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TMC and FleetNet America Release Q1 Roadside Breakdown Benchmarks

Raleigh, North Carolina — American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and FleetNet America, an ArcBest company, released the executive summary of their Truckload Vertical Benchmarking Study from the January – March quarter. There were some surprises in the data when compared to the inaugural October – December period.



ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 2.2 Percent in April

Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.2% in April after easing 1% in March. In April, the index equaled 112.5 (2015=100), up from 110.1 in March.


ATA Names HireRight an ATA Corporate Partner

Today, American Trucking Associations announced HireRight, a leading provider of employment background check services, was renewed as an ATA Corporate Partner and Endorsed Featured Product provider.


ATA Announces Lytx as ATA Corporate Partner

Today, American Trucking Associations announced the Lytx DriveCam safety program has once again been renewed as part of the ATA Business Solutions Featured Product program. Lytx has a longstanding relationship with ATA, and as such, this is the 7th consecutive year of Lytx’s participation in the ATA Business Solutions Featured Product and ATA Corporate Partner programs.


Search Underway for New Class of America’s Road Team Captains

Today, American Trucking Associations opened the nominating process for professional truck drivers to serve on the 2019-2020 America’s Road Team. America’s Road Team, a group of highly-accomplished professional truck drivers, promotes the trucking industry by educating the general public, media, and elected officials about the industry’s strong safety record and importance to the economy.


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.


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.