Today, the American Trucking Associations praised the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for issuing a skills-based entry-level driver training rule.
Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear announced that the nation’s leading trucking industry group has hired Michael Cammisa as ATA’s new vice president of safety policy and connectivity.
Today, American Trucking Associations welcomed an announcement by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that the agency has created a national clearinghouse for commercial drivers’ drug and alcohol test results.
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.
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.
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.
Today, ATA President and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Transportation’s proposal to require electronic limiting of truck speeds:
Today, American Trucking Associations recognized the winners of some of the industry’s top honors as part of the annual Management Conference & Exhibition.
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.
Today, American Trucking Associations, with help from America’s Road Team and the Share the Road highway safety program, highlighted National Truck Driver Appreciation Week by appearing on morning shows throughout the country.