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Jul 31, 2015, 10:18 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: FMCSA Spin Out of Control

 Today, American Trucking Associations chided the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for ignoring the bulk of the Government...

Jul 30, 2015, 14:59 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 Senate Passage of Long-Term Highway Bill

Today, following the Senate's passage of a long-term highway bill, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves issued the...

Jul 29, 2015, 11:26 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's CSA Proposals are a Good Start, But Don't Go Far Enough

 In comments filed today, the American Trucking Associations urged the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to do more to improve its...

Jul 28, 2015, 13:51 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 Registration for 81st Annual Management Conference & Exhibition

 Today, American Trucking Associations announced registration has opened for its annual Management Conference & Exhibition, scheduled for...

Jul 27, 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

New Report Predicts Continued Growth in Freight, Trucking

A new report released today by American Trucking Associations projects freight volumes will increase by nearly 29% over the next 11 years. "The...

Jul 24, 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, Drivewyze Renew their Featured Product Partnership

 Today, American Trucking Associations announced they were renewing their Featured Product partnership with Drivewyze for 2015. "Safety,...

Jul 23, 2015, 13:00 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.

Highway Safety Leaders Deliver Highway Safety Message to Quad Cities Drivers

The American Trucking Associations' Share the Road highway safety tour delivered a message of highway safety here today at the headquarters of ATA...

Jul 22, 2015, 10:05 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 Seeks Data on Industry's Safety Investment

 Today, the American Trucking Associations launched a survey to determine how much the trucking industry invests in ensuring the nation's...

Jul 21, 2015, 13:11 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.

Graduated Commercial License Program Makes Good Safety Sense

 Today, the American Trucking Associations called on Congress to support legislation that would lead to a graduated licensing program for...

Jul 21, 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 0.5% in June

 American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.5% in June, following a revised...

Jul 17, 2015, 10:53 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 Unveils 2015 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Logo

Today, American Trucking Associations unveiled the 2015 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week logo and announced it has opened a new online store...

Jul 14, 2015, 10:49 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 Falls in First Quarter of 2015

 Annualized turnover rates at large and small truckload fleets each fell 12 percentage points in the first quarter of the year, according to...

Jul 13, 2015, 16:30 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.

Tech Talk with TMC Celebrates 500th Broadcast on The Dave Nemo Show

Tech Talk with TMC, produced jointly by American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council and long-time trucking radio...

Jul 10, 2015, 13:58 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.

Shell LNG Renews ATA Featured Product Agreement

Today, American Trucking Associations announced that Shell LNG will continue to be part of ATA's Featured Product program for a second straight...

Jul 07, 2015, 12:28 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.

TMC Fall Meeting, TMCSuperTech 2015 Set for September 21-24

American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council will hold its 2015 Fall Meeting and 11th annual National Technician Skills...

Jul 02, 2015, 09:00 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 Names Stephenson Vice President of Supply Chain Security & Operations

Today, American Trucking Associations announced the promotion of Boyd Stephenson to the position of vice president of supply chain security and...

Jul 01, 2015, 07:30 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.

Elite Professional Drivers Encourage Safe Summer Driving Behaviors

 Today, members of American Trucking Associations' Share the Road Program, an elite group of drivers with millions of accident free miles to...

Jun 29, 2015, 18:04 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 Calls on FMCSA to Quickly Move to Risk-Based Enforcement Programs

Today, American Trucking Associations called on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to accelerate the agency's efforts to integrate...

Jun 26, 2015, 14:00 ET
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ATA Endorses the Next Generation of Vigillo's Athena Platform

Today, American Trucking Associations announced it is endorsing the next generation of Vigillo's Athena platform as part of its ATA Featured...

Jun 26, 2015, 13:16 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 Applauds Sen. Fischer's Efforts to Create Jobs and Ease Driver Shortage

Today, the American Trucking Associations thanked Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and offered its support for her bill to create job opportunities and...