Arlington, Virginia – American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear sent a letter to Members of Congress yesterday, expressing ATA’s strong support of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and urging for the bill’s swift passage.
Hearing the news that a technology leader such as Apple developed a software update that will promote safer driving is amazing. As a truck driver, I have to be very aware of my surroundings at all times, and the risk added to doing my job by other motorists texting and driving goes up dramatically for myself and everyone else on the road. Being able to prevent accidents and save lives is my main focus, so having tech companies create features on phones that will prevent distracted driving is a great idea that should receive more attention. I hope this is the first of many steps technology companies take in eliminating the distracted driving epidemic.
Arlington, Virginia – Today, the American Trucking Associations congratulated Scott Mugno, vice president of safety, sustainability and vehicle maintenance at FedEx Ground, on his nomination to be the next Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 0.9% in September
Today in his annual State of the Industry Address, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear told the federation’s annual Management Conference and Exhibition that efforts to unify and strengthen
Today, American Trucking Associations honored a professional truck driver, a state trucking association
Today, American Trucking Associations, along with the Canadian Trucking Alliance and Cámara Nacional del Autotransporte de Carga – CANACAR – the three largest trucking industry organizations i
Arlington, Virginia – Today, American Trucking Associations proudly welcomed J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. as the trucking group’s newest member.
Today, the Board of Directors of the American Trucking Associations unanimously approved the federation’s first-ever policy for the development of automated trucks.
Today, American Trucking Associations announced it was creating a Workforce Development Subcommittee to address the critical issue of recruiting, training and retaining Americans to work in the trucking industry.