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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.




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.



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.