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2014-04-14 12:21:09

ARLINGTON, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced it is endorsing Vigillo's Athena big data business intelligence platform as part of its ATA Featured Product program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA has had a long and fruitful relationship with Vigillo, including its CSA Scorecard in our Featured Product program," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves, "and as data and analytics become more and more...

2014-04-07 12:22:57

ARLINGTON, Va., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations is urging motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zone areas. With National Work Zone Awareness Week 2014 marking the 15th anniversary of this life-saving safety campaign, elite drivers with millions of accident-free miles are educating the public on how to stay safe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO National Work Zone Awareness Week 2014 runs from...

2014-04-04 12:20:15

ARLINGTON, Va., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced it was welcoming Rand McNally as the latest ATA Featured Product partner. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Now more than ever, the trucking industry depends on accurate information about the location of goods and status of drivers," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "Rand McNally's commitment to our industry is strong and we're pleased to welcome them...

2014-04-03 12:21:10

ARLINGTON, Va., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations is pleased to welcome Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam) as the newest sponsor of ATA's show trucks: Interstate One and the Share the Road. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Both Interstate One and the Share the Road trucks are driven by an elite group of professional drivers with millions of miles of accident-free driving, and now as part of this sponsorship agreement...

2014-04-02 16:20:20

ARLINGTON, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, William Downey, executive vice president for corporate affairs and chief security officer at The Kenan Advantage Group, said before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that several statutory changes are necessary in order to improve the safety and security of hazardous materials shipments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Today, I want to propose four common sense solutions that...

2014-03-26 16:20:33

"Trucking Moves America Forward" Enhances Industry Image, Public Perception LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The trucking industry announced today the launch of its industry-wide image and education campaign "Trucking Moves America Forward" at the Mid-America Trucking Show with support from a diverse group of industry influencers including leading executives, professional truck drivers and technicians. "Trucking Moves America Forward" is an industry-wide...

2014-03-26 16:20:12

ARLINGTON, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations and HELP Inc. announced they were renewing their Featured Product partnership for 2014 with HELP's PrePass weigh station electronic screening and preclearance service. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "In our increasingly electronically connected world, now more than ever fleets are looking to automate and streamline as many processes as they can," said ATA President...

2014-03-18 12:21:28

ARLINGTON, Va., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.8% in February, after plunging 4.5% the previous month. January's drop was slightly more than the 4.3% reported on February 19, 2014. In February, the index equaled 127.6 (2000=100) versus 124.1 in January. The all-time high was in November 2013 (131.0). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Compared with...

2014-03-14 12:22:12

ARLINGTON, Va., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The turnover rate at large truckload carriers fell six percentage points to 91% in the fourth quarter of 2013, but held above 90% for the eighth consecutive quarter. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO The decline was the second straight for the measure of churn in the driver pool, however ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello said it continues to be elevated. "We saw turnover at fleets with at least $30 million...

2014-03-13 16:21:52

ARLINGTON, Va., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations officials said they welcomed the proposal by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to mandate the use of electronic logging devices in commercial trucks as a potential improvement for highway safety. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA supports FMCSA's efforts to mandate these devices in commercial vehicles as a way to improve safety and compliance in the...