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ATA’s Statement Opposing FMCSA’s Move to Create Patchwork of Meal and Rest Break Rules
Aug 11, 2023 | Press Release
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it would consider petitions for waivers from the agency’s 2018 determination that California meal and rest break rules were preempted…
No Matter the Field, ATA Plays to Win
Jul 11, 2023 | Blog Post
Abusive lawsuits. Targeted truck-tolling. The monopolization of intermodal chassis. What do these schemes have in common? All of them have suffered major defeats at the hands of the ATA.
ATA Applauds Lawsuit Abuse Reform in Florida
Mar 24, 2023 | Press Release
The new law increases transparency in civil proceedings by curtailing the ability of plaintiffs’ attorneys to introduce fictitious and inflated medical bills at trial.
ATA Appeals Vaccine-Or-Test Mandate to U.S Supreme Court
Dec 20, 2021 | Press Release
Leading U.S. trucking organization says it will fight the policy until it’s defeated Arlington, Virginia – American Trucking Associations has taken its legal challenge to the Biden…
ATA Promotes Richard Pianka to General Counsel and Executive Vice President
Dec 15, 2021 | Press Release
American Trucking Associations announced Richard Pianka will become the federation’s new general counsel and executive vice president for legal affairs.
Trucking Cheers Bipartisan Bill to Curb Lawsuit Abuse
Dec 09, 2021 | Press Release
Among other things, the bill would protect trucking companies from the financial burdens of defending against or settling fraudulent insurance claims resulting from staged collisions.
Trucking Applauds Texas Legislature for Tackling Lawsuit Abuse
Apr 30, 2021 | Press Release
Texas joins a growing number of states committed to stopping rampant lawsuit abuse by enacting measured, targeted and prudent reforms that restore balance and fairness to the civil justice system.
Trucking Industry Applauds Additional Reforms to Curb Lawsuit Abuse in West Virginia
Apr 09, 2021 | Press Release
The trucking industry is applauding the West Virginia Legislature for passing another piece of legislation to curb lawsuit abuse and restore balance and fairness to the civil justice system. This…
Major Trade Associations Announce New Legislative Partnership to Stop Towing & Staged Accident Fraud
Apr 05, 2021 | Press Release
Today the American Trucking Association (ATA), American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA), and the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud pledged to leverage the power of their combined…
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