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TRUK PAC-backed candidates score big in Tuesday’s General Elections

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Last night’s General Elections results saw all but one of the 67 TRUK PAC candidates win their respective races. This election cycle has proved to be an incredible success for the Alabama Trucking Association’s political arm, TRUK PAC. In all, ATA’s political action committee spent $939 ... Read More

ATRI releases results of its annual “Top Concerns for Industry” survey

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research institute, has unveiled its Top Industry Issues report, which incl ... Read More

TRUK PAC announces endorsements for the 2018 General Elections

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The Alabama Trucking Association’s political arm, TRUK PAC, has endorsed its candidates for the upcoming November 6 General Elections.

The list includes contested candidates for six statewide races, along with those vying for 16 State Senate and 46 State House district contests.

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Action Alert: Please contact USDOT in support of National ATA’s petition on California meal and rest requirements

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is currently reviewing a petition filed by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) seeking preemption of California’s redundant meal and rest requirements (F4A). As part of its review, DOT is accepting public comments on the petition. ATA is curr ... Read More

Alabama issues state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Michael

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Alabama governor Kay Ivey has proclaimed a State of Emergency effective immediately ahead of Hurricane Michael, which is currently brewing in the Gulf of Mexico, off the Florida Panhandle. According to weather reports, the storm is building strength and could make landfall as Cat 3 hurricane alon ... Read More

Association leaders head to Washington DC to promote trucking, key issues

Friday, October 05, 2018

This week Alabama Trucking Association leaders were at the nation’s capital for Call on Washington, a legislative affairs program of the American Trucking Associations that affords state trucking association executives, leadership, business leaders, and staff an opportunity to discuss legislati ... Read More

ATA Golf Classic raises $268,000+ for TRUK PAC

Friday, September 28, 2018

Earlier this week, the Alabama Trucking Association held its annual ATA Golf Classic at the gorgeous Robert Trent Jones Capitol Hill Course in Prattville, Ala. The event’s mission is to raise funds for ATA’s political action committee, TRUK PAC, which supports political candidates in local an ... Read More

ATA accepting nominations for new Road Team captains

Friday, August 31, 2018

Road Team members visit schools and civic or ... Read More

F4A Update: Lawmakers search for a path forward to bring the FAA reauthorization

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Last week, the American Trucking Associations reported that Senate Commerce Chairman John Thune (R-SD) and Ranking Member Bill Nelson (D-FL) continued to work to reach a deal on floor time for the FAA Reauthorization, with the latest extension set to expire on September 30th. While speaking to th ... Read More

ATA joins convoy for Special Olympics

Thursday, August 23, 2018

The convoy is set ... Read More