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Apr 20, 2018, 14:05 ET ATA Announces U.S. Legal Services' CDL and Family Defender Offerings Renewed as ATA Featured Products

Today, American Trucking Associations announced U.S. Legal Services' CDL Defender and Family Defender offerings are again renewed as ATA Featured...


Apr 17, 2018, 16:30 ET ATA Chairman Highlights Positive Impact of Tax Cuts on Trucking

Today, American Trucking Associations Chairman Dave Manning participated in a Congressional roundtable highlighting the positive impact last year's...


Apr 12, 2018, 14:48 ET ATA Members Join President Trump for White House Tax Event

Today, American Trucking Associations was proud to have three member companies represent the industry at an event in the White House Rose Garden,...


Apr 10, 2018, 15:06 ET ATA Announces TMC's Fleet Data Management and Cybersecurity Conference

Today, American Trucking Associations announced its Technology & Maintenance Council is hosting TMC's Fleet Data Management and Cybersecurity...


Apr 06, 2018, 15:32 ET Sentry Insurance Renews ATA Featured Product Agreement for Third Year

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


Apr 05, 2018, 12:10 ET LEAD ATA Accepting Applications for Premier Trucking Leadership Program

Today, American Trucking Associations announced LEAD ATA is accepting applications for its sixth class. Trucking's next generation of executives...


Apr 04, 2018, 14:00 ET ATA Hires Horvath as New Director of Safety Policy

Today, the American Trucking Associations announced the organization has hired Dan Horvath as its new director of safety policy. "ATA is a...


Mar 27, 2018, 16:30 ET UPDATED: New Survey Data Reveals Increases in Driver Compensation

Today, the American Trucking Associations released data from its latest Driver Compensation Study, showing driver pay has climbed as rising demand...


Mar 20, 2018, 12:01 ET ATA Truck Tonnage Index Decreased 2.6% in February

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 2.6% in February after rising 1.6% in...


Mar 19, 2018, 12:17 ET Truckload Turnover Rate Sinks in Final Quarter of 2017

Today, American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello said that the driver turnover rate at truckload carriers fell in the final three...


Mar 16, 2018, 14:30 ET Marquette Transportation Finance Renewed as ATA Featured Product Provider

American Trucking Associations announced today that Marquette Transportation Finance, an industry leader in providing working capital financing to...


Mar 15, 2018, 17:25 ET ATA Renames, Reimagines Annual May Meeting

Today, the American Trucking Associations announced it was rebranding its annual May Leadership Meeting and reinventing the event to be a more...


Mar 14, 2018, 16:37 ET Old Dominion Freight Line Chairman Receives Inaugural Diamond Legacy Award

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. Executive Chairman Earl E. Congdon was honored by American Trucking Associations with the Diamond Legacy Award at a...


Mar 07, 2018, 14:15 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...


Mar 07, 2018, 10:20 ET ATA President Urges Congress to Act on Infrastructure Funding

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear called on Congress to set aside ideological partisanship and put forward a bold...


Mar 05, 2018, 19:30 ET TMC Honors Four with Silver Spark Plug

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


Mar 05, 2018, 18:45 ET TMC Opens Exhibit Hall During 2018 Annual Meeting

Today, American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council opened the doors on a sold out exhibit hall as part of TMC's 2018...


Mar 04, 2018, 19:15 ET TMC Partners With FleetNet America on New Maintenance Benchmarking Service

American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council and FleetNet America, an ArcBest company, are pleased to announce a new online...


Mar 04, 2018, 17:55 ET TMC Names Jeff Harris General Chairman & Treasurer

Today, American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council announced that Jeff Harris, vice president of maintenance at USA Truck...


Mar 01, 2018, 16:42 ET ATA Recognizes ACT 1's Strong Support for Trucking Advocacy

Today, American Trucking Associations celebrated the Allied Committee for the Trucking Industry for their continued, strong support and investment...


Feb 22, 2018, 15:13 ET New Initiative by ATA Highlights Hidden Cost of Poor Infrastructure

Today, the American Trucking Associations launched a new initiative to highlight the nation's infrastructure needs by demonstrating the exorbitant...


Feb 21, 2018, 16:15 ET Truckers Against Trafficking Launches ATA-Supported Campaign

Today, American Trucking Associations joined Truckers Against Trafficking for the launch of the Man to Man Campaign, an effort to eliminate the...


Feb 20, 2018, 16:45 ET ATA Unveils New Cybercrime Reporting Tool as Member Benefit

Today, the American Trucking Associations announced the launch of Fleet CyWatch, a new service for its motor carrier and council members to use for...


Feb 20, 2018, 12:01 ET ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 2% in January

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2% in January after falling 0.3% in...


Feb 16, 2018, 15:45 ET ATA Announces EBE Technologies Renewed as Corporate Partner

Today, American Trucking Associations announced EBE Technologies, a leading provider of business and technology systems to the commercial trucking...