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Alabama issues state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Michael

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Alabama governor Kay Ivey has proclaimed a State of Emergency effective immediately ahead of Hurricane Michael, which is currently brewing in the Gulf of Mexico, off the Florida Panhandle. According to weather reports, the storm is building strength and could make landfall as Cat 3 hurricane along t ... Read More

Association leaders head to Washington DC to promote trucking, key issues

Friday, October 05, 2018

This week Alabama Trucking Association leaders were at the nation’s capital for Call on Washington, a legislative affairs program of the American Trucking Associations that affords state trucking association executives, leadership, business leaders, and staff an opportunity to discuss legislation ... Read More

ATA Golf Classic raises $268,000+ for TRUK PAC

Friday, September 28, 2018

Earlier this week, the Alabama Trucking Association held its annual ATA Golf Classic at the gorgeous Robert Trent Jones Capitol Hill Course in Prattville, Ala. The event’s mission is to raise funds for ATA’s political action committee, TRUK PAC, which supports political candidates in local and s ... Read More
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Press Releases

Alabama issues state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Michael

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Alabama governor Kay Ivey has proclaimed a State of Emergency effective immediately ahead of Hurricane Michael, which is currently brewing in the Gulf of Mexico, off the Florida Panhandle. According to weather reports, the storm is building strength and could make landfall as Cat 3 hurricane along t ... Read More

Association leaders head to Washington DC to promote trucking, key issues

Friday, October 05, 2018

This week Alabama Trucking Association leaders were at the nation’s capital for Call on Washington, a legislative affairs program of the American Trucking Associations that affords state trucking association executives, leadership, business leaders, and staff an opportunity to discuss legislation ... Read More

ATA accepting nominations for new Road Team captains

Friday, August 31, 2018

Road Team members visit schools and civic organizations to teach best driving practices and promote the trucking industry. The Alabama Trucking Association is asking for driver nominations for two new Road Team captains. Applicants will audition before a panel of independent judges, speaking for app ... Read More
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Legislative News Roundup

Association leaders head to Washington DC to promote trucking, key issues

Friday, October 05, 2018

This week Alabama Trucking Association leaders were at the nation’s capital for Call on Washington, a legislative affairs program of the American Trucking Associations that affords state trucking association executives, leadership, business leaders, and staff an opportunity to discuss legislation ... Read More

ATA Golf Classic raises $268,000+ for TRUK PAC

Friday, September 28, 2018

Earlier this week, the Alabama Trucking Association held its annual ATA Golf Classic at the gorgeous Robert Trent Jones Capitol Hill Course in Prattville, Ala. The event’s mission is to raise funds for ATA’s political action committee, TRUK PAC, which supports political candidates in local and s ... Read More

TRUK PAC-endorsed candidates on July 17 run-off ballot

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Several TRUK PAC-endorsed candidates are on the ballot for the upcoming July 17 primary runoff elections. Some of the more marquee runoff elections include races for Attorney General, Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeals and Court of Civil Appeals. There are also several key legislative races of ... Read More
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Safety and Maintenance News

Alabama issues state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Michael

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Alabama governor Kay Ivey has proclaimed a State of Emergency effective immediately ahead of Hurricane Michael, which is currently brewing in the Gulf of Mexico, off the Florida Panhandle. According to weather reports, the storm is building strength and could make landfall as Cat 3 hurricane along t ... Read More

ATA accepting nominations for new Road Team captains

Friday, August 31, 2018

Road Team members visit schools and civic organizations to teach best driving practices and promote the trucking industry. The Alabama Trucking Association is asking for driver nominations for two new Road Team captains. Applicants will audition before a panel of independent judges, speaking for app ... Read More

ATA sends veteran team to national driver competition

Monday, August 13, 2018

Reigning Alabama TDC champ Mark Knight (center) spearheads the team heading to Nationals this week. Above, he poses with ATA Chariman of the Board Terry Kilpatrick of Billy Barnes Enterprises (left) and ATA Safety Council Chairman Tony Smith of AAA Cooper Transportation (right). This week the Alabam ... Read More
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Special Announcements

ATA accepting nominations for new Road Team captains

Friday, August 31, 2018

Road Team members visit schools and civic organizations to teach best driving practices and promote the trucking industry. The Alabama Trucking Association is asking for driver nominations for two new Road Team captains. Applicants will audition before a panel of independent judges, speaking for app ... Read More

ATA joins convoy for Special Olympics

Thursday, August 23, 2018

The convoy is set for Saturday, Sept. 29 starting in Birmingham and ending in Gadsden. The Alabama Trucking Association, along with several member firms, have pledged their financial support for a truck convoy event in Birmingham and Gadsden to raise money for the Special Olympics. Alabama’s p ... Read More

ACTION ALERT: Help improve hours of service rules

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Last month, Congressmen Rick Crawford (R-Ark.), Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.) and Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) introduced H.R.6178 – The Honest Operators Undertake Road Safety (HOURS) Act.  The bill, a response to the recent calls for additional flexibility in truck drivers’ hours-of-service (HOS), provid ... Read More
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