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Senate Advances Fiscal 2020 Transportation Funding Measure The Senate on Oct. 31 voted 84-9 to advance legislation that would fund federal transportation programs through fiscal 2020. The bill would provide $74.3 billion for programs across the federal transportation system, as well as provide for housing assistance and community development. The legislation would specifically provide $1 […]
ATA would like to highlight an amazing fundraiser for childhood cancer awareness that will involve a person RUNNING the Dalton Highway in November for 9 days! Kevin Kline is so passionate about fighting childhood cancer that he is going to run the Dalton Highway in November to raise awareness and funding for research. Kevin hopes […]
NTSB Distracted Driving Roundtable Seeks Roadway Safety Improvements Distracted driving is “truly one of the most significant issues in transportation across our nation,” noted Patrick McKenna (seen above at left), director of the Missouri Department of Transportation and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials 2019-2020 president, in remarks during a one-day roundtable […]
HHS Establishes Guidelines for Oral-Fluid Specimen Drug Testing The Department of Health and Human Services has established scientific and technical guidelines for the inclusion of oral fluid specimens for use in the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs. Driver Detention Time Creeps Upward Back in 2018, when freight hauling capacity became perhaps as […]
AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATIONS’ 2020 DRIVER COMPENSATION SURVEY : ATA Invites Fleets to Participate All for-hire and private motor carriers are invited to take part in ATA’s 2020 Driver Compensation Study, which aims to provide carriers with more accurate information on one of the trucking industry’s largest expenses—driver pay. VIEW FLYER
Hello Members, Here is information on how to participate in the SmartWay Affiliate program and the benefits of of participation: SmartWay Transport Partnership program is EPA’s global sustainability initiative and there is no cost to participate. Associations communicate their organization’s commitment to cleaner transportation by using the SmartWay brand that is recognized worldwide. State Trucking Associations […]
Registration is open for the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse. To access the Clearinghouse once it is operational, authorized users will be required to request access from FMCSA by registering for the Clearinghouse. Registering this fall is the first step in ensuring you will be ready when the Clearinghouse is operational on January 6, 2020. Learn more […]
Enjoy the October 16th, 2019 ATA Daily Digest here.
The Alaska Railroad crossing at C Street & Whitney Road & C Street will be single lane only from 1:00PM to 3:00PM today to allow for painting to be completed. Flaggers are to be on sight to assist vehicles through the crossing during this time period.