Technology & Maintenance Council

Overview

The purpose of the Technology & Maintenance Council is to improve transport equipment, its maintenance and maintenance management. The Council develops Recommended Engineering and Maintenance Practices that are voluntarily adopted by fleets, OEMs and components suppliers.

The Council also conducts industry surveys and promotes the voluntary cooperation among designers and manufacturers of transport equipment and those who specify, purchase and manage such equipment.


Who We Support

The Technology and Maintenance Council supports the ATA technology & Engineering Policy Committee with research, analysis and policy development.

Sponsors

Events

News

TMC Releases 2014-2015 Recommended Practices Manual

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council has published its 2014-2015 Recommended Practices Manual, now available for purchase in print or electronic media in either single-user or multi-user versions.

TMC Fall Meeting, TMCSuperTech 2014 Set for September 22-25

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council will hold its 2014 Fall Meeting and 10th annual National Technician Skills Competition — TMCSuperTech 2014 — September 22-25 at the Walt Disney Swan & Dolphin Resort, Orlando, Fla.


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Reports & Documents

Study Group Information Reports

Aftermarket Brake Lining Classification (RP 628B)

The purpose of this Recommended Practice (RP) is to provide information for judging the performance of aftermarket brake linings on air-actuated foundation brakes, including testing in accordance with the dynamometer test procedure in Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 121 and lining supplier qualification information. Such information will assist fleet operators in choosing aftermarket brake linings that will perform adequately on typical combination (tractor/trailer) vehicles and single trucks.

June 01, 2014

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Awards & Scholarships


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