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Jan 27, 2015, 12:44 ET
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LEAD ATA Class Members Meet in Washington

 This week, members of American Trucking Associations' LEAD ATA program for future industry leaders met in Washington to learn about advocacy...

Jan 21, 2015, 14:50 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 Says FMCSA Crash Accountability Report Comes Up Short

 Today, the American Trucking Associations expressed its disappointment that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration continued its...

Jan 21, 2015, 12:34 ET
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ATA Leaders Express Disappointment in President's Infrastructure Message

Today, industry leaders with the American Trucking Associations expressed their disappointment that President Obama failed to more fully flesh out...

Jan 20, 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 Unchanged in December, Up 3.5% for 2014

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was unchanged in December, following a jump of 3.5%...

Jan 13, 2015, 22:00 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 19 Professional Drivers to 2015-2016 America's Road Team

Today, American Trucking Associations is proud to name 19 professional truck drivers as Captains of the 2015-2016 America's Road Team. "America's...

Jan 13, 2015, 09:58 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. (PRNewsFoto/American Trucking Associations)

ATA, Healthy Trucker Expand Healthy Fleet Challenge in 2015

 Today, American Trucking Associations announced it was expanding its relationship with Healthy Trucker and expanding the Healthy Fleet...

Jan 11, 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.

Professional Drivers Vying for Coveted Title of America's Road Team Captain

Today, American Trucking Associations welcomed 31 professional truck drivers who are beginning their quest to be named Captains on the 2015-2016...

Jan 08, 2015, 16:00 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 ASA Electronics to Featured Product Program

 Today, American Trucking Associations announced it has added ASA Electronics to its growing list of ATA Featured Products. Offerings from...

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%...