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ATA announces 2018 Convention speakers, entertainment lineup

Thursday, February 08, 2018

The Alabama Trucking Association has announced its speakers and entertainment for its 80th Annual Convention & Meeting set for April 26, 27 and 28 at The Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Fla.

This year’s lineup includes two nationally known speakers, Read More

ATA officials concerned over proposed plan to toll Mobile River I-10 Bridge

Friday, January 26, 2018

Last week, officials from the Alabama Dept. of Transportation presented the Alabama Trucking Association Board of Directors with an update on the Mobile River I-10 Bridge Project, a much needed replacement for the Jubilee Parkway connecting Baldwin County bedroom communities to Mobile.

Acc ... Read More

National ATA proposes industry supported fund for infrastructure

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The American Trucking Associations has called on policymakers to endorse its Build America Fund – a plan to fund the modernization of the nation’s deteriorating network of roads and bridges.

The trucking industry employs 7.4 million men and women across the country and is the top emplo ... Read More

Nominate your best for ATA’s Fleet Safety Awards

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Nominate your company and your best drivers, fleet managers and safety officials for one of the Alabama Trucking Association Fleet Safety Awards. This Safety & Maintenance Management Council event demonstrates the extreme importance the trucking industry places on highway safety.

Award ... Read More

Business group honors Frank Filgo for leadership and advocacy

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Ala ... Read More

Feds issue Declaration of Emergency for heating fuel deliveries

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

On December 30, 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration declared an exemption from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety  Regulations (FMCSRs) as a result of a heating fuel shortage due to frigid temperatures.

States included in the exemption are: Alabama ... Read More

ATA top news and events for 2017

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Is that a collective sigh from the group? Yeah, probably so. It’s been that kind of year for truckers – arguably the most eventful year of the past decade.

With significant changes to the way truckers conduct their businesses, pay taxes, and manage and regulate employees, it’s been o ... Read More

Feds seeking comments on commercial vehicle off-duty ‘personal conveyance’

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing to revise the regulatory guidance concerning riving a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for personal use while off-duty, referred to as ‘‘personal conveyance.’’ This provision is available to all CMV drivers required to record thei ... Read More

Special Alert: Group warns of increased cargo theft activity

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition (PCSC), an industry trade group offering supply chain security intelligence and education, warns of a rash of recent high-value cargo thefts that have occurred in the mid-eastern part of the U.S.

Three of the thefts involved electronics shipments ... Read More

Advertise in ATA’s 2018 Membership Directory & Shipper’s Guide

Thursday, November 02, 2017

We are now accepting advertising orders for the Alabama Trucking Association’s 2018 Membership Directory & Shipper’s Guide. This 128-page, perfect-bound book contains our entire membership list, broken down by member type, services offered and/or commodities hauled. It is by far our m ... Read More