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ATA Renews U.S. Bank as Part of Featured Product Program for Third Year

May 9, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

The American Trucking Associations announced the renewal of U.S. Bank as an ATA Featured Product. “The focus of our industry is highway safety, but we are also aware of the financial security risks that can come from processing hundreds or thousands of payments each day,” said ATA President and CEO [...]

ATA Thanks 5 Allied Members for Supporting Its Advocacy Efforts

May 3, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has thanked five allied members for purchasing pavers at ATA’s Capitol Hill office to help support the trucking industry’s advocacy efforts. “Our members consistently tell us that advocacy is their most important reason for membership in ATA,” said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. “A [...]

Truck Drivers Preparing for National Truck Driving Championships

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

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) announced professional truck drivers throughout the country are currently practicing their safe-driving skills at state competitions in an attempt to qualify for the National Truck Driving Championships. The National Truck Driving Championships take place Aug. 10-13 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Drivers compete [...]

Driver Turnover Rate for Large Truckload Fleets Climbs 102%

April 27, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Driver Turner Rate for Large Truckload Fleets Climbs 102%

The annualized turnover rate for large truckload fleets rose two percentage points in the fourth quarter of 2015 to 102 percent — the second straight quarter it was at least 100 percent and the first such streak since 2012. “This elevated turnover rate shows that the driver market remains a [...]

EpicVue Participates as Trucking Association’s Corporate Partner

April 27, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) announced that EpicVue, provider of premium in-cab satellite TV packaged exclusively for the trucking industry, is participating in the ATA Corporate Partner program. “Truck drivers and the trucking industry make it possible for families across America to have access to the comforts and conveniences that [...]

ATA Receives its 6th EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

April 25, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, Image, News

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) expressed its gratitude to the Environmental Protection Agency late last week for honoring the federation for a sixth time with the EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award. “For nearly a decade, ATA has been proud to work with the EPA in what we believe is a [...]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 4.5% in March; Up 2.2% Year Over Year

April 21, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 4.5% in March; Up 2.2% Year Over Year

The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 4.5 percent in March, following a 7.2 percent surge during February. In March, the index equaled 137.6 (2000=100), down from 144 in February. February’s level is an all-time high. Compared with March 2015, the seasonally adjusted index [...]

Newest Safety Report Shows Truck-involved Fatal Crashes Down 3.7%

April 18, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Safety
Newest Safety Report Shows Truck-involved Fatal Crashes Down 3.7%

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) said it is pleased by an announcement released by the Department of Transportation that shows fatal truck accidents falling 3.7 percent in 2014 — continuing a decade-long improvement in safety the industry has experienced. “It is a tragedy whenever there is a fatality on our [...]

Tank Truck Organization Focuses on Retaining Members, Growth

April 14, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

Ryan Streblow has joined the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) as its senior vice president of sales and marketing, bringing more than 15 years of sales experience in the transportation sector including direct experience in environmental transportation. Streblow is widely recognized for his contributions on the supplier side of the [...]

ATA Seeks Nominees for Mike Russell Trucking Image Award

April 12, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) said this week it has begun its search to find the trucking industry’s greatest industry advocates with this year’s Mike Russell Trucking Image Award. “Each year, ATA sees incremental improvements in the perception of our industry from the general public and we believe the primary [...]