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Connecticut Eyes Truck-Only Tolls

Taking a cue from Rhode Island, neighboring Connecticut is signaling that it too will soon target heavy trucks at toll stations on highways in the state.

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Soars 6.3% in October

After slowing at the end of the third quarter, truck freight surged in October, reflected in the American Trucking Associations’ Truck Tonnage Index, which rose 6.3% in October to 119.9 from September’s mark of 112.8.

Don't Worry About the Economy, Says ATA's Chief Economist

Don’t worry about some signs of the economy softening in recent months, Bob Costello, chief economist for the American Trucking Associations, told trucking executives during the American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference and Exhibition.

Driver Safety Behavior Insights Gleaned from Lytx Data

Could drivers be more drowsy on Tuesday mornings because of Monday Night Football? And what does wearing a seat belt have to do with the likelihood of having a crash? Those are among the insights Lytx shared at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference and Exhibition.

Barry Pottle Named ATA’s 74th Chairman

Pottle purchased Pottle’s Transportation from his father in 1988 and guided its growth from an 11-truck fleet to its current size of more than 180 trucks and 575 trailers.

ATA MC&E in Photos

Sunny weather and Texas barbecue greeted attendees at the American Trucking Associations' 2018 Management Conference & Exhibition in Austin, Texas.