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ATA’s Truck Driving Championships Get Underway Wednesday

August 9, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Owner Operators, Safety
ATA’s Truck Driving Championships Gets Underway Wednesday

The American Trucking Associations’ National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) begins its four-day run on Wednesday inside the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, sponsored by Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, which returns for a sixth consecutive year to present the Grand Champion Award. The overall top driver at the four-day event — scheduled [...]

ATA Welcomes SambaSafety as a Corporate Partner

August 8, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Safety

The American Trucking Associations announced SambaSafety as an ATA Corporate Partner. SambaSafety is a leading provider of commercial truck driver risk management solutions in North America, “Information is one of the keys to safety; drivers are always processing information real-time and companies are evaluating data on a macro-level to improve [...]

ATA Releases Latest Edition of American Trucking Trends

August 5, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
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The American Trucking Associations (ATA) this week released the latest edition of the leading almanac of trucking – ATA American Trucking Trends 2016 – showing the industry posted gains in employment, number of truck drivers and truck sales through 2015. “In many ways, 2015 was a good year for our [...]

TMC Adds Trailer Tech Category to National Skills Competitions

July 29, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology

The American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council said this week it is adding a new competition track for its National Technician Skills Competition — TMCSuperTech 2016. The new track will showcase the specialized skill set of the industry’s trailer technicians during this year’s event, which is scheduled for Sept. [...]

Trucking Federation Announces EROAD as Corporate Partner

July 25, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Trucking Federation Announces EROAD as Corporate Partner

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has named EROAD — a leading transportation technology and services company — as an ATA Corporate Partner. “Innovative companies have always found success in the trucking industry and as technology further inundates the industry, leaders in adapting innovative products will see improved safety and efficiency,” [...]

ATA Names New Senior Leadership Team for Trucking Federation

July 22, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
ATA Names New Senior Leadership Team for Trucking Federation

Chris Spear, the American Trucking Associations’ incoming president and CEO, announced Thursday that the trucking federation has named four individuals to senior leadership positions within the organization, including Elisabeth Barna (pictured) who becomes ATA’s chief operating officer and executive vice president of industry affairs. Other members of ATA’s senior leadership [...]

June’s ATA Truck Tonnage Index Falls 1.5%; Up 2.1% Over June 2015

July 20, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
June’s ATA Truck Tonnage Index Falls 1.5%; Up 2.1% Over June 2015

The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.5 percent in June, following a revised 2.9 percent gain during May. In June, the index equaled 137.2 (2000=100), down from 139.3 in May. The all-time high was 144 in February. Compared with June 2015, the seasonally [...]

SmartDrive Extends Share the Road Commitment with ATA

July 19, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Safety, Technology

SmartDrive, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, has renewed as an ATA Featured Product provider, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). Along with being an ATA Featured Product provider, SmartDrive is also a supporter of ATA’s Share the Road highway safety program. [...]

ATA’s Exec Council Honors UPS’ Thomas with Halladay Award

July 14, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
ATA Chairman Pat Thomas

The American Trucking Associations’ Trucking Association Executives Council has named Pat Thomas — the current ATA chairman and senior vice president for state government affairs at UPS — as the 17th recipient of the J.R. “Bob” Halladay Award. “The Halladay Award recognizes individuals who have contributed to the strength and [...]

ATA Clears the Deck for Fresh Exec Team as New Chief Takes Helm

July 12, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

Last Friday — just one day before assuming the top post of the American Trucking Associations — incoming president and CEO Chris Spear made some major changes to his leadership team by announcing the departure of three executive vice presidents. As part of an announcement to ATA members this past [...]