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Chris Spear

  • ATA aiming for inclusiveness in mid-year meeting rebranding

    March 20, 2018 4:39PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Changes are coming to the American Trucking Associations (ATA) mid-year meeting. In an effort to be more inclusive, the organization is re-branding the May Leadership Meeting as the Mid-Year Management Session, aiming to show value to a

  • ATA calling for improved infrastructure funding

    February 23, 2018 11:50AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is pulling out all the stops in an effort to get the government to invest in upgraded infrastructure in the United States. The association launched Road to a Better Future, a website

  • Martinez confirmed as FMCSA head

    February 14, 2018 6:23PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, VA – Ray Martinez has been confirmed as the new head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in the United States. President and CEO of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Chris Spear congratulated Martinez and says the

  • White House Infrastructure plan falls short: ATA

    February 13, 2018 10:35AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, VA – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) says the new infrastructure plan from the White House falls short on what’s needed to repair roadways, and is calling for more funding. President Trump kicked off infrastructure week in the nation’s

  • ATA president says Trump administration will empower trucking industry

    February 27, 2017 11:18PM by Derek Clouthier

    Spear, Graham and Carroll focus on the future during opening of Omnitracs Outlook 2017

  • Who needs a driver?

    October 6, 2016 11:06PM by Derek Clouthier

    ATA stresses importance of dialogue in advance of looming autonomous technology

  • ATA names Duckworth new CFO

    September 12, 2016 4:18PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has named Rusty Duckworth as its new chief financial officer. ATA president and CEO Chris Spear made the announcement Sept. 12, with Spear saying part of their mission is to return value

  • ATA names Graves’ successor

    July 1, 2016 1:46PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) will bring back a former association executive to replace outgoing president and CEO Bill Graves. Chris Spear, who was previously ATA senior vice-president of legislative affairs and currently vice-president of government affairs