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TMC Releases 2018, 2019 Recommended Practices Manual

Arlington, Virginia — Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council released its 2018-2019 Recommended Practices Manual, featuring more than 40 new or revised Recommended Practices, with a goal of increasing equipment maintenance and engineering efficiencies.


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 Concerned Reopening of GHG Phase 2 Rule Could Undermine Federal Uniformity

Today, the American Trucking Associations officials said they were concerned that by moving to reopen the second phase of its Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty rule, the Environmental Protection Agency could be setting the stage for California to impose a de facto national standard, superseding federal rules.


TMC Releases 2017 Recommended Practices Supplement

Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council released their 2017 Recommended Practice Supplement, featuring 58 new or revised Recommended Practices, with a goal of increasing equipment maintenance efficiencies. The RP Supplement is a TMC member benefit but also available for purchase on CD-ROM or print.


TMC Announces Exhibit Hall Sell Out

Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council announced it has sold out its entire exhibit space for the upcoming TMC Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville.


ATA’s TMC Donates Updated PMI Manuals to Student Technicians

Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council announced it has donated copies of its newly updated PMI Guidelines Manual for Class 7 & 8 Diesel-Powered Tractors, courtesy of Truck Centers of Arkansas, to more than 50 technical institutes in 28 states for use in diesel technician training curriculum.


Eric Vos Repeats as TMCSuperTech 2016 Grand Champion

Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council announced that FedEx Freight’s Eric Vos has repeated as Grand Champion of the National Technician Skills Competition, TMCSuperTech.


Competition Begins at ATA’s TMCSuperTech

Today, action began at the American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council’s National Technician Skills Competition, TMCSuperTech, being held here at the Raleigh Convention Center.


TMC Honors Industry Leaders in Annual Meeting

Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council honored several industry professionals with a variety of awards for their important service to the council and the industry.