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Trump’s $1T Infrastructure Plan Still ‘Up in the Air’

Over 10 years, President Trump has promised to generate $1 trillion in infrastructure spending, and with two of his other top campaign pledges in trouble, infrastructure appeared to be an area ripe for bipartisan compromise, so we thought!

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According to American Trucking Associations quarterly report, the turnover rate at truckload carriers surged in the second quarter of 2017 possibly reflecting a tightening market for drivers. (October 24, 2017)

Both freight spend and shipment levels for the third quarter showed both quarterly and annual gains, according to data issued in the U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index, a new report form Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank. (October 19, 2017)

Over the past 16 months, the subject of high—some may even refer to them as “bloated” inventory levels has been a major theme within freight transportation circles. (May 02, 2017)

Over 10 years, President Trump has promised to generate $1 trillion in infrastructure spending, and with two of his other top campaign pledges in trouble, infrastructure appeared to be an area ripe for bipartisan compromise, so we thought! (April 12, 2017)

On March 23, 2017, representatives of the American Trucking Associations and America's Road Team visited the White House to talk to President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and their staffs about health care, regulations, infrastructure and other important issues. (March 25, 2017)

In 2015, American Trucking Associations estimated that for-hire trucking companies had nearly 50,000 fewer drivers than they needed, the shortage was less severe in 2016, but the trade group expects it to worsen in coming years reported the Wall Street Journal. (March 08, 2017)

Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in January at 138.8 (2000=100) was up 2.9 percent compared to December and up 2.6 percent annually. The annual gain was ahead of a 0.2 percent annual December decline, and the January SA was down 8.9 percent compared to February 2016’s all-time high of 142.7. (February 23, 2017)

American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear praised the inclusion of a permanent hours-of-service restart fix in Congress’ bipartisan Continuing Resolution regarding budget funding in a House Appropriations Committee action to keep the federal government funded through April 17, 2017. (December 08, 2016)

Donald J. Trump’s stunning game-changing upset to become President-elect of the United States, has left transport leaders scratching their heads and wondering what, precisely, will a Trump presidency look like. (November 10, 2016)

According to the latest American Trucking Associations report, total truck volumes will grow, even as pipelines gain market share. (October 12, 2016)

American Trucking Associations has kicked off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 11-17, to celebrate the trucking industry's 3.5 million professional truck drivers who safely move the nation's most essential products. (September 13, 2016)

A plan jointly released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration would put a cap of anywhere from 60 to 68 miles per hour on vehicles over 26,000 pounds. (August 29, 2016)

Once again, the numbers in the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) annual American Trucking Trends publication continue to show strength, even at a time like the present, when strength could in some ways be viewed in short supply, given the myriad challenges the sector finds itself up against. (August 05, 2016)

Company receives highest honor for safest fleet in America in the 25-100 Million Miles Category. (December 01, 2015)

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.9% in October, following a decrease of 0.7% during September. (November 25, 2015)










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