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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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09Jun 20
FMCSA EMERGENCY DECLARATION EXTENDED TO JULY 14

FMCSA EMERGENCY DECLARATION EXTENDED TO JULY 14

Extension and Modification of Expanded Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 Under 49 CFR § 390.25 Extension and Modification of Emergency Declaration 2020-002 - 06-04-2020 .pdf Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration June…

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28May 20
Webinar Replay: COVID 19 Workplace Testing

Webinar Replay: COVID 19 Workplace Testing

https://youtu.be/cGTNwKrCkUA As businesses begin to reopen, employees will need to feel you are doing everything possible to make the workplace physically safe for them. Not only do they expect it,…

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18Mar 20
Keep Calm And Keep On Trucking

Keep Calm and Keep on Trucking

By Chris Spear President & CEO American Trucking Associations March 18, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic invokes fear. That’s understandable. We’re confronted with a novel virus that represents a serious threat…

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31Jan 20

2020 ATA Clay Shoot Results

Thank you to everyone who came out to the 2020 ATA Clay Shoot at Ben Avery Clay Target Center. We have posted photos of the event on our Facebook page,…

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05Nov 19

ATA Announces 2018 Safety Award Winners

CONGRATULATIONS ATA 2018 SAFETY AWARD WINNERS! The Arizona Trucking Association (ATA) and the Arizona Transportation Education Foundation (ATEF) have announced winners of the industry’s fleet safety and individual achievement awards.…

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13Aug 19
ATRI: Trucking Industry Asked To Rank Top Concerns

ATRI: Trucking Industry Asked to Rank Top Concerns

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA - The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, today launched the 2019 Top Industry Issues Survey. The annual survey asks trucking industry stakeholders to…

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