American Trucking Associations

How to get caught up for the election

| October 18, 2012

The Haul the Vote website provides a great resource for getting registered to vote, seeing who will be on your ballot, and learning about issues inside and outside of trucking.

You can help stop child trafficking

| October 12, 2012

The average age for human trafficking victims is 12 years old. The life expectancy of a child after being forced into prostitution is less than 10 years.

Trucking campaign donations heavily favor GOP

| September 24, 2012

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is the top recipient of overall contributions from trucking industry groups.

ATA hosting appreciation events nationwide

| September 18, 2012

ATA is encouraging fleets and shippers to offer days off, goodie bags and other tokens of driver appreciation.

Too big for Texas?

| September 13, 2012

For one Texas rest stop: Trucks. And if ATA's Bill Graves has his way, the 85 mph speed limit on a stretch of State Highway 130.

ATA asks Texas to reconsider 85 mph highway

| September 11, 2012

The American Trucking Associations is urging the Texas Transportation Commission to reverse its decision to allow vehicles to travel 85 miles per hour on a privately-managed stretch of State Highway 130.

Vigillo’s new CSA driver rating index

| September 06, 2012

New "Daylight Driver Index" functions like a credit score for a driver's safety performance, utilizing CSA data, the company says.

Regulatory review: FMCSA wants you

| September 01, 2012

At this week's MCSAC meeting, discussions of driver involvement in regulatory review processes dominated the second day.

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