News and Press

Below is the latest trucking industry news and press.

Latest News and Press

26May 17

SC Enacts Highway Funding Bill

By Bob Pitcher American Trucking Associations On May 9, 2017, South Carolina’s legislature easily overrode a veto by Governor McMaster to enact H.3516, which increases the state’s highway funding significantly. …

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16May 17

HDT: Six Steps to Thwart Cargo Theft

Late on a Saturday night in March 2010, as a powerful Nor’easter lashed the Northeast with high winds and heavy rain, a trailer was backed up to an out-of-the-way warehouse…

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15May 17

IRS Announces HSA/HDHP Limits for 2018

The IRS has released the inflation-adjusted limits for HSAs and HDHPs for 2018. These limits include: (1) the maximum HSA contribution limit; (2) the minimum deductible amount for HDHPs; and…

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09May 17
Three More States Raise Fuel Taxes

Three More States Raise Fuel Taxes

By Robert C. Pitcher American Trucking Associations When California raised its fuel taxes by legislation last month, it was the only state to have done so this year.  No longer:…

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29Mar 17

2017 6th Annual SuperTech Competition Information

When:    Saturday, June 24, 2017 Where:  Universal Technical Institute, Avondale Campus Arizona State 6th Annual SuperTech Competition registration is now open. Click here for registration application Click here for 2017…

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23Mar 17

Trucking Goes to the White House

Trucking was front and center at the White House today! Members of the American Trucking Associations, including ATA President & CEO Chris Spear, along with TMAF Co-chair Kevin Burch and…

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23Feb 17

“Regulation Rollback” from Industrial Commission

FROM:            ICA Director James Ashley TO:                 REGULATED COMMUNITY & STAKEHOLDERS Dear Stakeholder, “Regulation Rollback” is a strategic step in our state’s ongoing work to make Arizona the best state in…

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21Feb 17

ATA Legislative Update 2/21/2017

Last week marked a milestone at the Arizona Capitol known as crossover week, as it was the last week bills could be heard in their “house of origin” committee[s]. Except…

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