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2014-09-22 08:21:23

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, 134 truck technicians began their quest to be named Grand Champion at the 10th annual TMCSuperTech, held here at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO The National Technician Skills Competition is being held this week in conjunction with American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council 2014 Fall Meeting. "We started TMCSuperTech 10 years...

2014-09-16 12:21:21

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, American Trucking Associations' America's Road Team and Share the Road professional drivers will be participating in AAA Mid-Atlantic's IDrive program to educate young drivers on the importance of highway safety, particular around trucks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Safety is the trucking industry's most important value," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "We're always happy for events like...

2014-09-15 12:21:16

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations is taking this week, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, to honor the 3.2 million professional truck drivers that deliver America's freight safely and securely, every day. "I just wanted to take a moment to say 'Thank you to the 3.2 million professionals, men and women, who safely move products for this country and provide for the quality of life that Americans have come to appreciate," ATA...

2014-09-12 12:20:34

- Celebration coincides with American Trucking Associations' 'Trucking Moves America Forward' campaign FORT SMITH, Ark., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight(SM), an ArcBest company, is celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 14-20, 2014, with a system-wide campaign honoring both The Skill & The Will(SM) demonstrated by its employees and the fundamental role of transportation industry employees in building and sustaining economic growth. "This...

2014-09-08 16:20:32

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Later this month, 134 technicians from around the country will gather at the Walt Disney Swan & Dolphin Resort to take part in the 10th annual American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council TMCSuperTech National Technician Skills Competition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO The competition will be held September 22-24 in conjunction with TMC's annual fall meeting. "Technicians...

2014-09-08 12:21:20

Trucking industry vital in keeping the Canadian economy rolling. OTTAWA, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - On the occasion of National Trucking Week 2014, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today issued the following statement: "I am proud to support National Trucking Week 2014 and extend my appreciation to the hardworking members of this valuable industry - one that plays a vital role in our national economy and our trading relationship with the U.S. The trucking industry...

2014-08-27 12:20:58

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations is urging the 29.7 million motorists that are expected to travel on the highways this Labor Day weekend to follow the safety tips from the America's Road Team Captains, a team of professional truck drivers with millions of accident-free miles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO As motorists prepare for their last summer getaway, these safe professional drivers are offering advice on...

2014-08-26 08:22:05

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, American Trucking Associations-led coalition of transportation trade groups urged that the scores produced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability fleet monitoring system be removed from the agency's website, citing recent government research that found the scores unreliable....

2014-08-19 12:21:43

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 1.3% in July, following a decrease of 0.8% the previous month. In July, the index equaled 130.2 (2000=100) versus 128.6 in June. The index is off just 0.6% from the all-time high in November 2013 (131.0). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Compared with July 2013, the SA index increased 3.6%, up from June's 2.3%...

2014-08-17 00:20:15

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Jeffrey Langenhahn, a Con-way Freight professional truck driver based in Plover, Wisc., was named the 2014 Bendix Grand Champion at the 77th annual National Truck Driving Championships. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90962 "The National Truck Driving Championships competitors are the best of the best - the safest, most skilled and most knowledgeable among professional drivers," said ATA President and CEO Bill...


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