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ATA Kicks Off Action at Trucking’s “Super Bowl of Safety”

Today, American Trucking Associations opened competition at the 80th annual National Truck Driving Championships and Step Van Driving Championships being held at the Orange County Convention Center. More than 420 of the trucking industry’s top professional truck drivers began the three-day competition testing their knowledge of the industry, safe driving and ability to perform a thorough pre-trip inspection.

Truck Drivers Gearing up for Industry’s Top Prize

American Trucking Associations is set to welcome more than 420 of the trucking industry’s top professional truck drivers to Orlando for the 80th annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships.

ATA Unveils National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Logo

Today, American Trucking Associations revealed a new logo and toolkit for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2017 and announced the opening of an online store featuring products aimed at celebrating America’s 3.5 million professional drivers.

ATA Adds Bendix as ATA Corporate Partner

American Trucking Associations announced Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC (Bendix), a leading supplier of commercial vehicle safety technologies, as the newest ATA Corporate Partner and Featured Product provider. The two groups also announced Bendix will continue as supporters of ATA’s image and outreach activities including ATA’s Interstate One Image Truck and ATA’s Share the Road highway safety program. The company has also sponsored the National Truck Driving Championship Grand Champion award for the past six years.

Coaching Programs, Teamwork Lead to Safer Highways

A team approach to safety can pay huge dividends for the motoring public, trucking companies, and the truck drivers themselves. At my company, TCW, I’m pleased to report that we established a Master Coach program and are already seeing benefits in the form of improved safety performance and fuel efficiency. In conversations with management, the one reason they always point to for our recent improvements is the Master Coach program, so let me explain what it entails.

June 2017

Featuring a recap of ATA's 2017 Leadership Meeting, the unveiling of the Trucking Moves America Forward Mascot and pictures from Truck PAC's Boots and Bourbon event.