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  • U.S. EPA plans further NOx cuts

    November 14, 2018 7:23AM by johng@newcom.ca

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced plans to further cut nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from on-highway trucks and engines. Known as the Cleaner Truck Initiative, a proposed rule is to be published in early 2020.

  • Fleet reps tout U.S. tax cuts

    April 12, 2018 4:11PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives from three carriers belonging to the American Trucking Associations (ATA) visited the White House Rose Garden today, touting tax relief under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The executives and employees from Werner Enterprises, Crete Carrier

  • ATA names director of safety policy

    April 4, 2018 2:32PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has named Dan Horvath, a former director of compliance and safety at TransForce Inc., as its new director of safety policy. He’s also been an auditor with the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier

  • Driver pay on the rise in U.S., ATA survey shows

    March 28, 2018 11:16AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — Driver pay is rising in the U.S. against a backdrop of a limited labor pool and rising demand for services, according to the latest Driver Compensation Study from the American Trucking Associations. “This latest survey, which includes

  • U.S. bill would allow 18-year-old truck drivers

    March 22, 2018 3:40PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is applauding a federal bill that would recognize commercial drivers as young as 18, up from the limit of 21 years that applies today. Most states allow people to hold a commercial

  • Alliance continues to champion NAFTA efficiencies

    February 26, 2018 7:17AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) continues to hold out hope during “contentious” NAFTA negotiations, as it champions efficiencies for cross-border trade. Representatives of the alliance and Quebec Trucking Association were among transportation industry members who met with

  • TMC warns of email scam

    February 6, 2018 10:37AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Association’s Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) is warning those attending its annual meeting about potential email scams. Emails have been offering to sell the list of attendees, and booking hotel reservations through a non-authorized

  • ATA shines light on human trafficking

    February 5, 2018 9:48AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, VA – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) and America’s Road Team have been joining together in the fight against human trafficking, as part of National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and have further plans to shine a light on the

  • Nominations open for industry image award

    August 8, 2014 9:36AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – It’s time to reward those who put the industry in good light. The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is looking for nominations for the 8th annual Mike Russell Trucking Industry Image Award. The honour, which is sponsored by

  • US driver turnover rates remain steady

    July 9, 2014 2:24PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – US drivers working for LTLs tend to stay put and not jump from employer to employer. According to figures released by the American Trucking Association (ATA) the turnover rate for the entire industry was up one percentage