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Jun 24, 2016, 13:30 ET Drivers Legal Plan Renews ATA Featured Product Agreement

 Today, American Trucking Associations announced Drivers Legal Plan, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of truck...


Jun 22, 2016, 11:30 ET ATA Welcomes LEAD ATA Class to Washington for Congressional Visits

 Today, American Trucking Associations welcomed the 2015-16 class of LEAD ATA to the nation's capital for a round of congressional visits and...


Jun 21, 2016, 12:00 ET ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 2.7% in May

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.7% in May, following a revised 1.7% drop...


Jun 20, 2016, 17:20 ET Share the Road Professional Truck Drivers Deliver Safety Lessons to Montana Students

 Today, American Trucking Associations partnered with Motor Carriers of Montana and ATA's Share the Road highway safety program to deliver...


Jun 20, 2016, 11:15 ET ATA's Official National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Online Store Now Open

Today, American Trucking Associations opened the official 2016 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week online store, featuring...


Jun 15, 2016, 13:30 ET Share the Road Professional Truck Drivers Bring Safety Tour to Sioux City

Today, American Trucking Associations and ATA's Share the Road highway safety program are in Sioux City, Iowa to demonstrate safe-driving skills to...


Jun 07, 2016, 10:17 ET Trucking Leaders Recognize Industry for Contributions to Improving Safety

 Today, American Trucking Associations officials expressed appreciation to the millions of professional truck drivers, dispatchers, technicians...


Jun 03, 2016, 10:09 ET ATA Opens Registration for 2016 MCE

 Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves extended an invitation to the trucking industry to attend the 2016 ATA...


May 31, 2016, 16:45 ET TMC Fall Meeting, National Skills Competitions Set for September 18-22

American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council will hold its 2016 Fall Meeting and annual National Technician Skills...


May 26, 2016, 17:45 ET ATA Reveals New Logo, Sponsors for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Today, American Trucking Associations revealed the official 2016 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week logo and announced key sponsors for the...


May 26, 2016, 08:15 ET America's Road Team Encourages Safety this Memorial Day Weekend

 Today, American Trucking Associations and America's Road Team Captains are turning their attention to highway safety in anticipation of a busy...


May 25, 2016, 09:13 ET Trucking Moves America Forward Recognizes 35 Companies and Individuals for Displaying TMAF Trailer Wraps

 Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) today recognized 35 organizations and individuals who purchased one or more TMAF-branded wraps for...


May 24, 2016, 16:15 ET ATA Announces TrueNorth as an ATA Corporate Partner

 Today, American Trucking Associations named TrueNorth, an insurance and financial strategies firm, as an ATA Corporate Partner. "Motor...


May 24, 2016, 15:30 ET ATA Applauds House Appropriations Committee for Advancing Truck Safety

 Today, American Trucking Associations applauded the House Appropriations Committee for passing a Fiscal Year 2017 transportation spending...


May 24, 2016, 12:00 ET ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 2.1% in April

 American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.1% in April, following a 4.4% drop...


May 19, 2016, 11:29 ET ATA Urges Swift Congressional Action to Protect the HOS Restart

Today, American Trucking Associations asked Congress to quickly advance legislation that would maintain the current restart rule, which gives...


May 18, 2016, 14:00 ET America's Road Team Captains Participate in MEMA's 2016 Ride and Drive

 Today, American Trucking Associations and America's Road Team, at the invitation of Bendix, are speaking to the Motor and Equipment...


May 17, 2016, 17:30 ET ATA's Share the Road Program Holds High School Demo

 Today, American Trucking Associations and ATA's Share the Road Highway Safety Program visited Woodson High School in Fairfax, Va. to educate...


May 13, 2016, 13:29 ET Decisiv Service Relationship Management Solutions Named ATA Featured Product

 Today, American Trucking Associations announced the Decisiv Service Relationship Management solution as an ATA Featured Product. "The...


May 11, 2016, 14:30 ET ATA's Share the Road Highway Safety Tour Focuses on Motorcycle Safety Month

 Today, American Trucking Associations and ATA's Share the Road Highway Safety Program are bringing awareness to Motorcycle Safety Month and...


May 06, 2016, 14:15 ET ATA Renews U.S. Bank as Part of Featured Product Program for Third Year

Today, American Trucking Associations announced the renewal of U.S. Bank as an ATA Featured Product. "The focus of our industry is highway...


May 02, 2016, 16:29 ET ATA Renews Vigillo Endorsed Featured Product Agreement

 Today, American Trucking Associations announced the renewal of Vigillo's ATA Endorsed Featured Product agreement. Under the agreement, the...


May 02, 2016, 13:00 ET ATA Recognizes Five Allied Members for Support of Advocacy Efforts

 Today, American Trucking Associations thanked five allied members for purchasing pavers at ATA's Capitol Hill office to help support the...


Apr 27, 2016, 15:00 ET Truck Drivers Compete to Qualify for National Truck Driving Championships

 Today, American Trucking Associations is recognizing the efforts of professional truck drivers throughout the country who are practicing their...


Apr 25, 2016, 14:37 ET Turnover at Large Truckload Fleets Rose to 102% in Fourth Quarter

 The annualized turnover rate for large truckload fleets rose two percentage points in the fourth quarter of 2015 to 102%, the second straight...