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May 28, 2015, 14:13 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 Expresses Dismay at Rhode Island Truck Toll Scheme

Today, the American Trucking Associations urged rejection of a truck-only toll scheme proposed by Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo this...

May 27, 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 Names Velociti as Sponsor of TMCFutureTech 2015

Today, American Trucking Associations' Technology and Maintenance Council proudly announced that technology deployment service provider Velociti...

May 26, 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 Welcomes Aon to its Featured Product Program

 Today, American Trucking Associations welcomed Aon Risk Solutions' Transportation & Logistics Practice, a provider of risk management...

May 22, 2015, 10:29 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 to Offer Important Highway Safety Tips

With roughly 33 million Americans hitting the road this Memorial Day, drivers from American Trucking Associations' Share the Road program urged...

May 19, 2015, 17:46 ET
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Media Alert: Professional Truck Drivers to Offer Important Highway Safety Tips

This Friday, drivers from American Trucking Associations' Share the Road program will be discussing the importance of driving safely and...

May 19, 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 3% in April

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 3% in April, following a revised gain of 0.4% during...

May 15, 2015, 14:15 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.

Trans Plus Systems Corporation Named Latest ATA Featured Product Provider

Today, American Trucking Associations welcomed Trans Plus Systems Corporation, a provider of trucking dispatch software, to its ATA Featured...

May 15, 2015, 13:01 ET
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Opinion: Trucking Needs Better Roads to Keep Our Country Moving

At the conclusion of Infrastructure Week, an op-ed from American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves calls for Congress to move...

May 14, 2015, 11:03 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.

Elite Drivers Tout Importance of Good Roads to Safety

Today, elite drivers from American Trucking Associations' Share the Road team said that well-maintained roads and bridges are important to highway...

May 12, 2015, 15:30 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.

ATA Urges Support for Strengthened Restart Study Provision

Today, the American Trucking Associations asked members of the House Appropriations Committee to support a stronger version of the bipartisan...

May 12, 2015, 09:57 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 Congress to Pass Short-Term Highway Patch

 Today, leaders from American Trucking Associations called on Congress to quickly pass a short extension of the federal highway program while...

May 11, 2015, 09:45 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.

Trucking Revenues Top $700 Billion for the First Time According to New Report

Last year, the trucking industry generated $700.4 billion, according to the latest edition of American Trucking Trends, making 2014 the first year...

May 08, 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

ATA Names DDC FPO's iCapture for Freight Billing as Latest Featured Product

ARLINGTON, Va., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Today, American Trucking Associations announced DDC FPO's iCapture for Freight Billing...

Apr 29, 2015, 12:23 ET
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ATA Outlines Plan to Improve Truck Safety to Congress

 In testimony today to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's Highway and Transit Subcommittee, American Trucking Associations...

Apr 24, 2015, 15:00 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.

Driverfacts Named Latest ATA Featured Product Provider

 Today, American Trucking Associations welcomed Driverfacts, a provider of work history backgrounds on drivers, to its ATA Featured Product...

Apr 23, 2015, 09:12 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 Drivers Warn Motorists About the Dangers of Speed

 Today, members of American Trucking Associations' Share the Road program encouraged motorists to slow down while on the road in order to...

Apr 21, 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.

Media Advisory: ATA to Host Press Briefing on Trucking's Priorities

American Trucking Associations' chief policy official and head of legislative affairs will participate in an on-the-record briefing for reporters...

Apr 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 Gained 1.1% in March

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.1% in March, following a revised drop of 2.8%...

Apr 20, 2015, 09:15 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 Urges the Obama Administration to Act to Reduce Truck Speeds

 Today, American Trucking Associations leaders renewed their call for the Department of Transportation to move forward with a rule requiring...

Apr 18, 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.

Share the Road Drivers Deliver Safety Message to Waynesboro, Va.

 Drivers from American Trucking Associations' Share the Road Program will attend a Community Awareness Day, April 18 in Waynesboro, Va., to...