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Special Coverage, Business

2016 Management Conference & Exhibition Live Blog

The 2016 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition will be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Oct. 1-4. Make this your one-stop shop for live updates, photos, video, social media and more from the event.

Transport Topics
September 20, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Spear to Lead First MCE as ATA President, Will Outline Vision for Federation's Future

John Sommers II for TT

Trucking leaders are gathering in a familiar city for American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition, but the annual meeting will have a new feel as the federation moves forward under new leadership.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 15, 2016
Business

Video: LiveOnWeb on Trucking's Future Leaders

Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

Meet four young guns with the makeup to be among the future leaders of the trucking industry. Watch entire #LiveOnWeb program, or shorter individual interviews.

Transport Topics
October 30, 2015
Business

ATA Urges OEMs to Adopt Automatic Braking Systems

John Sommers II for TT

PHILADELPHIA — American Trucking Associations’ board of directors agreed to urge the nation’s truck and car manufacturers to equip all new vehicles with automatic emergency braking systems, or AEB.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
October 26, 2015
Business

ATA Eyes Legislative Victories

John Sommers II for TT

PHILADELPHIA — Trucking leaders attending American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference & Exhibition gained a renewed sense of hope that legislative victories were on the horizon, including a new federal highway bill.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
October 26, 2015

FMCSA’s Darling Calls 2016 ‘the Year of Partnerships’ With Industry

PHILADELPHIA — Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Acting Administrator Scott Darling declared 2016 “the year of partnerships” between his agency and motor-carrier stakeholders such as ATA.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
October 26, 2015
Business

Technology Advancement Can Boost Safety, Enhance Driver Recruitment, Panelists Say

John Sommers II for TT

PHILADELPHIA — The rapidly evolving vehicle technology landscape has led to improvements in truck safety and is helping to attract younger drivers to the industry, executives speaking at a panel hosted by Transport Topics said here Oct. 20.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 26, 2015
Business

EPA Touts Science, Data Gathering as Basis for Phase 2 Rule on GHG

John Sommers II for TT

PHILADELPHIA — Chris Grundler, the Environmental Protection Agency official behind the Phase 2 greenhouse-gas proposal, is passionate about reducing vehicle emissions but quick to point out his commitment to data, evidence and engineering as the foundation for writing regulations.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 26, 2015
Business

Osiecki Expects CSA Reform if Highway Bill Is Passed

John Sommers II for TT

PHILADELPHIA — Dave Osiecki, American Trucking Associations’ chief of national advocacy, is optimistic that regulations the industry has criticized over the years would be reformed if Congress advances key bills this year.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 26, 2015
Business

Trucking Benefiting From Economic Growth; Analysts Say US in World’s Strongest Position

John Sommers II for TT

PHILADELPHIA — Its sluggishness aside, the U.S. economy is now, and will remain well into 2016, the world’s strongest producer and trucking will benefit from that, two economists said as part of their forecasts here.    

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 26, 2015

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