Arlington, Virginia – Today, the American Trucking Associations launched a new initiative to highlight the nation’s infrastructure needs by demonstrating the exorbitant cost of traffic congestion and road disrepair borne by the motoring public.
Today, American Trucking Associations joined Truckers Against Trafficking for the launch of the Man to Man Campaign, an effort to eliminate the demand for human trafficking throughout the transportation industry by inviting men to speak out about the inhuman practices of sex traffickers to individuals who demand their services.
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2% in January after falling 0.3% in December. In January, the index equaled 111.6 (2015=100), up from 109.4 in December.
Arlington, Virginia – Today, the American Trucking Associations announced the launch of Fleet CyWatch, a new service for its motor carrier and council members to use for reporting cybercrimes affecting fleet operations.
Today, American Trucking Associations announced EBE Technologies, a leading provider of business and technology systems to the commercial trucking market, is once again being named an ATA Corporate Partner.
Arlington, Virginia – Today, American Trucking Associations - and its federation partners - congratulated Ray Martinez on his confirmation as the sixth head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Arlington, Va. – Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued this statement following reports that the White House is open to increasing the fuel tax to fund infrastructure:
Arlington, Virginia – Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear said the following in response to the White House’s released infrastructure proposal:
Today, it’s cold. This weekend, it is going to be cold. Snowy, icy, rainy and other inclement conditions are expected to hit regions across the U.S., causing travel delays and creating unsafe driving conditions. American Trucking Associations and the greater trucking industry asks motorists to practice safe driving habits and pay close attention to forecasts throughout the weekend.
Last month, American Trucking Associations and America’s Road Team brought attention to National Human Trafficking Awareness Month through several awareness initiatives. In February, ATA and America’s Road Team are joining Truckers Against Trafficking on Capitol Hill to continue bringing awareness to the issue, specifically emphasizing efforts to reduce demand.