Trucking Issues

From safety to the environment and from the economy to engineering, American Trucking Associations is the leading authority on all of the issues facing the trucking industry.

RELATED TO: Engineering and Technology

Overview & ATA's Position

We strive to implement ATA technology and engineering policy and to direct technical programs related to vehicle and truck system design, maintenance, repair, use, information management, on-board and information technology, telecommunications, intelligent transportation systems, load securement and related issues. To achieve these objectives, ATA engineering staff members influence federal and state regulatory and research programs dealing with the aforementioned issues.​

Latest News

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.

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Legislative, Regulatory and Litigation Efforts