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Search Underway for New Class of America’s Road Team Captains

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.


Truckers Against Trafficking Launches Man to Man Campaign

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.


ATA Highlights Trucking’s Human Trafficking Awareness Month Activities

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.







A Truck Driver’s View on New Distracted Driving Smart Phone Features

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.