Thursday, December 15, 2022
ATRI elects ATA’s Mark Colson to serve on its research advisory committee
The American Transportation Research Institute has selected Alabama Trucking Association President & CEO Mark Colson to serve on its 2023-2024 Research Advisory Committee (RAC). Among other activities, ATRI’s RAC is responsible for annually identifying the top research priorities for the trucking... Read more
Thursday, September 08, 2022
Alabama Trucking celebrates America’s 3.5 million truck drivers for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
By Chris Cooper Every day, commercial drivers deliver a world of items and supplies we need to feed, clothe and care for our families. Almost everything you see at your local supermarket or retail outlet at some point made it to the shelf because a professional truck... Read more
Thursday, April 28, 2022
ATA endorses Gov. Kay Ivey’s re-election with new ad campaign
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Today, the Alabama Trucking Association’s political action committee TRUK PAC launched a statewide media buy in support of Gov. Kay Ivey’s reelection campaign. The 30-second spot features Kelly Robinson, president... Read more
Friday, April 08, 2022
Opinion: Taking it Slow in Work Zones Saves Lives
By Tim Frazier Spring is here in Alabama, and with the many colorful plants and flowers starting to bloom, the color orange takes on an important signal of highway safety this time of year. Spring is when many road construction projects start, and, as a result, we begin to see more orange road... Read more
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Pair of Alabama drivers are among finalists for America’s Road Team
Two Alabama-based commercial drivers have been selected as finalists for America’s Road Team, a public outreach program of the American Trucking Associations that promotes the industry and highway safety. Darrien Henderson, a driver for J&M Tank Lines, Inc. Mobile, and Lloyd Howell, a driver for... Read more
Friday, September 17, 2021
ALDOT advises drivers to use caution during construction on I-10 in Mobile
The Alabama Dept. of Transportation has planned a pair of construction projects on Interstate 10 in Mobile, Ala., starting this weekend and will continue for several months until the projects are completed. Commercial drivers should use caution and expect reduced speed limits, delays and possible... Read more
Thursday, September 09, 2021
When the world stopped, Alabama truck drivers kept moving
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ford Boswell fboswell@alabamatrucking.org Every day, millions of Alabamians get behind the wheel and head out on the highways. Some of them are off to the grocery store, others to their place of work, and some are among the 3.6 million professional truck drivers in... Read more
Monday, August 30, 2021
Trucking industry on stand-by for Hurricane Ida relief efforts
Ida has weakened after coming ashore over the weekend but the dangerous storm continues to threaten Louisiana, Mississippi, and parts of South Alabama with lost power and heavy rain flooded low-lying regions. To assist with the relief efforts, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued... Read more
Thursday, August 19, 2021
ATA TRUK PAC endorses Greg Cook for state Supreme Court
The Alabama Trucking Association’s political action committee has endorsed Birmingham attorney Greg Cook for Place 1 on the Alabama Supreme Court. Recently, a contingent of ATA leaders from the Birmingham area met with Mr. Cook at the McLeod Software headquarters in Birmingham to discuss his vision for... Read more
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
PRESS RELEASE: ATA taps Truckworx CEO Will Bruser as Chairman
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Ford Boswell fboswell@alabamatrucking.org 205-999-7487 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Trucking Association Board of Directors has elected Truckworx Kenworth President Will Bruser to serve as its Chairman of the Board for the 2021-2022... Read more