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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 3.3% in October

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 3.3% in October, following a 1.9% decline during September. In October, the index equaled 147.6 (2000=100), up from 142.9 in September.



Curtis Carr Named National Safety Director of the Year

Today, American Trucking Associations’ Safety Management Council announced Curtis Carr of Estes Express Lines as the winner of the 2017 National Safety Director Award. The award was presented during the Awards Banquet at the ATA Safety, Security and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition in Memphis, Tennessee.


ATA Commends House For Passing Tax Reform

Arlington, Virginia – The American Trucking Associations issued the following statement today, commending the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:”


Gary Plant Named Trucking’s National Driver of the Year

Today, American Trucking Associations’ Safety Management Council recognized outstanding trucking leaders at the Safety, Security and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition in Memphis, Tennessee. Gary Plant, professional truck driver with Walmart Transportation, was honored as trucking’s National Driver of the Year.





Registration Opens for ATAs TMC 2018 Annual Meeting

Arlington, Virginia – American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council announced it was opening registration for its 2018 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, to be held March 5-8 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.