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ATA Supports Common Sense Hours of Service Reform Legislation

Arlington, Virginia — Today, the American Trucking Associations praised Rep. Rick Crawford (R-Arkansas), along with Reps. Sanford Bishop (D-Georgia) and Bruce Westerman (R-Arkansas), for introducing the Honest Operators Undertake Road Safety Act, or HOURS Act, that would provide common sense hours-of-service relief and flexibility for professional truck drivers while enhancing highway safety and supply chain efficiency.


ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 0.7 Percent in May

Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.7% in May after rising 2.7% in April. In May, the index equaled 113.8 (2015=100), up from 113 in April.




TMC and FleetNet America Release Q1 Roadside Breakdown Benchmarks

Raleigh, North Carolina — American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and FleetNet America, an ArcBest company, released the executive summary of their Truckload Vertical Benchmarking Study from the January – March quarter. There were some surprises in the data when compared to the inaugural October – December period.



ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 2.2 Percent in April

Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.2% in April after easing 1% in March. In April, the index equaled 112.5 (2015=100), up from 110.1 in March.


ATA Names HireRight an ATA Corporate Partner

Today, American Trucking Associations announced HireRight, a leading provider of employment background check services, was renewed as an ATA Corporate Partner and Endorsed Featured Product provider.


ATA Announces Lytx as ATA Corporate Partner

Today, American Trucking Associations announced the Lytx DriveCam safety program has once again been renewed as part of the ATA Business Solutions Featured Product program. Lytx has a longstanding relationship with ATA, and as such, this is the 7th consecutive year of Lytx’s participation in the ATA Business Solutions Featured Product and ATA Corporate Partner programs.


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.