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Dec 23, 2014, 14:32 ET
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Trucking Industry Asks Holiday Travelers to Be Nice, Not Naughty This Year

 American Trucking Associations want to ensure the more than 99 million motorists traveling during the year-end holiday arrive at their...

Dec 19, 2014, 11:59 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 Surged 3.5% in November

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 3.5% in November, following an increase of 0.5%...

Dec 17, 2014, 10:27 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 Truck, ATA Members Deliver as Part of Wreaths Across America

This weekend, American Trucking Associations' Share the Road truck, along with dozens of other trucks from ATA members completed their journey from...

Dec 15, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Driver Compensation Survey Shows Trucking Provides Competitive Pay, Benefits

According to new data released today by the American Trucking Associations, median pay for drivers was on par with the national median for all...

Dec 13, 2014, 22:14 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 Thanks Congress for Including Common Sense Hours Fix in Omnibus

 Today, American Trucking Associations thanked Congress – particularly Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) – for the common sense fix to...

Dec 07, 2014, 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 Share the Road Truck Set to Begin 'Wreaths Across America' Convoy

Today, American Trucking Associations' Share the Road truck will begin one of its most special journeys of the year, delivering a shipment of...

Dec 06, 2014, 10:26 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.

Misinformation Shouldn't Block Risk-Reducing Fix for Hours-of-Service Rules

Today, American Trucking Associations leaders called on congressional leaders to reject misinformation put forth regarding truck safety and pass...

Dec 02, 2014, 14:20 ET
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ATA Commits to Hiring 100,000 Veterans as Part of Hiring Our Heroes Initiative

Today, American Trucking Associations announced it was committing on behalf of the trucking industry and its members to hire 100,000 veterans as...

Dec 02, 2014, 12:01 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.

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 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...