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America’s trucking industry is the lifeblood of the U.S. economy. Nearly 71% of all freight tonnage in the U.S. moves on the back of trucks. Moving 10.5 billion tons of freight annually requires more than 3.6 million heavy-duty Class 8 trucks and over 3.5 million professional truck drivers. Without our industry, the American economy would grind to a halt. Click here for more trucking industry statistics.
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 3.5% in November
Truckers Hail House Passage of USMCA Trade Pact
Turnover Rate at Truckload Carriers Rose in Third Quarter
Truckers Hail “Phase One” Trade Deal with China
Truckers Hail Deal on USMCA Trade Agreement
ATA Pleased by Appeals Court Victory in Its Challenge to RhodeWorks Tolls
ATA, America’s Road Team Urge Drivers to Be Safe this Thanksgiving
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 0.3 Percent in October
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