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Feb 12, 2016, 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.

WABCO Named ATA Corporate Partner

 Today, American Trucking Associations announced WABCO as an ATA Corporate Partner, in recognition of its long-term commitment to ATA and the...

Feb 12, 2016, 09:44 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 Releases ATA Executive Leadership Forum at TMC Schedule

Today, American Trucking Associations announced the lineup for the first ever ATA Executive Leadership Forum at ATA's Technology and Maintenance...

Feb 05, 2016, 15:22 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.

U.S. Legal Services Named ATA Corporate Partner

 Today, American Trucking Associations announced U.S. Legal Services as an ATA Corporate Partner, in recognition of its long-term commitment to...

Feb 02, 2016, 09:09 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.

America's Road Team Captains at Omnitracs Outlook 2016

 Today, America's Road Team is at Omnitracs Outlook 2016 showcasing American Trucking Associations' Interstate One Image Tractor-Trailer and...

Feb 01, 2016, 08:30 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.

Turnover Rate at Large Truckload Carriers Jumps in Third Quarter

 The annualized turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose 13 points to 100% in the third quarter of 2015, the highest it has been in three...

Jan 22, 2016, 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.

Marquette Transportation Finance Announced as ATA's Newest Featured Product

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

Jan 21, 2016, 13:10 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 Truck Drivers Offer Winter Driving Tips in Preparation for Weekend Storms

 Winter weather is expected to hit many parts of North America this weekend, creating dangerous driving conditions for motorists. American...

Jan 19, 2016, 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 Increased 1% in December

 American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1% in December, following a decrease of...

Jan 15, 2016, 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 Welcomes Sentry Insurance as New Featured Product

 Today, American Trucking Associations welcomed Sentry Insurance, a mutual insurance provider specializing in transportation insurance, as its...

Jan 14, 2016, 10:37 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.

New Data Confirms Improvement in Trucking Industry Safety

 An analysis of data from the Department of Transportation done by the American Trucking Associations shows over both the long- and short-term...

Jan 12, 2016, 10:01 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 to Celebrate 60th Anniversary at 2016 Annual Meeting

American Trucking Associations' Technology and Maintenance Council 2016 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville will...

Dec 22, 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 Decreased 0.9% in November

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 0.9% in November, following an increase of 1.8%...

Dec 18, 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.

Professional Truck Drivers Urge Motorists to Be Nice, Not Naughty on the Highways

 With more than 99 million motorists expected to use the nation's highways this holiday season – and only one traveling via flying sleigh...

Dec 16, 2015, 10:58 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.

Hours-of-Service Language in Omnibus Bill Critical For Highway Safety

 Today, leaders of the American Trucking Associations thanked Congress for recognizing the harm done by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...

Dec 15, 2015, 10:33 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 House Passage of Customs Reauthorization

 Today, American Trucking Associations praised the House of Representatives for passing a Customs reauthorization that improves the safety,...

Dec 10, 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.

ATA Pleased by Release of Electronic Logging Device Rule

Leaders of the American Trucking Associations hailed today's release of a rule mandating the use of electronic logging devices by commercial...

Dec 05, 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's Share the Road Truck Begins Wreaths Across America Tour

 Today, American Trucking Associations' Share the Road truck will set out on its annual trip to deliver handmade wreaths as part of the Wreaths...

Dec 01, 2015, 19:58 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.

FAST Act Advances Several Important Trucking Industry Priorities

Today, leaders of the American Trucking Associations praised the House and Senate for coming together on a long-term highway funding bill that...

Nov 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 1.9% in October

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.9% in October, following a decrease of 0.7%...

Nov 23, 2015, 15:03 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, America's Road Team Urge Drivers to Be Safe this Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, nearly 47 million people will travel to celebrate the holiday with family and friends, presenting challenging driving conditions...