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Mar 26, 2015, 12:50 ET
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America's Road Team Brings Safety Message to Mid-America Trucking Show

Members of American Trucking Associations' America's Road Team are bringing the message of highway safety to the Mid-America Trucking Show this...

Mar 26, 2015, 09:41 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward.

ATA Again Asks FMCSA to Make Common Sense Fix to Safety Measurement System

 In comments filed with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the American Trucking Associations again urged the agency to make a...

Mar 25, 2015, 09:43 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward.

ATA Endorses HELP Inc.'s PrePass Services

Today, American Trucking Associations announced it has named HELP Inc.'s PrePass services an Endorsed ATA Featured Product, expanding the existing...

Mar 24, 2015, 12:00 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward.

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 3.1% in February

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 3.1% in February, following a revised gain of...

Mar 23, 2015, 17:30 ET
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ATA Joins Suit to Block Price-Hiking Oregon Fuel Standards

Today, American Trucking Associations joined with the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers and the Consumer Energy Alliance in suing the...

Mar 20, 2015, 13:54 ET
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EpicVue Named Latest ATA Featured Product Company

Today, American Trucking Associations announced it has selected EpicVue as the newest ATA Featured Product company. "With so many truck drivers...

Mar 19, 2015, 13:39 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward.

ATA Urges Congress to Back Bipartisan Hair Testing Legislation

American Trucking Associations asked lawmakers to support bipartisan legislation introduced today that would allow trucking companies to use a...

Mar 16, 2015, 15:47 ET
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ATA, Allies Ask Congress to Reject Dangerous Devolution of Highway Program

Today, in a letter to Congress, American Trucking Associations and a coalition of 37 other organizations warned about the dangers of devolving the...

Mar 09, 2015, 14:00 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward.

ATA Opens Nominations for LEAD ATA Program

Today, American Trucking Associations announced it is seeking nominations for the third class of its LEAD ATA leadership development...

Mar 09, 2015, 11:06 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward

ATA Names Mala Krishnamoorti Parker as Vice President for Coalitions

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves announced that veteran public policy and government relations professional Mala...

Mar 06, 2015, 15:28 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward.

PEAK Commercial & Industrial Named Newest ATA Featured Product

Today, American Trucking Associations welcomed PEAK Commercial & Industrial, a division of Old World Industries LLC, provider of heavy duty...

Mar 05, 2015, 14:19 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward.

FMCSA Should Heed Calls to Fix CSA

Today, American Trucking Associations called on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to make important changes to its Compliance,...

Feb 27, 2015, 13:30 ET
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National Fleet Services Named ATA Featured Product Company

Today, American Trucking Associations is pleased to announce its latest ATA Featured Product company, National Fleet Services LLC. "Establishing...

Feb 25, 2015, 09:50 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward.

ATA Brings Image Trucks to Dayton, Ohio

 Today, American Trucking Associations brought its two show trucks – the Share the Road Truck and the Interstate One image truck –...

Feb 24, 2015, 12:00 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward.

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 1.2% in January

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.2% in January, following a revised gain of...

Feb 19, 2015, 10:00 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward.

Kevin Tomlinson Named TMC General Chairman

Kevin Tomlinson, director of maintenance, South Shore Transportation, has been elected 2015-2016 general chairman and treasurer of American...

Feb 18, 2015, 15:45 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward.

TMC Honors Industry Leaders

Today, American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council honored several members with a variety of awards for their important...

Feb 16, 2015, 20:15 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward.

TMC Opens Doors on Largest Exhibition Ever

 Today, leaders of American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council opened the exhibit hall as part of its 2015 Annual...

Feb 16, 2015, 19:45 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward.

Four Honored with Silver Spark Plug

Today, American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council honored four members with its highest honor – the Silver Spark...

Feb 16, 2015, 11:00 ET
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.Trucking Moves America Forward.

ATA Welcomes Continental Tires as Latest Allied Member

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves proudly welcomed Continental Tires as the federation's newest allied...