021

COVID-19 Leads to Truckload Turnover Plunge in Q2

COVID-19 Leads to Truckload Turnover Plunge in Q2

According to the American Trucking Associations, COVID-19 has severely impacted the annualized turnover rate at large and small truckload carriers, which experienced double digit declines in the second quarter of 2020.

September 23, 2020

ATA Celebrates Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
Convoy Honors First Woman Voter

Convoy Honors First Woman Voter

The American Trucking Associations has partnered with the Louisa Swain Foundation and the Wyoming Office of Tourism to honor the first female voter with the Louisa Swain Convoy, a week-long, cross-country journey.

August 31, 2020

Peterson Shines a Light on Drivers

Peterson Shines a Light on Drivers

Peterson Manufacturing is sponsoring the upcoming 2020 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) with a new campaign that focuses on the crucial role drivers have played during the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 18, 2020

ATA Study: Average Driver Pay Increases

ATA Study: Average Driver Pay Increases

The American Trucking Associations’ latest version of its Driver Compensation Study reports that average driver pay, including bonuses, increased close to $6,000 since the last study in 2017.

May 22, 2020

ATA, Protective Insurance Providing Free Hand Sanitizer to Drivers
Fleets Share COVID-19 Driver Safety Insights

Fleets Share COVID-19 Driver Safety Insights

From hand sanitizer to sick time, from PPE to training, three fleets shared how they're supporting their truck drivers during the pandemic in a webinar put on by American Trucking Associations and its Safety Management Council.

April 17, 2020

Trump: ‘Truck Drivers Form the Lifeblood of Our Economy’
Fleets, Trucking Associations Work to Get Drivers Face Masks

Fleets, Trucking Associations Work to Get Drivers Face Masks

Truck drivers increasingly need face masks to meet both CDC recommendations and some state and local restrictions meant to spread the slow of the COVID-19 pandemic. We talked to fleets about what they're doing to get masks to drivers.

April 14, 2020

ATA, Some States Cancel Driver Championships

ATA, Some States Cancel Driver Championships

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Trucking Associations has cancelled the National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships, which were scheduled to take place Aug. 19-22 in Indianapolis.

April 7, 2020

NATSO, ATA Call for Increased Driver Access to Truckstops
The Pandemic Highway: Drivers Report in as COVID-19 Rages On
TSA Moves to Streamline Hazmat Endorsement Process

TSA Moves to Streamline Hazmat Endorsement Process

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration is working to allow drivers with a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential to obtain a hazardous materials endorsement without additional security checks.

March 11, 2020

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