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Complete TMCSuperTech 2018 Results

Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council released the complete and corrected results of the 2018 National Technician Skills Competitions – TMCSuperTech – and the 2018 National Student Technician Skills Competition – TMCFutureTech sponsored by the TechForce Foundation.

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 1.8% in August

Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.8% in August after increasing 1.9% in July. In August, the index equaled 112.9 (2015=100), down from 115 in July.

ATA Hails Inclusion of Hair Testing Requirements in Senate Passed Opioid Bill

Arlington, Virginia – Yesterday, with the strong support of the American Trucking Associations, the U.S. Senate passed comprehensive legislation aimed at combating the nation’s opioid crisis. The bill, which cleared the Senate with overwhelming bipartisan approval, includes provisions on hair testing which ATA has long advocated for and worked closely with Senate Commerce Committee staff to secure in the legislation.

ATA Urges Caution Ahead of Hurricane Florence

Arlington, Virginia – With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Southeastern United States, American Trucking Associations advised truck drivers, as well as the motoring public, to take appropriate steps – including evacuating or avoiding impacted areas.

ATA, TrueNorth Renew ATA Corporate Partner Program Agreement

Arlington, Virginia – Today, American Trucking Associations announced it is renewing TrueNorth Companies, an insurance and financial strategies firm, as an ATA Corporate Partner. “Our membership consists of companies of all shapes and sizes, each with their own cost- and risk-based needs, so it is critical they have insurance options tailored to their individual needs,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “Products like the ones offered by TrueNorth allow our members the opportunity to construct a plan that they feel will best maximize their investments and assets.”