Today, the American Trucking Associations said it welcomed a proposal by the U.S. Department of Labor making it easier for small businesses and self-employed individuals to purchase high-quality, lower cost health insurance through expanded association health plans.
American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement after an announcement by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, that he would not seek re-election this year
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.
Arlington, Virginia – Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear told a Senate panel that the federal government needs to invest more in highway infrastructure if the trucking industry is to keep up with growth in demand for freight transportation services.
Arlington, Virginia – The American Trucking Associations today applauded Congress for passing major tax reform legislation, which now heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law.
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped again in November, adding 2.3% in addition to the 3.9% jump during October. In November, the index equaled 151.8 (2000=100), up from 148.4 in October.
ATA welcomed the effective date of the long-awaited requirement for commercial truck drivers to record their hours of service electronically as a step forward for the industry.
For a truck driver in Minnesota, the winter months can spell days full of anxiety and uncertainty.
Today, American Trucking Associations reiterated the industry’s strong record of investing in and implementing innovative technologies to improve safety on the nation’s highways.