Monday, November 20, 2017
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Trucking’s first Health Awareness Walk to be held at MATS

Trucking’s first Health Awareness Walk to be held at MATS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Health Awareness Walk is the first of its kind fitness event to be held in the trucking industry and there’s no better place to kick it off than at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

ATA affiliates continue to cite safety record at HOS hearings

ATA affiliates continue to cite safety record at HOS hearings

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Speaking Thursday at the last of four Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s scheduled hearing sessions on the rewriting of the Hours of Service rule, representatives from affiliates and member companies of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and other trucking industry speakers continued to relay the same message that today there’s no refuting the numbers: “Safety has improved under the current HOS rules.”

Congress must renew commitment to infrastructure, ATA tells LaHood, Ferro

Congress must renew commitment to infrastructure, ATA tells LaHood, Ferro

ARLINGTON, Va. — Congress must renew its commitment to keep the United States the world leader in transportation and its supporting infrastructure, American Trucking Associations (ATA) Senior Vice President Tim Lynch told federal transportation officials at a forum in Minneapolis, Minn., on Jan. 25.

Anger, porn said to play roles in 2 truck-involved fatals

Anger, porn said to play roles in 2 truck-involved fatals

Anger and porn have apparently played key roles in two incidents in western New York that have left two people dead.

T4America: invest in transportation jobs that put Americans to work

T4America: invest in transportation jobs that put Americans to work

WASHINGTON — Responding to his call for a jobs bill aimed at easing the unemployment crisis, the Transportation for America coalition today wrote to President Obama and cabinet members outlining the transportation investments can put the most Americans back to work, quickly.

Trucking’s job losses during recession ‘astronomical,’ ATA economist says

Trucking’s job losses during recession ‘astronomical,’ ATA economist says

While not all the numbers are in and those that are probably don’t reflect the complete picture, there’s little doubt that the trucking industry, like most other industries, suffered through one of the worst economic downturns in U.S. history during the past two years.

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