(Above photo caption: Greg Brown (second from left) receives the H. Chester Webb Award from Bill Ward (second from right) and Frank Filgo (far right) at the ATA 80th Annual Convention Saturday Dinner. Also pictured, far left, is ATA Chairman Terry Kilpatrick)
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The Federal Highway Administration recently issued new guidance for all 50 states on a weight exemption for natural gas powered trucks. The exemption allows a weight increase based on the difference between the combined weight of the fueling system and tank on a natural gas vehicle, and the weigh ... Read More
ABC Transportation veteran truck driver Moses Thomas of Birmingham, Ala. was tapped the Alabama Truck Driver of the Year at the Alabama Trucking Association’s Annual Fleet Safety Awards held March 26 in Birmingham, Ala.
Thomas has logged an impressive 3.7 million miles in a career sp ... Read More
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
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.
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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 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.
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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