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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...

Feb 16, 2015, 07:00 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.

Share the Road Drivers Visit Kansas Capitol

 Today, a pair of Share the Road professional drivers will be joining industry executives from the Kansas Motor Carriers Association at the...

Feb 13, 2015, 13:00 ET
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Trillium CNG Named to ATA Featured Product Program

Today, American Trucking Associations announced Trillium CNG has been selected again as an ATA Featured Product for 2015. "With the ever-growing...

Feb 12, 2015, 08:22 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.

Share the Road Drivers to Show Love for Truckers for Valentine's Day

 On February 12, Share the Road professional drivers, along with representatives of the Indiana Motor Truck Association and Truckers Against...

Feb 06, 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.

Lytx's DC Highway System Named to ATA Featured Product Program

Today, American Trucking Associations announced Lytx's DC Highway program has been selected again as an ATA Featured Product for 2015. "Safety is...

Feb 02, 2015, 08:00 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 Pleased with Improvement in Truck Crash Rate

Today, officials with the American Trucking Associations highlighted the release of new federal data showing a drop in the large truck-involved...

Jan 30, 2015, 13:37 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's TMC Readies for 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Fuel economy standards, alternative fuels, asset utilization and tire deployment will be among the key topics of discussion at American Trucking...

Jan 30, 2015, 10:22 ET
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ATA Promotes Four to New Leadership Positions

 Today, the American Trucking Associations announced it had promoted four to new positions, including a new senior vice president of...

Jan 29, 2015, 10:15 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.

Industry Exec Touts Trucking's Safety Record Before Congress

In testimony before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation's subcommittee on surface transportation, American Trucking Associations said...

Jan 28, 2015, 08:00 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.

Driver Turnover Up Slightly in Third Quarter, ATA Economist Says

The turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose one percentage point to an annualized rate of 97% in the third quarter of 2014, according to new...

Jan 27, 2015, 12:44 ET
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LEAD ATA Class Members Meet in Washington

 This week, members of American Trucking Associations' LEAD ATA program for future industry leaders met in Washington to learn about advocacy...

Jan 21, 2015, 14:50 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 Says FMCSA Crash Accountability Report Comes Up Short

 Today, the American Trucking Associations expressed its disappointment that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration continued its...

Jan 21, 2015, 12:34 ET
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ATA Leaders Express Disappointment in President's Infrastructure Message

Today, industry leaders with the American Trucking Associations expressed their disappointment that President Obama failed to more fully flesh out...