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Lisa Gonnerman Honored as National Safety Director of the Year

Today, American Trucking Associations’ Safety Management Council announced Lisa Gonnerman of Ruan Transportation as the winner of the 2016 National Safety Director Award. The award was presented at the ATA Safety, Security and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition in Oklahoma City.


Frank Calvert Earns National Truck Driver of the Year Title

Today, American Trucking Associations’ Safety Management Council recognized outstanding trucking leaders at the Safety, Security and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition in Oklahoma City. Frank Calvert, professional truck driver with AAA Cooper, was honored as the industry’s National Truck Driver of the Year.


ATA Advises Caution Ahead of Hurricane Matthew

As Hurricane Matthew threatens the southeastern United States, American Trucking Associations urged truck drivers, as well as the motoring public to take appropriate precautions and, if possible, avoid areas that may be susceptible to the storm’s impact.



ATA Recognizes Trucking’s Champions

Today, American Trucking Associations recognized the winners of some of the industry’s top honors as part of the annual Management Conference & Exhibition.


Incoming ATA Chairman Touts Need for Highway Investment

In a roundtable discussion hosted by Rep. Sam Graves, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, Kevin Burch, president of Jet Express Inc., Dayton, Ohio, and incoming chairman of the American Trucking Associations, emphasized the important role of well-maintained infrastructure to the trucking industry.



ATA Pleased to See DOT Advancing a Proposal to Reduce Truck Speeds

Today, the American Trucking Associations hailed a proposal from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to electronically limit the maximum speeds of new trucks as a potential step forward for safety.