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Nov 25, 2014, 15:02 ET
rican 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.

Media Advisory: ATA to Make Major Announcement Regarding Veterans Hiring

 American Trucking Associations said today it would be making a major announcement regarding a new push to bring America's veterans into the...

Nov 21, 2014, 10:52 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 Drivers Urge Motorists Not to Drive Like Turkeys This Thanksgiving

 The American Trucking Associations is asking the estimated 46.3 million motorists that are expected to take to the highways this...

Nov 18, 2014, 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 0.5% in October

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.5% in October, following a revised decline of 0.8%...

Nov 14, 2014, 14:00 ET
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ATA Welcomes Questar Fueling as Latest ATA Featured Product

Today, American Trucking Associations welcomed compressed natural gas provider Questar Fueling as its latest ATA Featured Product. "Increasingly,...

Nov 10, 2014, 20:49 ET
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Update: Trucking Thanks Veterans, Looks to Them to Join Industry

 On this Veterans Day, American Trucking Associations leaders thanked the millions of men and women who served our country with distinction,...

Nov 10, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Trucking Thanks Veterans, Looks to Them to Join Industry

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 10, 2014  /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – On this Veterans Day, American Trucking Associations leaders thanked the...

Nov 05, 2014, 07:30 ET
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ATA Completes Sale of Truck Fleet Management to Bobit Business Media

Today, American Trucking Associations announced the sale of Truck Fleet Management, a part of its Transport Topics media group, to allied member...

Nov 03, 2014, 14:04 ET
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ATA Safety Council Honors Fleets, Safety Professionals

American Trucking Associations' Safety Management Council honored a number of fleets, safety professionals and a state association with awards at...

Nov 03, 2014, 09:36 ET
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TMC Announces 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition Theme of 'Fueling the Future'

 American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council's 2015 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, themed...

Oct 21, 2014, 12:00 ET
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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Unchanged in September

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was unchanged in September, following a gain of 1.6% the...

Oct 20, 2014, 15:58 ET
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Professional Truck Drivers Selected as America's Road Team Finalists

American Trucking Associations today named 32 professional truck drivers as finalists in the selection process to become Captains on the 2015-2016...

Oct 16, 2014, 17:58 ET
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ATA Urges Rejection of Misleading Push Poll on Truck Safety

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves issued a statement calling on policymakers to reject a recently released push...

Oct 08, 2014, 15:17 ET
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America's Road Team Captains Win ATA Healthy Trucker Challenge at MC&E

After four days, and more than 1.1 million steps, a team of America's Road Team Captains won the American Trucking Associations Healthy Trucker...

Oct 07, 2014, 19:09 ET
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American Trucking Associations Elects Duane Long as Federation's 70th Chairman

Today, the American Trucking Associations Board of Directors elected Duane Long, chairman of Longistics, Raleigh, N.C., as the federation's 70th...

Oct 07, 2014, 11:59 ET
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ATA Congratulates Fleets for Receiving EPA SmartWay Excellence Awards

Today, American Trucking Associations leaders congratulated several member fleets on receiving EPA SmartWay Excellence Awards at the ATA Management...

Oct 06, 2014, 16:30 ET
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ATA Economist Says Freight Volumes are Growing, but Driver Shortage Looms

Today, American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello told the annual ATA Management Conference & Exhibition that freight volumes...

Oct 06, 2014, 15:45 ET
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ATA Honors Trucking's Champions

Today, American Trucking Associations recognized the winners of some of the industry's top honors. "The trucking industry is full of individuals...

Oct 06, 2014, 14:31 ET
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ATA Thanks Image Program Sponsors and Supporters

Today, American Trucking Associations thanked the allied member companies who contribute to the federation's image and outreach campaigns. "Each...

Oct 06, 2014, 14:01 ET
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ATA's Graves to Remain at Helm

Today, American Trucking Associations Chairman Phil Byrd announced that the federation had reached an agreement on a contract extension with Bill...

Oct 06, 2014, 13:59 ET
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ATA Honors New York's Hems with President's TAEC Leadership Award

Today, New York State Motor Truck Association President Kendra Hems was named the 13th recipient of the American Trucking Associations President's...