Today, American Trucking Associations and ATA’s Safety Management Council kicked off the driving portion of competition at the 81st annual National Truck Driving Championships and Step Van Driving Championships, held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
Today, American Trucking Associations unveiled the official 2018 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week logo and launched the NTDAW online store.
Today, American Trucking Associations congratulated the 424 professional truck drivers who qualified for the 2018 National Truck Driving Championships. The association also announced key details about the event.
Today, American Trucking Associations kicked off its search to find and honor trucking’s industry advocates with this year’s Mike Russell Trucking Image Award.
Today, American Trucking Associations opened the nominating process for professional truck drivers to serve on the 2019-2020 America’s Road Team. America’s Road Team, a group of highly-accomplished professional truck drivers, promotes the trucking industry by educating the general public, media, and elected officials about the industry’s strong safety record and importance to the economy.
Today, American Trucking Associations announced LEAD ATA is accepting applications for its sixth class. Trucking’s next generation of executives and industry leaders are encouraged to apply for ATA’s premier leadership program.
American Trucking Associations celebrated the Allied Committee for the Trucking Industry for their continued, strong support and investment in trucking advocacy, ATA meetings, and the association’s priorities.
Today, American Trucking Associations joined Truckers Against Trafficking for the launch of the Man to Man Campaign, an effort to eliminate the demand for human trafficking throughout the transportation industry by inviting men to speak out about the inhuman practices of sex traffickers to individuals who demand their services.
Today, it’s cold. This weekend, it is going to be cold. Snowy, icy, rainy and other inclement conditions are expected to hit regions across the U.S., causing travel delays and creating unsafe driving conditions. American Trucking Associations and the greater trucking industry asks motorists to practice safe driving habits and pay close attention to forecasts throughout the weekend.
Last month, American Trucking Associations and America’s Road Team brought attention to National Human Trafficking Awareness Month through several awareness initiatives. In February, ATA and America’s Road Team are joining Truckers Against Trafficking on Capitol Hill to continue bringing awareness to the issue, specifically emphasizing efforts to reduce demand.