American Trucking Association

ATA urges Congress to address trucking’s needs

| May 23, 2012

The American Trucking Associations asked members of the committee negotiating on the highway bill to address important industry needs.

ATA calls for CSA changes

| May 23, 2012

ATA says CSA scores are unreliable and present a loose and sometimes inverse connection to crash risk.

Monthly tonnage index down 1.1%, up year over year

| May 22, 2012

ATA's seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index reads 118.7.

Congress starts work to pass highway bill

Jill Dunn | May 10, 2012

House-Senate conferees have started work to pass the first multi-year surface transportation reauthorization legislation in seven years.

FMCSA posts strategic plan

| May 09, 2012

FMCSA posted online the final version of its "2012-2016 Strategic Plan: Preventing Crashes...Saving Lives" directional document.

Association promotes bill favorable to contractor status

| April 26, 2012

A bill favorable to independent contractor status for leased owner-operators in trucking is being advocated by the Messenger Courier Association of America.

Trucking still dominant, says ATA

| April 18, 2012

Trucking continues to be the dominant mode of freight transportation and an integral part of the U.S. economy, according to the American Trucking Association’s 2012 edition of its American Trucking Trends, which is available now ...

Driver turnover decreases slightly in fourth quarter

| April 12, 2012

After a year of quarterly increases, the turnover rate for truck drivers at large truckload fleets dipped one percentage point to an annualized rate of 88 percent.

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