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America's trucking industry is the lifeblood of the U.S. economy. In fact, nearly every good consumed in the U.S. is put on a truck at some point. As a result, the trucking industry hauled 72.5% of all freight transported in the United States in 2019, equating to 11.84 billion tons. The trucking industry was a $791.7 billion industry in that same year, representing 80.4% of the nation’s freight bill. Learn more here.
ATA Welcomes Department of Labor Opinion on Independent Contractor Safety Requirements
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 7.4% in December
ATA Pleased by Ninth Circuit Ruling Upholding Meal and Rest Break Preemption
ATA’s Hall Named Vice Chair of Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee
ATA Congratulates Marty Walsh on Nomination to be Labor Secretary
ATA Statement on Resignation of Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao
ATA Statement on Violence at the Capitol
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 3.7% in November
ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council to Sponsor eSMARTT Research Project
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