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ATA Delivers Policy Message to President Trump

On March 23, representatives of the American Trucking Associations and America's Road Team visited the White House to talk to President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and their staffs about health care, regulations, infrastructure and other important issues.

Economy

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.

May 22, 2018

ATA Members Join President Trump for White House Tax Event

Arlington, Virginia – Today, American Trucking Associations was proud to have three member companies represent the industry at an event in the White House Rose Garden, highlighting the benefits of the Tax Cuts and Job Act signed into law in December 2017. 

April 12, 2018

New Survey Data Reveals Increases in Driver Compensation

Arlington, Virginia — Today, the American Trucking Associations released data from its latest Driver Compensation Study, showing driver pay has climbed as rising demand for freight transportation services has increased competition for increasingly scarce drivers.

March 27, 2018

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Safety

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.


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Sustainability

ATA Receives Top Honoree EPA SmartWay Award on Earth Day

Today, American Trucking Associations is proud to be recognized as one of three top honorees among an elite group of 10 SmartWay Affiliates by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a 2014 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge award.

Trucking Calls on Washington to Have a Productive 2014

With Congress returning to Washington this week, leaders of American Trucking Associations called on lawmakers and policymakers in Washington to take several steps to improve the nation’s economy and make our highways safer.


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