Thursday, May 25, 2023
Trucking Honors Our Fallen Heroes: A Tribute On Memorial Day
Image Description: Inscription of the complete poem “In Flanders Fields” in a bronze book at the John McCrae memorial at his birthplace in Guelph, Ontario, Canada (Source: Wikipedia) On Memorial Day, we come together as a nation to honor and remember the brave men and women who... Read more
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Alabama Trucking officials express concerns over Biden nominee for Labor secretary
Earlier this week, Alabama Trucking Association leaders expressed concerns in letters to Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville and Sen. Katie Britt, requesting their opposition to the nomination of Julie Su as Secretary of Labor. Alabama Trucking officials believe that Su's track record poses a threat to... Read more
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Registration now open for the Alabama Truck Driving Championships
The Alabama Truck Driving Championships are back, and we couldn't be more excited to celebrate the industry's most skilled drivers. The event, organized by the Alabama Trucking Safety & Maintenance Management Council, is a great opportunity for truck drivers to showcase their skills... Read more
Friday, April 21, 2023
Alabama Trucking promotes growth, fellowship and progress at annual meeting
On April 13-15, the Alabama Trucking family traveled to the beautiful Hilton Sandestin in Destin, Fla. for three days of growth, fellowship and progress during the group’s 84th Annual Alabama Trucking Convention. We are always thrilled to gather together with so many members of the Alabama Trucking... Read more
Thursday, April 20, 2023
New ATA-backed bill to improve fleet safety while protecting driver independent contractor
The Alabama Trucking Association is actively advocating for House Bill 256 by Rep. Rhett Marques, R-Enterprise, and Senate Bill 183 by Sen. Garlan Gudger, R-Culman. These bills would remove a significant barrier to the implementation... Read more
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Terry Kilpatrick honored with H. Chester Webb Award by Alabama Trucking Association
Terry Kilpatrick, President of Billy Barnes Enterprises and a former Army Ranger and officer, was honored on Saturday, April 15, during the Alabama Trucking 84th Annual Convention with the H. Chester Webb Award for his contributions to the state's trucking industry and his outstanding... Read more
Sunday, April 16, 2023
Alabama Trucking joins National Work Zone Awareness week to promote safer roads
With the arrival of spring comes construction season, and Alabama's highways are seeing an increase in bright orange signs that indicate road workers are in the area to repair, maintain, and upgrade critical infrastructure. However, as drivers and workers share the roadways, safety must remain a priority.... Read more
Friday, April 07, 2023
ATRI seeks carrier input for operational cost report
The American Transportation Research Institute is asking motor carriers of all sizes and specialties to participate in its annual update to its Operational Costs of Trucking report. ATRI’s 15th annual Operational Costs of Trucking is one of the most used and comprehensive benchmarking tools in the... Read more
Monday, April 03, 2023
Register now for SMMC Spring Roadside Inspection in Tuscaloosa April 20th
On April 20th, ATA’s Safety & Maintenance Management Council is hosting its Spring Roadside Inspection at the Southbound rest area near Tuscaloosa and will be conducting live Level 1, 2, and 3 inspections. The inspections will be spearheaded by Federal Motor Carrier... Read more
Saturday, April 01, 2023
Alabama Trucking celebrates state’s best in fleet safety and professionalism
Last night, the Alabama Trucking Association Safety & Maintenance Management Council (SMMC) hosted its annual Fleet Safety Awards Banquet in Pelham, Ala, to honor the most exceptional individuals and trucking operations that prioritize safety. The esteemed event acknowledged the tireless efforts... Read more