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Truck Driver Pay Rising

ATA surveys shows truck driver pay rising. Every data point was higher in the first survey of driver pay conducted by the research arm of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) since before the pandemic.

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Freight Shipments Climbing

Freight shipments climbing with a sequential uptick in trucking shipments during the 2Q. Freight payments data released in late July showed a sequential uptick in trucking shipments during the second quarter, reversing the declining trend…

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ATA Hails Committee Passage of Bill

ATA hails committee passage of bill to boost truck parking availability and CEO Chris Spear praised congressional leaders for advancing the Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act – which would authorize $755 million over the next four…

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Registration Open for 2022 ATA MCE

Registration Open for 2022 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego, Calif., October 22-25. This year’s event, themed Investing in Our Future will take place October 22-25 at the San Diego Convention Center and…

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Truck Tonnage Index Increased in June

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased in June 2022. American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.7% in June after rising 0.3% in May. In June, the index equaled 120.1 (2015=100) versus 116.9 in May.

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White House Aims To Shore Up Trucking

The White House unveiled a sweeping initiative aimed at shoring up the ranks of the nation’s truck drivers that could potentially lead to boosting driver pay. The Biden-Harris Administration Trucking Action Plan is being launched…

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Driver Shortage Sets New Record

The trucking industry is short 80,000 drivers, a record high, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). That’s a 30-percent increase from before the pandemic, when the industry already faced a labor shortage of 61,500…

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