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ATA Urges Swift Passage of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

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.


A Truck Driver’s View on New Distracted Driving Smart Phone Features

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.


ATA Congratulates Scott Mugno on OSHA Nomination

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.








ATA Launches New Workforce Development Effort

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.