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Sep 16, 2020, 13:22 ET ATA and TMC Announce First-Ever National Technician Appreciation Week

Today, the American Trucking Associations, along with the ATA Technology and Maintenance Council announced they would be celebrating the inaugural...


Sep 15, 2020, 14:09 ET ATA Opens Nominations for Annual Image Awards

Today, the American Trucking Associations announced it was opening nominations for the 2020 Mike Russell Trucking Image Award – recognizing...


Sep 14, 2020, 14:12 ET ATA Celebrates Efforts of Professional Drivers During 2020 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Today, along with thousands of its members and partners, the American Trucking Associations begins its weeklong celebration of America's 3.6 million...


Sep 04, 2020, 11:10 ET ATA Welcomes FMCSA Pilot Proposal for Under-21 Commercial Drivers

Today, leaders at the American Trucking Associations thanked the Trump administration, including Secretary Elaine Chao, and the Federal Motor Carrier ...


Sep 03, 2020, 07:15 ET ATA, Peterson Manufacturing to Support Truck Drivers Impacted by COVID-19

Today, American Trucking Associations and Peterson Manufacturing announced a new initiative, as part of 2020 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, ...


Sep 02, 2020, 20:02 ET Trucking Delivers Laura Relief to Louisiana

In the wake of Hurricane Laura's strike in Louisiana, American Trucking Associations is dispatching its Mack Heroes Truck to deliver relief supplies...


Sep 02, 2020, 11:23 ET ATA Welcomes McMichael as New Moving and Storage Director

Today, the American Trucking Associations announced it has hired veteran transportation professional Katie McMichael as director of ATA's new Moving...


Aug 20, 2020, 17:23 ET IMCC Sues OCEMA to Stop Abuse of American Truckers

The American Trucking Associations' Intermodal Motor Carrier Conference filed suit with the Federal Maritime Commission this week, alleging...


Aug 19, 2020, 18:57 ET ATA to Create New Moving and Storage Conference, Council

Today, the American Trucking Associations' Executive Committee voted to bring the moving and storage industry into ATA as part of two newly created...


Aug 18, 2020, 14:25 ET ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 5.1% in July

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 5.1% in July after surging 8.9% in June. In...


Aug 18, 2020, 12:01 ET ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 5.1% in July

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 5.1% in July after surging 8.9% in June. In...


Jul 21, 2020, 12:01 ET ATA Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 8.7% in June

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 8.7% in June after falling 1% in May. In...


Jul 06, 2020, 17:50 ET myKlovr Named Latest ATA Affinity Partner

Today, American Trucking Associations announced it has named myKlovr as the federation's second Affinity Partner, providing discounts and benefits to ...


Jul 04, 2020, 18:06 ET ATA Member Companies, Drivers Recognized During Salute to America

Today, drivers from several American Trucking Associations member companies were guests of President Trump as part of the White House's "Salute to...


Jul 02, 2020, 12:35 ET Elite Professional Drivers Offer Road Safety Tips for Holiday Weekend Travel

Today, American Trucking Associations and ATA's Share the Road highway safety program offered safety tips to help holiday travelers take precautions...


Jul 01, 2020, 08:00 ET ATA Hails USMCA Implementation

Today, the American Trucking Associations thanked leaders in the United States, Canada and Mexico for their work in crafting a new continental trade...


Jun 23, 2020, 12:01 ET ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 1% in May

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index contracted 1% in May after falling 10.3% in April. In...


Jun 19, 2020, 12:25 ET Trucking Industry Applauds House Advancing Highway Funding Bill

Today, the American Trucking Associations praised the leaders and members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for their work in...


Jun 10, 2020, 13:28 ET ATA Seeks Nominations for Next Class of America's Road Team Captains

Today, American Trucking Associations said it was seeking nominations for elite professional drivers to serve on the 2021-2022 America's Road Team....


Jun 09, 2020, 14:00 ET Trucking Workforce Lauded in Congressional Hearing on COVID-19 Response

Today, Randy Guillot, chairman of the American Trucking Associations and president of Triple G Express and Southeastern Motor Freight out of...


Jun 03, 2020, 17:37 ET Trucking Applauds Chairman DeFazio on Release of Surface Transportation Bill

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement after Transportation and Infrastructure Committee...


Jun 03, 2020, 15:03 ET Trucking Provides Congress with Roadmap for Safe and Swift Economic Recovery

Today, Randy Guillot, chairman of the American Trucking Associations and president of Triple G Express and Southeastern Motor Freight out of...


Jun 01, 2020, 11:48 ET ATA Opens Registration for 2020 MCE

The American Trucking Associations has opened registration for the 2020 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition, scheduled for October 24-27 at...


May 21, 2020, 11:56 ET ATA Releases Results of Latest Driver Compensation Study

Today, the American Trucking Associations released the latest version of the association's Driver Compensation Study, which showed average driver...


May 19, 2020, 12:01 ET ATA Truck Tonnage Index Plunged 12.2% in April

ARLINGTON, Va., May 19, 2020 American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index contracted 12.2% in April ...