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14Apr 21
CDLs May Now Be Renewed Online

CDLs may now be renewed online

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the Arizona Trucking Association (ATA) has been working with the Arizona Department of Transportation make life easier for drivers to renew their CDLs. ATA fought…

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12Mar 21
UPS Arizona Circle Of Honor Drivers

UPS Arizona Circle of Honor drivers

Tips from the pros With more than 83 years of safe driving under their belts, these women have a unique perspective on avoiding at-risk behaviors and what the everyday nonprofessional…

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20Feb 21
Subject: Regional Emergency Declaration

Subject: Regional Emergency Declaration

ATA Members: Below, please find a memo from the Department of Public Safety regarding the FMCSA's Regional Emergency Declarations providing relief to those affected by the recent severe winter storms.In…

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18Feb 21
Arizona’s 2021 TDC Canceled

Arizona’s 2021 TDC Canceled

Dear Arizona Trucking Association Members: I am writing to let you know that the Arizona Trucking Association Truck Driving Championship, which was scheduled for April 17, 2021, has been canceled.…

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08Jan 21

In memory of Tom Morgan, Sr.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tom Morgan, Sr. who passed away on December 18, 2020. ATA's thoughts and prayers are with Tom's family and…

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02Dec 20
Expansion And Extension Of The Modified Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 Under 49 CFR § 390.25

Expansion and Extension of the Modified Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 Under 49 CFR § 390.25

Yesterday, FMCSA announced that they have expanded and extended the Emergency Declaration that was set to expire on December 31st. This extension includes the same regulatory relief for motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance in support of relief efforts related to COVID-19, as included in the September 11th modified and extended declaration. The primary change with this current declaration is the inclusion of vaccine transportation.
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