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take your kids to work today

This November Trucking HR Canada is calling on all fleets to introduce the pint-sized members of their families to the trucking industry.

The organization is working with The Learning Partnership, a group devoted to advancing publicly funded education, and encouraging more fleets to participate in national Take Our Kids to Work Day, November 1.

Read more: Take Your Kids to Work Day: A Lesson in Trucking

FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

American Trucking Associations' Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference, along with the American Frozen Food Institute, launched a new online self-assessment tool to help motor carriers evaluate their processes and procedures for complying with the Food Safety Modernization Act.

"The changing regulatory environment can be a challenge for motor carriers," said AFTC Executive Director Jon Samson. "This tool can help fleets ensure they are complying with these rules related to the transportation of food."

Read more: Test Food Safety Compliance with New Tool

By Greg Jones, Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP

Prior to 2013, an annoying problem haunted the Arkansas trucking industry. While many motor carriers hired independent contractors (ICs) to haul their loads, many of those ICs carried no workers’ compensation insurance. That worked fine … until the ICs (or the IC’s drivers) suffered serious work-related injuries. With no apparent workers’ compensation coverage, where could the injured drivers turn?

Read more: ACT 1166: Four Years In

Contact Us

Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
1401 West Capitol Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 372-3462 | Phone
(501) 376-1810 | Fax

Our Mission

  • PROTECT the collective interests of trucking companies in the political and regulatory arenas.
  • PROMOTE the dynamics of trucking so that people have a better understanding of the link between America's primary freight delivery system and the standard of living they enjoy.
  • SERVE our members to help them to grow their business and their profits
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