Today, in testimony before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear underscored the trucking industry’s commitment to keeping the supply chain efficient and secure.
Today, the American Trucking Associations thanked the leaders of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee for introducing legislation that would move the Transportation Worker Identification Credential program closer to a “one-stop shop” for security clearances, improving the efficiency and security of the industry.
Today, William Downey, executive vice president for corporate affairs and chief security officer at The Kenan Advantage Group, said before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that...
ATA filed comments in December supporting the GSA/DOD proposed rule for Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) contractors to meet certain requirements that would aid federal agencies in their fight against human trafficking. ATA’s Government Traffic Policy Committee (GTPC) voted to support initiatives such as Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) as a means for carriers and freight brokers to meet the requirements expected in the agencies’ final rule.
Recent media coverage has given the impression that the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) will no longer accept the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for access to DOD facilities. This is NOT accurate. The DOD announcement that was mad
On Monday, July 30, ATA submitted comments to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for fees related to the Hazardous Materials Endorsement (HME) and Transportation Worker Identification Credential (T
Today, Phil Byrd, President of Bulldog Hiway Express and Vice Chairman of ATA, testified before the Subcommittee on Transportation Security of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Effective February 27, 2012, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is discounting the cost of a Security Threat Assessment (STA) for HazMat Endorsements (HME) to all holders of Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC). To qualify
On Monday, February 13, the Obama Administration published its 2012 Semi-annual regulatory agenda. ATA staff has reviewed this comprehensive agenda for 2012, which includes expected proposed and final rules from numerous federal agencies that regulate tru
The American Trucking Associations asked Congress, in July 12 testimony, to direct the Transportation Security Administration