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ATA Praises DOT Leadership in Unveiling AV 3.0

Arlington, Virginia — Today, American Trucking Associations praised the U.S. Department of Transportation’s leadership for its rollout of “AV 3.0,” the Administration’s new policy guidance for the development of automated vehicles technology.

ATA Statement on North American Trade Agreement

Arlington, Virginia — Today, leaders of the American Trucking Associations praised the governments of the United States, Canada and Mexico for coming together on a framework for continued free trade between the three North American nations.

EROAD Renewed as ATA Featured Product Provider

Today, American Trucking Associations announced it is renewing EROAD, a technology company that provides operational and compliance solutions to the trucking industry, as a Featured Product provider.

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 Renews SmartDrive Systems as Featured Product Provider

Arlington, Virginia – Today, American Trucking Associations announced it is renewing SmartDrive Systems - a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, lower operational costs and transform driver behavior - as a Featured Product provider.

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.