Tag Archives: ATA

Quinton Ward of Werner Enterprises Awarded Kenworth T680 Advantage as Top Military Veteran Rookie Driver

As part of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes Program, a former U.S. Army mechanic, instructor and career counselor was selected as the “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” top military veteran rookie driver during a ceremony today at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation in Washington, D.C. Winning driver Quinton Ward of Werner […]

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Mack Trucks Donates Mack Anthem™ Model to Share the Road Highway Safety Program

In addition to extending its sponsorship of the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Share the Road highway safety program, Mack Trucks announced today that it will donate a 2018 Mack Anthem™ 70-inch Stand Up Sleeper model to the effort. Mack made the announcement during a key handover ceremony at ATA’s Management Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, […]

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Volvo Trucks Continues America’s Road Team Sponsorship in 2017

Volvo Trucks announced that it will again serve as the exclusive sponsor of the America’s Road Team public outreach program in 2017. Gӧran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North America, made the announcement today at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada. “The America’s Road Team program continues to […]

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Kenworth Introduces T880 40-Inch Sleeper for Vocational Customers

Kenworth announced the introduction of a new 40-inch sleeper for the Kenworth T880 at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference and Exhibition. *Kenworth T880 40-inch Sleeper (Miller Industries)* Kenworth’s 40-inch sleeper is designed for vocational applications that use straight trucks, such as petroleum haulers or the tow industry, and for tractors hauling flatbeds, lowboys […]

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Mack Trucks will continue to sponsor the Share the Road highway safety education program in 2014.

Mack Continues Support of Highway Safety Through Share the Road Sponsorship

Mack Trucks announced at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition that it would again sponsor the Share the Road program in 2014, marking 12 years of continuous support. “In the design of our trucks, Mack is focused on safety because our customers count on us for a safe, productive work day,” said […]

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Freight Projected to Stay in the Slow Lane

A reflection of continued sluggish economic activity in the U.S., truck, tonnage numbers tracked by the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) trade group continued to lose steam in August; ATA’s for-hire truck tonnage index contracted 0.9% in August after increasing 0.4% in July, and while the sequential drop in August did not completely erase the combined […]

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ATA Recognizes Truck Drivers with Week of Appreciation

American Trucking Associations is taking this week, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, to honor the 3.1 million professional truck drivers that deliver America’s freight safely and securely every day. “Our nation’s highways are the safest they have ever been and our grocery shelves are stocked. We as a nation, owe a great deal to the […]

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Natural Gas in Trucking Summit Registration Now Open

Registration for the Natural Gas in Trucking summit is now open to the public, according to the American Trucking Assns. president & CEO Bill Graves. This event will be a “watershed moment for the trucking industry as more and more fleets look to America’s most abundant and environmentally friendly transportation fuel to move the nation’s goods,” Graves said. The […]

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National Truck Driving Championships Next Week in Minneapolis

More than 400 top professional truck drivers from across the United States will be heading for Minneapolis, MN, next week for the 2012 National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships, to be held Aug. 7-11 in the Minneapolis Convention Center. The National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) is a competition of professional truck […]

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