Trucking Issues

From safety to the environment and from the economy to engineering, American Trucking Associations is the leading authority on all of the issues facing the trucking industry.

RELATED TO: Tax & Registration

Overview & ATA's Position

The tax policy of the American Trucking Associations follows this general rule: “Taxes are levied for the purpose of obtaining essential government revenues with the least detrimental effect on taxpayers and on economic growth.” The policy encourages simplicity and neutrality in tax laws and rules, and urges a federal solution to over-aggressive and discriminatory taxation of the trucking industry by state and local governments.​

Latest News

ATA Comments on DC Parking Tax

On March 8, 2013, ATA, joined by the Maryland Motor Truck Association, the Virginia Trucking Association, the American Moving & Storage Association, and the Truck Renting & Leasing Association, filed comments with the District of Columbia, once again prot

N.J. Bill Threatens Drayage Operations

The New Jersey Motor Truck Association is fighting a proposal in that state's legislature that would effectively end owner-operator drayage at the ports. Currently, New Jersey

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Legislative, Regulatory and Litigation Efforts