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RIDOT Publishes Inadequate Environmental Assessment of Impact of Truck Tolls

Today, the American Trucking Associations and its state affiliate, the Rhode Island Trucking Association called on the Federal Highway Administration to reject the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s assessment of the environmental impact of the state’s proposed RhodeWorks truck-only toll scheme.

December 06, 2017

ATA Commends Senate For Passing Tax Reform

Arlington, Virginia - The American Trucking Associations issued the following statement commending the United States Senate for passing tax reform legislation:

December 02, 2017

ATA Reaffirms Support for Maintaining ELD Mandate Deadline

Today, the American Trucking Associations again called on Congress to support the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in its effort to implement the requirement for electronic logging devices on time next month.

November 29, 2017

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 3.3% in October

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 3.3% in October, following a 1.9% decline during September. In October, the index equaled 147.6 (2000=100), up from 142.9 in September.

November 21, 2017


Curtis Carr Named National Safety Director of the Year

Today, American Trucking Associations’ Safety Management Council announced Curtis Carr of Estes Express Lines as the winner of the 2017 National Safety Director Award. The award was presented during the Awards Banquet at the ATA Safety, Security and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition in Memphis, Tennessee.

November 16, 2017