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Government

ATA Applauds Senators’ Call for Hair-Test Drug Screening

The top executive at American Trucking Associations praised the chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee and his colleagues for calling on the Department of Health and Human Services to expedite standards for hair-test drug screening.

Transport Topics
May 24, 2017
Business

Chris Spear Says State of Trucking Strong, but Victories Needed in Washington

John Sommers II for TT

LAS VEGAS — In his first State of the Industry address, American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear said trucking is strong, but he acknowledged its future is uncertain without industry leadership, unity and an “aggressive pursuit” of winning results.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 10, 2016
Business

ATA Plots Future Course

John Sommers II for TT

LAS VEGAS — The more than 2,500 attendees of this year’s Management Conference & Exhibition arrived here with the expectation of gaining insight on how American Trucking Associations’ new leadership team will set the industry’s course.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
October 10, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Spear: Industry Is Strong, But Unity Is Imperative

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LAS VEGAS — In his first state of the industry address to American Trucking Associations membership, ATA President Chris Spear said trucking’s state is strong, but its future is uncertain without leadership, unity and "an aggressive pursuit of results."

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 6, 2016
Business

ATA President Spear: 'We Need to Get in the Game' With Legislative Efforts

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

INDIANAPOLIS — In his first public speech to members, American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear pledged to primarily take on issues that the trucking industry can win in Congress.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
August 12, 2016
Business

Spear Picks Four Exec. VPs for ATA Leadership Team

American Trucking Associations

New American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear named the first four members of his leadership team July 21, including veteran ATA employee Elisabeth Barna as chief operating officer.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
July 25, 2016