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21 Apr, 2017, 16:00 ET ATA Announces Quality Companies as Corporate Partner

Today, American Trucking Associations announced Quality Companies LLC, a premier industry supplier of fleet leasing, truck and trailer sales,...


20 Apr, 2017, 10:57 ET ATA Honored to Win EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

Today, American Trucking Associations officials expressed their gratitude to the Environmental Protection Agency for honoring the federation with...


18 Apr, 2017, 11:59 ET ATA Truck Tonnage Index Decreased 1% in March

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 1% in March, following a 0.1% decline during...


14 Apr, 2017, 14:20 ET ATA Renews Decisiv as ATA Featured Product Provider for 2017

Today, American Trucking Associations announced Decisiv, the leader in Service Relationship Management (SRM) and provider of the first industrial...


11 Apr, 2017, 11:00 ET ATA Hires Jeremy Kirkpatrick as New Director of Strategic Communications

Today, American Trucking Associations announced that it has hired Jeremy Kirkpatrick as the Federation's new director of strategic...


07 Apr, 2017, 16:17 ET ATA Announces DriverFacts Renewed as Featured Product Provider

Today, American Trucking Associations and DriverFacts, a leading provider of trucking industry compliance solutions, announced they have renewed...


05 Apr, 2017, 12:19 ET ATA Members Call for Increased Infrastructure Investment

Yesterday, executives from American Trucking Associations' member companies FedEx Freight and Werner Enterprises, told Congress about the trucking...


31 Mar, 2017, 14:30 ET Sentry Insurance Renews ATA Featured Product Agreement for Second Year

Today, American Trucking Associations announces Sentry Insurance, a mutual insurance provider specializing in transportation insurance, has renewed...


31 Mar, 2017, 10:54 ET ATA Grateful to See TWIC Reforms Are Part of New Security Legislation

Today, the American Trucking Associations thanked the leaders of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee for introducing...


29 Mar, 2017, 09:44 ET Truckload Turnover Rate Plummets in Fourth Quarter

Today, American Trucking Associations said the driver turnover at large truckload fleets sunk 10 percentage points to an annualized rate of 71%,...


27 Mar, 2017, 15:23 ET ATA Announces Leadership Change at TMC

Today, as part of the federation's ongoing restructuring, the American Trucking Associations announced a leadership change at its largest council –...


24 Mar, 2017, 15:04 ET ATA Announces Renewal of HireRight as ATA Corporate Partner

Today, American Trucking Associations announced HireRight, one of the world's largest providers of employee background check services, was renewed...


23 Mar, 2017, 16:32 ET ATA Leaders, Professional Drivers Deliver Policy Message to President Trump

Today, members of the American Trucking Associations, along with a contingent of America's Road Team Captains – ATA's group of elite professional...


22 Mar, 2017, 23:45 ET Media Advisory: Trucking Executives, Professional Drivers to Visit White House

Tomorrow afternoon, leaders of the American Trucking Associations and members of ATA's elite team of professional drivers, America's Road Team, are...


22 Mar, 2017, 12:12 ET ATA Welcomes Withdrawal of Safety Fitness Determination Proposal

Today, the American Trucking Associations said the decision by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to withdraw its proposed safety...


21 Mar, 2017, 12:00 ET ATA Truck Tonnage Index Decreased 0.1% in February

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 0.1% in February, following a 2.9% increase...


21 Mar, 2017, 08:25 ET ATA Calls on HHS to Set Hair Testing Standards

Yesterday, in a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear called for the...


15 Mar, 2017, 13:00 ET ATA Names Six to New Leadership Positions

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear announced that the trucking group has promoted four longtime staffers and hired...


14 Mar, 2017, 14:06 ET ATA Announces First Annual Economic Summit

Today, American Trucking Associations announced it will be hosting the first annual ATA Economic Summit July 20 in Arlington, Va., for its motor...


10 Mar, 2017, 13:00 ET ATA Renews WABCO as Corporate Partner, ATA Featured Product Provider

Today, American Trucking Associations announced WABCO, a leading supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of...


07 Mar, 2017, 12:33 ET ATA Thanks Congress for Common Sense Blacklisting Repeal

Today, on behalf of the American Trucking Associations, Executive Vice President for Advocacy Bill Sullivan expressed the trucking...


06 Mar, 2017, 14:34 ET ATA Pleased by Release of DOT Hours-of-Service Restart Report

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear said the trucking industry was pleased by the release of a U.S. Department of...


01 Mar, 2017, 15:15 ET TMC Honors Industry Leaders During Annual Meeting

Today, American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council honored several industry professionals with a variety of awards for...


27 Feb, 2017, 17:45 ET TMC Opens Exhibit Hall During Annual Meeting

Today, American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council opened the doors on a sold out exhibit hall as part of the 2017 TMC...


27 Feb, 2017, 17:15 ET TMC Honors Two with Silver Spark Plug

Today, American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council honored two professionals with its highest honor — the Silver Spark...