Monday, June 10, 2024
Alabama’s elite truckers triumph at the Alabama Truck Driving Championships
David Hawk FedEx Freight In a remarkable showcase of skill and safety, FedEx Freight truck driver David Hawk has once again soared to new heights, clinching the Grand Champion Award at the Alabama Trucking Association’s Truck Driving Championships. Hawk, a seasoned driver with... Read more
Tuesday, May 07, 2024
Alabama Trucking’s celebrates industry achievements and future vision at annual convention
Last week, the Alabama Trucking Association hosted nearly 500 industry leaders during its 85th Annual Convention at the lovely Grand Hotel in Pointe Clear, Ala., celebrating Alabama’s trucking community and the industry professionals who keep it thriving.  Click here to see photos from the... Read more
Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Alabama Trucking mobilizes support Texas cattle farmers amid wildfire crisis, more trucks needed
In a remarkable display of solidarity and prompt action, the Alabama trucking community, led by ATA member firms DMT Trucking and Boyd Bros. Transportation, has taken significant strides to assist Texas cattle farmers grappling with the aftermath of catastrophic wildfires. Last week marked the commencement... Read more
Friday, March 15, 2024
Celebrating Safety: Alabama Trucking shines at SMMC Fleet Safety Awards Banquet
The Alabama Trucking Association honored its members' commitment to industry safety and professionalism during the Safety & Maintenance Management Council’s Fleet Safety Awards Banquet on March 14. About 200 attendees gathered at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham to celebrate the excellence of Alabama... Read more
Friday, March 01, 2024
FMCSA asks for comments on electronic rear-view systems exemption
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is seeking public feedback on Convoy Technologies, Inc.'s request for an exemption to allow the use of its Electronic Rear View System (ERVS) in commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), as an alternative to the standard two rear-vision mirrors mandated... Read more
Wednesday, February 28, 2024
ATA releases list of “Trucker Approved” candidates for upcoming state primaries
On Tuesday, March 5, 2024, Alabama holds its Primary Election. We urge you to support the Get Out The Trucking Vote initiative! With a focus on key judicial races, ATA's political action committee, TRUK PAC, has evaluated the candidates and identified those who best understand and support... Read more
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
ATA announces Katie Britt to speak during Convention
Alabama Trucking Association leaders announced today that Sen. Katie Britt, a pioneering figure and a trailblazing Republican mom in the U.S. Senate, has been added to the lineup for the 2024 Alabama Trucking Annual Convention. Mark your calendars for May 2-5, 2024, and prepare to be captivated by the... Read more
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
ATRI reveals its top truck bottlenecks list
The American Transportation Research Institute has released its 13th annual list highlighting the most congested bottlenecks for trucks in America. The 2024 Top Truck Bottleneck List measures the level of truck-involved congestion at over 325 locations on the national highway system. The analysis,... Read more
Thursday, February 01, 2024
Join the SMMC in February for discussions on navigating litigation
In an increasingly litigious environment, the trucking industry faces unique challenges. To address these concerns, the Safety Management Council (SMMC) has organized a series of meetings aimed at empowering fleet owners and managers with crucial insights and strategies to navigate... Read more
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Time is Running Out! Don’t miss your chance to enter SMMC Fleet Safety Awards
The Alabama Trucking Association Safety and Maintenance Management Council (SMMC) is reminding members that the deadline for the highly anticipated annual safety contest is approaching! The deadline to enter is Friday, February 9, 2024. This event, sponsored by SMMC, is a testament to... Read more