ATA’s Spear Highlights Young Trucker Program at House Hearing
WASHINGTON — Enhancing recruitment and retention efforts across the trucking industry will benefit the connectivity of the country’s supply chain, American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear told a U.S. House panel March 28.March 28, 2023
ATA’s Spear Highlights New FHWA Memo, Emissions
ORLANDO, Fla. — American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear touted new federal policy guidance for how states might allocate infrastructure funding during a Feb. 27 address at the Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition.February 28, 2023
ATA President Chris Spear Presses House Panel on IIJA Oversight, Freight Workforce
WASHINGTON — Advancing supply chain connectivity programs and promoting the freight workforce are priorities American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear called on Congress to pursue over the next two years.February 1, 2023
ATA’s Chris Spear Optimistic About Trucking Economy, R.I. Tolling Verdict
American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear said the trucking industry continues to show resilience despite challenges in the U.S. economy, marked by two straight quarters of negative gross domestic product and interest rate hikes by the U.S. Federal Reserve that aim to slow decades-high rates of inflation.August 4, 2022
How ATA Stopped the Vaccine Mandate
Join TT’s Dan Ronan as he interviews ATA President Chris Spear and gets a behind-the-scenes look at how ATA took the industry’s case against the vaccine-or-test mandate all the way to the Supreme Court – and won.February 11, 2022
ATA Presses Congress on Workforce Development Amid Supply Chain Woes
Policies aimed at boosting the trucking industry’s workforce would play a major role in addressing supply chain woes around the country, the leader of American Trucking Associations told the U.S. House of Representatives’ transportation panel Nov. 17.November 17, 2021
Investing in the Nation's Highways
On August 10, the Senate passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and it now moves to the House for consideration. The passage of the bill would mean new funding for surface transportation programs, including the greatest investment in the nation's bridges since the formation of the Interstate Highway System.August 24, 2021
ATA Extends Contract for President, CEO Chris Spear
American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear has signed a contract that extends his leadership of the organization for five more years, ATA announced.
Trucking Industry's Great Work in 2020 Will Pay Dividends in 2021, ATA’s Spear Says
The trucking industry’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a boost in public perception that will endure for years to come, American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear told Transport Topics.
ATA’s Chris Spear Commends Truckers, Discusses Pressing Issues During Virtual Address
American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear praised the industry’s ability to rise to the occasion at the virtual Management Conference & Exhibition.