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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...

Jun 25, 2015, 12:50 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 Thanks Senate Appropriations Committee for Putting Safety, Data First

Today, the American Trucking Associations recognized the actions of the Senate Appropriations Committee for taking important steps to improve...

Jun 23, 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 Rose 1.1% in May

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.1% in May, following a revised loss of 1.4%...

Jun 19, 2015, 10:45 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.

ATA Remains Optimistic on Truck Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Proposal

Today, leaders at the American Trucking Associations offered statements of support for the Obama Administration's second round of greenhouse gas...

Jun 17, 2015, 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.

ATA President Calls on Congress to Address Highway Funding Needs

 Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves told members of the House Ways and Means Committee that Congress must act...

Jun 10, 2015, 10:24 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 House Passage of Transportation Appropriations Bill

Today, the American Trucking Associations applauded the House of Representatives for passing a Transportation and House and Urban Development...

Jun 05, 2015, 16:48 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 Graves Criticizes DOT Truck Productivity Report

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves lambasted the U.S. Department of Transportation for releasing a long overdue...

Jun 05, 2015, 15:49 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.

ATA Renews U.S. Bank Carrier Solutions for Featured Product Program

 Today, American Trucking Associations announced that U.S. Bank's carrier-focused payment solutions -- U.S. Bank Freight Payment, Equipment...

Jun 04, 2015, 08:45 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.

ATA Seeks Nominations for Mike Russell Trucking Industry Image Award

Today, American Trucking Associations announced it is seeking nominations for the ninth annual Mike Russell Trucking Industry Image Award. "Our...

Jun 03, 2015, 13:32 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 Electronic Stability Control Mandate Announcement

American Trucking Associations said it welcomed today's announcement by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it would soon...

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...