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FMCSA issues regulatory guidance on personal conveyance

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Last year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed revisions to the regulatory guidance concerning driving a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for personal use while off-duty, referred to as “personal conveyance.”  FMCSA issues the following final guidance and it is effect ... Read More

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, according to unofficia ... Read More

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

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

TDC Champ Mark Knight (center) stands with ATA Chairman of the Board Terry Kilpatrick (left) and ATA Safety Council Chairman Tony Smith. Mark Knight a line-haul driver for AAA Cooper Transportation based in Moody, Ala., finally lifted the Alabama Trucking Association’s Truck Driving Championships ... Read More
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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, according to unofficia ... Read More

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

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

TDC Champ Mark Knight (center) stands with ATA Chairman of the Board Terry Kilpatrick (left) and ATA Safety Council Chairman Tony Smith. Mark Knight a line-haul driver for AAA Cooper Transportation based in Moody, Ala., finally lifted the Alabama Trucking Association’s Truck Driving Championships ... 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 economy, ... Read More
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Legislative News Roundup

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, according to unofficia ... 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. According to ... Read More

Alabama trucking execs in Washington D.C. to promote industry

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

This week a delegation of Alabama fleet owners and executives was in Washington D.C. promoting the industry to state Members of Congress, key congressional staff, federal regulators, fellow industry leaders, and American Trucking Associations staff. The group discussed legislation and regulations cu ... Read More
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Safety and Maintenance News

FMCSA issues regulatory guidance on personal conveyance

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Last year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed revisions to the regulatory guidance concerning driving a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for personal use while off-duty, referred to as “personal conveyance.”  FMCSA issues the following final guidance and it is effect ... Read More

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

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

TDC Champ Mark Knight (center) stands with ATA Chairman of the Board Terry Kilpatrick (left) and ATA Safety Council Chairman Tony Smith. Mark Knight a line-haul driver for AAA Cooper Transportation based in Moody, Ala., finally lifted the Alabama Trucking Association’s Truck Driving Championships ... Read More

Gov. Ivey issues State of Emergency ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has issued a State of Emergency ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto’s expected landfall within the next 24 hours — and thus relaxing hours-of-service rules for carriers hauling relief supplies to areas affected by the storm. The waiver is effective for 30 days. Downl ... Read More
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Special Announcements

FMCSA issues regulatory guidance on personal conveyance

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Last year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed revisions to the regulatory guidance concerning driving a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for personal use while off-duty, referred to as “personal conveyance.”  FMCSA issues the following final guidance and it is effect ... Read More

Gov. Ivey issues State of Emergency ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has issued a State of Emergency ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto’s expected landfall within the next 24 hours — and thus relaxing hours-of-service rules for carriers hauling relief supplies to areas affected by the storm. The waiver is effective for 30 days. Downl ... 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 full-ye ... Read More
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