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Tax Reform Delivers for Trucking and the American Economy

By Chris Spear, President and CEO of American Trucking Associations Apple made big headlines this week as it announced a $350 billion investment in its U.S. operations, thanks in part to the historic tax reform package that was enacted just before the end of the year.

Why automated vehicle technology holds enormous potential — for truckers and the motoring public

ATA President and CEO Chris Spear testified before a Senate committee yesterday on the potential of automated truck safety technology, as the committee prepares legislation to regulate the testing & deployment of automated vehicles.

Most Recent Press Releases

ATA Announces Hiring of Chief Commercial Officer Kevin J. Traver

Arlington, Virginia — Today, American Trucking Associations announced the hiring of Kevin J. Traver to serve as the organization’s Chief Commercial Officer. The newly created position will oversee membership sales and operations, product development and marketing for the association.  Traver will start in the role on January 22nd.

January 14, 2019

Turnover Rate at Large Truckload Carriers Falls in Third Quarter

Arlington, Virginia — Today, American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello said the turnover rate at large truckload carriers fell 11 percentage points in the third quarter, undoing two quarters worth of increases in the annualized churn rate.

January 03, 2019

ATA Applauds DOT for Common Sense Trucking Safety Ruling

Arlington, Virginia — Today, the American Trucking Associations commended Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao for granting the Federation’s petition to pre-empt confusing and duplicative state rest break rules, asserting the federal government’s critical role in regulating interstate commerce.

December 21, 2018

ATA Renews U.S. Bank as Part of Featured Product Program for Fifth Year

Arlington, Virginia. – Today, American Trucking Associations announced that U.S. Bank, provider of industry-leading freight payment solutions, will once again be an ATA Featured Product provider. This is the fifth consecutive year the bank has participated in the program.

December 20, 2018

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ATA Announces Hiring of Chief Commercial Officer Kevin J. Traver

Arlington, Virginia — Today, American Trucking Associations announced the hiring of Kevin J. Traver to serve as the organization’s Chief Commercial Officer. The newly created position will oversee membership sales and operations, product development and marketing for the association.  Traver will start in the role on January 22nd.

January 14, 2019

Turnover Rate at Large Truckload Carriers Falls in Third Quarter

Arlington, Virginia — Today, American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello said the turnover rate at large truckload carriers fell 11 percentage points in the third quarter, undoing two quarters worth of increases in the annualized churn rate.

January 03, 2019

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