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Feb 27, 2017, 17:45 ET TMC Opens Exhibit Hall During Annual Meeting

Today, American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council opened the doors on a sold out exhibit hall as part of the 2017 TMC...


Feb 27, 2017, 17:15 ET TMC Honors Two with Silver Spark Plug

Today, American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council honored two professionals with its highest honor — the Silver Spark...


Feb 27, 2017, 09:41 ET TMC Names Glen McDonald General Chairman

Today, American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council announced that Glen McDonald, Ozark Motor Lines, Memphis, Tenn., has...


Feb 24, 2017, 14:00 ET Marquette Transportation Finance Announced as ATA Featured Product

Today, American Trucking Associations announced Marquette Transportation Finance, an industry leader in providing working capital financing to...


Feb 22, 2017, 10:19 ET ATA Announces Support of New North American Commercial Vehicle Show

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear said the trucking group has agreed to be a supporter of the North American...


Feb 21, 2017, 12:11 ET ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 2.9% in January

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 2.9% in January, following a 4.3% decrease...


Feb 17, 2017, 15:00 ET ATA Announces U.S. Legal Services Renewed as ATA Corporate Partner

Today, American Trucking Associations announced U.S. Legal Services was renewed as an ATA Corporate Partner and Featured Product Provider. "The...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:24 ET ATA, Blue Bloodhound Gear Up for Second Annual Executive Leadership Forum

Today, American Trucking Associations announced Blue Bloodhound as Official Corporate Sponsor of ATA's Executive Leadership Forum, being held March...


Feb 13, 2017, 10:55 ET TMC Announces Exhibit Hall Sell Out

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 13, 2017 Today, American Trucking Associations' Technology and Maintenance Council announced it has sold out its entire...


Feb 10, 2017, 13:25 ET ATA Announces Bestpass Renewed as Featured Product Provider

Today, American Trucking Associations renewed Bestpass, an industry leader in toll solutions, as an ATA Featured Product provider. "The trucking...


Feb 08, 2017, 17:51 ET ATA Infrastructure Task Force Meets with Secretary Chao, Congressional Leaders

This week, members of the American Trucking Associations' Infrastructure Task Force travelled to Washington to meet with Transportation Secretary...


Jan 31, 2017, 16:06 ET ATA Congratulates Elaine Chao on Confirmation as Transportation Secretary

Today, leaders at the American Trucking Associations congratulated Elaine Chao on being confirmed as the 18th Secretary of...


Jan 31, 2017, 11:47 ET ATA Commissions Survey of Trucking's Charitable Efforts

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear said the organization has commissioned the American Transportation Research...


Jan 26, 2017, 09:33 ET Tennessee Truck Driver Named to 2017-2018 America's Road Team

American Trucking Associations named 20 professional truck drivers, including Gary Helms of Cleveland, Tennessee, to the 2017-2018 America's Road...


Jan 26, 2017, 09:12 ET Georgia Truck Drivers Named to 2017-2018 America's Road Team

American Trucking Associations named 20 professional truck drivers, including David Livingston of Springfield and Tim Taylor of Valdosta, to the...


Jan 24, 2017, 12:00 ET ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 6.2% in December

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 6.2% in December, following a revised 8.4% jump...


Jan 23, 2017, 11:27 ET Maine Truck Driver Named to 2017-2018 America's Road Team

American Trucking Associations named 20 professional truck drivers, including Jon Brockway of Westbrook, Maine, to the 2017-2018 America's Road...


Jan 19, 2017, 15:53 ET New Jersey Truck Driver Named to 2017-2018 America's Road Team

American Trucking Associations named 20 professional truck drivers, including Captain John Gaddy of Asbury, N.J., to the 2017-2018 America's Road...


Jan 19, 2017, 14:00 ET ATA Introduces EBE Technologies as Corporate Partner

Today, American Trucking Associations announced EBE Technologies, a leading provider in commercial market, paperless process management software...


Jan 19, 2017, 11:33 ET Texas Truck Drivers Named to 2017-2018 America's Road Team

American Trucking Associations named 20 professional truck drivers, including Micheal Sheeds of Bandera, Texas and James Moore of Magnolia, Texas,...


Jan 19, 2017, 11:11 ET Minnesota Truck Driver Named to 2017-2018 America's Road Team

American Trucking Associations named 20 professional truck drivers, including Bill Krouse of Shakopee, Minnesota, to the 2017-2018 America's Road...


Jan 17, 2017, 15:26 ET ATA Hires John Drake as Senior Vice President of Legislative Affairs

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear announced the trucking group has hired transportation veteran John Drake...


Jan 11, 2017, 16:39 ET ATA CEO Spear Named to Federal Panel on Transportation Automation

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear said he was honored to be selected as a member of the U.S. Department of...


Jan 10, 2017, 22:00 ET ATA Announces 2017-2018 America's Road Team

Today, American Trucking Associations named 20 professional drivers to the 2017-2018 America's Road Team, an elite group of professionals who serve...


Jan 08, 2017, 15:00 ET Final Round of America's Road Team Selection Process Tests Elite Truck Drivers

Today, American Trucking Associations is kicking off the final round of the America's Road Team selection process. "Over the coming days,...