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Sam Faucette Selected as Trucking’s National Safety Director of the Year

American Trucking Associations’ Safety Management Council announced Sam Faucette of Old Dominion Freight Line as the winner of the 2018 National Safety Director Award. The award was presented during the Awards Banquet at the ATA Safety, Security and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition in Long Beach, California and is the council’s most coveted safety award for trucking executives.



David Boyer Announced as Trucking’s National Driver of the Year

American Trucking Associations’ Safety Management Council recognized outstanding drivers, executives and trucking companies at the Safety, Security and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition in Long Beach, California. David Boyer, a professional truck driver with ABF Freight and an America’s Road Team Captain, was honored as trucking’s 2018 National Driver of the Year.




Barry Pottle Elected 74th ATA Chairman

Austin, Texas — Today, the American Trucking Associations announced that Barry Pottle, CEO of Pottle’s Transportation, Bangor, Maine, had been elected by the federation’s board of directors to serve as the organization’s 74th chairman.


ATA President Touts Industry’s Position in Strong Economy

Austin, Texas — Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear told attendees of the federation’s annual Management Conference and Exhibition that while a “booming” economy has greatly benefited the industry, the association will  continue to advance trucking’s agenda on a host of priority issues.


ATA Presents Mike Russell Trucking Image Awards at MCE

Austin, Texas – Today, American Trucking Associations presented the Mike Russell Trucking Image Awards to one motor carrier, one trucking affiliated organization, one professional truck driver, and one allied company. ATA also presented an honorable mention award in the affiliated category.



ATA Honors Arkansas’ Shannon Newton with President’s TAEC Award

Austin, Texas – Today, Arkansas Trucking Association President Shannon Newton was named the 17th recipient of the American Trucking Associations’ President’s Trucking Association Executives Council Leadership Award during ATA’s 85th Management Conference and Exhibition.