411 on FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearing House

FMCSA has created a learning center for all things related to the 2020 Drug & Alcohol Clearing House.  MAIN LEARNING CENTER: https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/Learn FACTSHEET: https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/Resource/Index/Portal-Factsheet REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/Resource/Index/Registration-Employer-Instructions ZIP FOLDER OF PRINT MATERIALS: https://aktrucks.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/fmcsa-clearing-house.zip  

ATA Daily Digest 11.01.19

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 […]

Delivering Hope

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 […]

ATA Daily Digest: 10.30.19

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 […]

ATA Daily Digest: 10.29.19

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 […]

ATA 2020 Driver Compensation Study

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

SmartWay Affiliate Program

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 […]