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ATA Thanks Congress for Affirming Federal Role in Highway Safety Rules

Arlington, Virginia — Today, the American Trucking Associations thanked members of the House of Representatives for passing – in a bipartisan vote – an amendment to the FAA reauthorization bill that would prevent states from creating a patchwork of meal and rest rules for interstate truck drivers.

April 26, 2018

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Decreased 1.1 Percent in March

Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 1.1% in March after easing 0.8% in February. In March, the index equaled 110 (2015=100), down from 111.2 in February.

April 24, 2018


ATA Chairman Highlights Positive Impact of Tax Cuts on Trucking

Arlington, Virginia — Today, American Trucking Associations Chairman Dave Manning participated in a Congressional roundtable highlighting the positive impact last year’s tax cuts and reform package have had on the trucking industry.

April 17, 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

ATA Announces TMC’s Fleet Data Management and Cybersecurity Conference

Arlington, Va. – Today, American Trucking Associations announced its Technology & Maintenance Council is hosting TMC’s Fleet Data Management and Cybersecurity Conference, a new event to address best practices in fleet data management and cybersecurity. Attendees will learn how to extract more business value from the data that fleets collect to make cost reporting and operations more efficient. The Conference will have a special focus on leveraging the power of the Council’s Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards as well as new breakdown maintenance benchmarking services available through a joint project with FleetNet America.

April 10, 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