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 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.
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.
Today, American Trucking Associations and America’s Road Team Captains are spreading holiday cheer—along with critical safety tips for traveling through adverse weather conditions.
For a truck driver in Minnesota, the winter months can spell days full of anxiety and uncertainty.
Growing up on a farm in Kansas, Don Logan had a love for big equipment. At 14, he got his first job with a farmer's permit, driving a grain truck for his uncle.
This week, American Trucking Associations and America’s Road Team are observing Traffic Incident Response Week and encourage all motorists to responsibly react to emergency responders.
This Veterans Day, American Trucking Associations and America’s Road Team recognize the men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces, and thank the thousands of veterans who continue to serve America as trucking industry professionals.
Hearing the news that a technology leader such as Apple developed a software update that will promote safer driving is amazing. As a truck driver, I have to be very aware of my surroundings at all times, and the risk added to doing my job by other motorists texting and driving goes up dramatically for myself and everyone else on the road. Being able to prevent accidents and save lives is my main focus, so having tech companies create features on phones that will prevent distracted driving is a great idea that should receive more attention. I hope this is the first of many steps technology companies take in eliminating the distracted driving epidemic.
This weekend, American Trucking Associations kicks off the weeklong celebration of the trucking industry’s 3.5 million professional truck drivers by formally announcing the start of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week