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State lawmakers want more funding for roads and bridges

Friday, December 14, 2018

Alabama’s lawmakers plan to tackle some of the state’s longstanding issues when the 2019 Legislative Session begins in March. Lydia Nusbaum of WSFA reports at the the top of the list, among both Republicans and Democrats, is more money for roads, bridges, ports and waterways. “As the econ ... Read More

Gas tax for roads remains priority for GOP-led Legislature

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Mike Cason of Al.com writes that following the Alabama GOP’s recent successful election, Alabama’s Republican governor and the leaders of the Alabama House and Senate will promote a gas tax increase as part of a plan to upgrade roads, bridges and other infrastructure across the state. Cason ... Read More

Professional truck drivers offer safe driving tips ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Professional truck drivers from the American Trucking Associations’ Share the Road highway safety program offer driving tips ahead of the busy Thanksgiving weekend. “Truck drivers are delivering turkeys, cranberries and all the helpings, fixin’s, and stuffings that make Thanksgiving an enjoyab ... Read More
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Professional truck drivers offer safe driving tips ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Professional truck drivers from the American Trucking Associations’ Share the Road highway safety program offer driving tips ahead of the busy Thanksgiving weekend. “Truck drivers are delivering turkeys, cranberries and all the helpings, fixin’s, and stuffings that make Thanksgiving an enjoyab ... Read More

TRUK PAC-backed candidates score big in Tuesday’s General Elections

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Last night’s General Elections results saw all but one of the 67 TRUK PAC candidates win their respective races. This election cycle has proved to be an incredible success for the Alabama Trucking Association’s political arm, TRUK PAC. In all, ATA’s political action committee spent $939,50 ... Read More

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
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Legislative News Roundup

State lawmakers want more funding for roads and bridges

Friday, December 14, 2018

Alabama’s lawmakers plan to tackle some of the state’s longstanding issues when the 2019 Legislative Session begins in March. Lydia Nusbaum of WSFA reports at the the top of the list, among both Republicans and Democrats, is more money for roads, bridges, ports and waterways. “As the econ ... Read More

Gas tax for roads remains priority for GOP-led Legislature

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Mike Cason of Al.com writes that following the Alabama GOP’s recent successful election, Alabama’s Republican governor and the leaders of the Alabama House and Senate will promote a gas tax increase as part of a plan to upgrade roads, bridges and other infrastructure across the state. Cason ... Read More

TRUK PAC-backed candidates score big in Tuesday’s General Elections

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Last night’s General Elections results saw all but one of the 67 TRUK PAC candidates win their respective races. This election cycle has proved to be an incredible success for the Alabama Trucking Association’s political arm, TRUK PAC. In all, ATA’s political action committee spent $939,50 ... Read More
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Safety and Maintenance News

Professional truck drivers offer safe driving tips ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Professional truck drivers from the American Trucking Associations’ Share the Road highway safety program offer driving tips ahead of the busy Thanksgiving weekend. “Truck drivers are delivering turkeys, cranberries and all the helpings, fixin’s, and stuffings that make Thanksgiving an enjoyab ... Read More

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
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Special Announcements

Professional truck drivers offer safe driving tips ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Professional truck drivers from the American Trucking Associations’ Share the Road highway safety program offer driving tips ahead of the busy Thanksgiving weekend. “Truck drivers are delivering turkeys, cranberries and all the helpings, fixin’s, and stuffings that make Thanksgiving an enjoyab ... 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 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
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