American Trucking Associations, along with millions of travelers and 3.5 million American truck drivers, will watch the solar eclipse on August 21. The trucking industry is responsible for moving the nation’s goods during the eclipse and asks for the public’s assistance in ensuring safety on the country’s roads and bridges.
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.
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.
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.
Today, American Trucking Associations and America’s Road Team Captains are requesting that holiday travelers take extra precaution when driving this 4th of July holiday weekend.
Today, American Trucking Associations announced that U.S. Bank, provider of industry-leading freight payment solutions and issuer of the Voyager Fleet Card for all vehicle classes, will once again be an ATA Featured Product provider. This is the fourth consecutive year the bank has participated in the program, which provides ATA’s members with visibility to key products and services.
Today, American Trucking Associations announced that Omnitracs, a leading industry provider of fleet management solutions, is once again a participant in ATA’s Featured Product Provider program.
Today, American Trucking Associations announced the beginning of its search to find and honor trucking’s greatest industry advocates with this year’s Mike Russell Trucking Image Award.
Today, American Trucking Associations and America’s Road Team hosted U.S. Department of Transportation employees and their children in ATA’s Interstate One Image Truck at DOT headquarters as part of “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.”
Tomorrow afternoon, leaders of the American Trucking Associations and members of ATA’s elite team of professional drivers, America’s Road Team, are scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House to discuss the trucking industry and health care.