America’s Road Team

Volvo dedicates new VNL tractor for ATA’s Road Team

The truck and trailer will be used at events around the country to promote trucking’s image and teach members of the public about the industry.

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Volvo backs America’s Road Team

The Volvo VN 780 donated in January will continue to be used for the American Trucking Associations’ America’s Road Team highway safety campaign, the truck maker announced. The tractor features Volvo Enhanced Stability Technology by Bendix and Volvo Enhanced Cruise. The rig is also equipped with the truck maker’s I-Shift automated manual transmission. The campaign’s drivers, known as Captains, have been using the truck to transport the ATA so-called Image Trailer, a mobile presentation facility, around the ...

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LogBook

Hours comment deadline extended, lawmakers protest cross-border plan, bill would allow truck safety tax credit, FMCSA issues CDL amendments and other industry news items are featured.

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Road Team driver promotes trucking at White House

Ralph Garcia told Obama administration officials about the rewards and challenges of a career in trucking.

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America’s Road Team selected

These 18 drivers, with a collective 483 years behind the wheel and over 36.5 million accident-free miles, were selected from 34 finalists.

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Play Your Cards Right

If used wisely, credit and debit cards are great tools. Know the benefits and pitfalls of both to help your business run more smoothly.

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‘No Zone’ redux

A look at one of the "No Zone" safe-driving advocacy trailers.

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ATA looking for drivers as Road Team members

ATA searches for professional truck drivers who are able to take time to serve as a Road Team Captain.

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Truckers deliver wreaths to honor soldiers

There are numerous routes traveling across the country, with volunteers meeting the convoys at state and national cemeteries.

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