Monthly Archives: November 2014

Professional Drivers Urge Motorists Not to Drive Like Turkeys

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Trucking Associations is asking the estimated 46.3 million motorists that are expected to take to the highways this Thanksgiving to drive safely and follow several simple tips in order to keep this a safe and joyous holiday season.

ATRI Seeks Input On Driver Assistive Truck Platooning

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In coordination with two different US DOT-sponsored research teams, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) is launching a new data collection effort that seeks more detailed information on the likely costs and benefits associated with Truck Platooning. The survey seeks both truck driver and motor carrier input on […]

Trucking Industry Welcomes Veterans

“Serving in our nation’s armed forces is one of the highest callings an American can have,” said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. “Today, we thank all of them for their sacrifices.” Graves also pointed to recent ATA-supported changes that have made it easier for returning vets to smoothly transition into civilian jobs as truck […]