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ATA’s endorsed candidates win 85% of June 5th primary races

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

TRUK PAC endorsed candidates won 85 percent of contested races in the June 5th primary elections, according to Alabama Trucking Association officials.  TRUK PAC, the lone political action committee of ATA, had endorsed 55 contested primary candidates, winning 47 and losing 8, accordin ... Read More

AAA’s Knight finally takes the big prize at Alabama TDC

TDC Champ Mark Knight (center) stands ... Read More

ATA announces endorsements for 2018 primary

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The Alabama Trucking Association, through its political action committee, TRUK PAC, has announced its endorsements of candidates who face opposition in the upcoming June 5th primaries.

“It’s important that state policymakers understand trucking’s importance and impact to Alabama’s ... Read More

ATRI seeks for-hire motor carrier operational cost data for annual report

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) is requesting data for its annual Operational Costs of Trucking report. Among the for-hire fleet metrics being requested by ATRI are driver pay, fuel costs, insurance premiums and lease or purchase payments. Carriers are asked to provide fu ... Read More

Greg Brown wins Webb Award

Monday, April 30, 2018

(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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ATA names its safest drivers, managers and fleets at annual awards banquet

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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

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

Business group honors Frank Filgo for leadership and advocacy

Thursday, January 04, 2018

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