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
Wednesday, November 01, 2023
Trucking groups call on Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to address truck parking shortage
Several trucking groups, including the Alabama Trucking Association, have joined forces in a collective effort to address the growing truck parking shortage issue in Alabama. On November 1, coalition leaders co-signed a letter to Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, urging her to... Read more
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Senator Tuberville supports legislation to boost veterans’ access to CDL programs
In a significant move towards expanding opportunities for veterans and addressing the truck driver shortage, U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) has joined forces with Senators Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Alex Padilla (D-CA) as a cosponsor of the Veteran Improvement Commercial Driver License Act. This bipartisan... Read more
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Alabama Trucking celebrates Driver Appreciation Week with statewide billboard campaign
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact J.J. McGrady jjmcgrady@alabamatrucking.org MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Trucking Association, in partnership with Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), is excited to announce a robust public awareness campaign in celebration of the... Read more
Wednesday, August 09, 2023
Trucking industry reminds drivers to keep eyes up for school busses
As Alabama's schools prepare to resume, the Alabama Trucking Association (ATA) reminds all drivers about the importance of being watchful around school buses. Our message underscores the significance of vigilance on the road, especially during the back-to-school season. “With the new school year upon... Read more
Friday, June 23, 2023
ATA elects new officers and board members for FY 2024
The Alabama Trucking Association (ATA) has elected its officers and nine individuals to serve on its Board of Directors. These additions bring the number of board members to 72. ATA’s executive board is composed of industry leaders from various companies from around Alabama. The group oversees and... Read more
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
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
Wednesday, March 01, 2023
Alabama Trucking’s Road Team promotes highway safety and encourages young people to pursue trucking careers
The Alabama Trucking Association's number one mission is highway safety among all drivers, and that’s why for more than 20 years, we have assembled a team of the best commercial drivers from our member fleets to visit schools to teach safe driving techniques around commercial vehicles and also to empower... Read more