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3 Imperatives for America’s Governors in the COVID-19 Fight
Apr 14, 2020 | Blog Post
Here are three steps all governors can immediately take to ensure their states and residents remain well-supplied throughout this national emergency.
Mar 23, 2020 | Blog Post
As the nation responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, the immediate priority of ATA's advocacy efforts has been to ensure America's trucks can keep rolling.
Keep Calm and Keep On Trucking.
Mar 18, 2020 | Blog Post
There is plenty of food, water, medicine, fuel and, yes, toilet paper, in our supply chain. The empty shelves temporarily seen are simply the result of surge demand as Americans rush to stock up.…
As Coronavirus causes a run on hand-sanitizer, canned goods and toilet paper, it’s the American trucker who goes the extra mile.
Mar 15, 2020 | Blog Post
Major national crises tend to expose underlying truths about society that otherwise go unnoticed during life’s regular routines. They reveal the individuals among us who are truly essential to…
COVID-19 Update: FMCSA adjusts Hours of Service, Congress prepares emergency relief legislation
Mar 14, 2020 | Blog Post
We are examining each development as they evolve, participating in daily updates with the White House and lead government agencies, and keeping in close contact with our state federation partners…
Stopping a New Truck-Only VMT Tax Scheme in Congress
Mar 05, 2020 | Blog Post
More than 40 leaders from the Texas trucking industry recently flew to Washington, D.C. to meet with the state's Congressional delegation on Capitol Hill. In 38 separate meetings with lawmakers and…
The Safety Spectrum: Human Lives Must Come Before Faster WiFi
Dec 09, 2019 | Blog Post
We live in a world of limited resources, and when society chooses its priorities for connectivity, what should come first: human lives or entertainment? Dramatically reducing car crashes and saving…
Highway Legend: How a false stat about trucks & road damage is based on 60 years of distortion
Aug 12, 2019 | Blog Post
There’s a time-worn statistic peddled by truck critics that a “single tractor-trailer does the same amount of road damage as 9,600 passenger vehicles.” But there’s an issue with this eye-popping…
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