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TMC Releases 2018, 2019 Recommended Practices Manual

Arlington, Virginia — Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council released its 2018-2019 Recommended Practices Manual, featuring more than 40 new or revised Recommended Practices, with a goal of increasing equipment maintenance and engineering efficiencies.


ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 0.4 Percent in June

Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 0.4% in June after rising 0.4% in May. In June, the index equaled 113 (2015=100), down from 113.4 in May.


ATA Sues Rhode Island Over Unconstitutional Truck Toll Program

Arlington, Virginia — Today, the American Trucking Associations, along with three motor carriers representing the industry, asked a federal court to rule Rhode Island’s RhodeWorks truck-only toll scheme unconstitutional, arguing it discriminates against interstate trucking companies and impedes the flow of interstate commerce.


ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 0.7 Percent in May

Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.7% in May after rising 2.7% in April. In May, the index equaled 113.8 (2015=100), up from 113 in April.



TMC and FleetNet America Release Q1 Roadside Breakdown Benchmarks

Raleigh, North Carolina — American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and FleetNet America, an ArcBest company, released the executive summary of their Truckload Vertical Benchmarking Study from the January – March quarter. There were some surprises in the data when compared to the inaugural October – December period.


ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 2.2 Percent in April

Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.2% in April after easing 1% in March. In April, the index equaled 112.5 (2015=100), up from 110.1 in March.


ATA Truck Tonnage Index Decreased 1.1 Percent in March

Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 1.1% in March after easing 0.8% in February. In March, the index equaled 110 (2015=100), down from 111.2 in February.


ATA Members Join President Trump for White House Tax Event

Arlington, Virginia – Today, American Trucking Associations was proud to have three member companies represent the industry at an event in the White House Rose Garden, highlighting the benefits of the Tax Cuts and Job Act signed into law in December 2017.