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ATA Renews Featured Product Agreement with National Fleet Services

April 5, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) and National Fleet Services, a transportation solutions consulting company, have renewed the ATA Featured Product agreement between the two groups. “Complying with the myriad of rules and regulations in the trucking industry can be complicated and requires fleets to allocate resources to administrative, regulatory and [...]

ATA Truckers Offer Tips for Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 4, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Regulations, Safety
ATA Truckers Offer Tips for Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is calling attention to the beginning of Distracted Driving Awareness Month by offering advice and insight from the elite professional truck drivers who make up ATA’s Share the Road highway safety program. “The highway is my workplace and I know we all want to be [...]

A Trio of Trucking Groups Mull New Biennial Industry Event

April 1, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology

The American Trucking Associations (ATA), along with the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) division of the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), announced this week that they have entered into an agreement with a global event management and trade show firm to develop a new, biennial North American-based truck and [...]

ATA Reports February’s Truck Tonnage Index Jumps 7.2%

March 23, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
ATA Reports February’s Truck Tonnage Index Jumps 7.2%

The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 7.2 percent in February, following a revised 0.3 percent reduction during January. In February, the index equaled 144 (2000=100), up from 134.3 in January. February’s level is an all-time high. Compared with February 2015, the seasonally adjusted [...]

ATA Seeking a Few Good Men and Women for Trucking’s Future

March 18, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Shown is a group photo of the 2016 class of LEAD ATA members.

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) this week opened the application window for its premier industry leadership initiative, LEAD ATA. Now in its fourth year, LEAD ATA is searching for the 2017-2018 class of diverse trucking industry leaders who are looking to grow their careers and meet other ambitious trucking professionals. [...]

FMCSA Honors 76 Professional Drivers for Millions of Safe Miles

March 17, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Safety
FMCSA Honors 76 Professional Drivers for Millions of Safe Miles

A number of organizations representing the commercial truck and bus industries this week presented the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration with a poster honoring 76 professional drivers for their millions of miles of accident-free driving. “We present this poster on behalf of the truck and bus industry recognizing these tremendous [...]

ATA, Bestpass Renew ATA Featured Product Agreement

March 15, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) and Bestpass Inc., a company that provides single-source payment and streamlined toll management services to commercial fleets, have renewed their ATA Featured Product Partnership. “The trucking industry is fortunate to have Bestpass providing nationwide services that reduce some of the burdens of tolling for our [...]

National Sleep Services Named an ATA Featured Product Provider

March 14, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Safety

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has announced National Sleep Services as its newest ATA Featured Product provider. “Drivers throughout the industry are committed to becoming healthier and more active,” said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. “National Sleep Services is helping drivers test their health and make life-changing improvements, getting [...]

Trucking Professionals Offer Tips on Avoiding Impact of Potholes

March 11, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety
Trucking Professionals Offer Tips on Avoiding Impact of Potholes

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the professional drivers that make up its Share the Road highway safety program urged motorists this week to be cautious around potholes. “The trucking industry knows our network of highways continues to show signs of age and wear and tear every day, so when [...]

Longtime TMC Member Doug White Named Council’s General Chairman

March 8, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology

Doug White, vice president of maintenance of Dunbar Armored in Hunt Valley, Md., was elected this week as the 2016-2017 general chairman and treasurer of American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council. “Doug has been a leader in our council and our industry for many years and I am pleased [...]