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Arkansas Trucking Association accepting applications for Technician Scholarship

For the sixth year, the Arkansas Trucking Association plans to award scholarships of up to $7,500 to students interested in pursuing careers as medium and heavy duty truck technicians. Scholarship applications are being accepted now through March 31, 2023, and are available at

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ATA Opposes Issues 1, 2 and 4

Arkansans will have the opportunity to vote on four amendments to the state constitution as part of the upcoming General Election on November 8. (Early voting begins October 24.) The Board of Directors of the Arkansas Trucking Association met on October 6 and adopted formal positions AGAINST Issues 1, 2 and 4. 

 For the past 90 years, we have served as the voice of trucking, promoting the vitality of this industry on which nearly 87 percent of Arkansas communities rely to move their goods, and which employs one in ten Arkansans. At the core of our mission is to help our member companies grow their businesses and profits. It is our belief that Issues 1, 2 and 4 threaten the political climate, business environment and equitable economic growth of yours and other businesses in the state. 

 We encourage you to review the information below and vote AGAINST Issues 1, 2 and 4.

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Inflation highest since 1981

The consumer price index rose 8.6% in May from a year ago, the highest increase since December 1981. Surging food, gas and energy prices all contributed to the gain, with fuel oil up 106.7% over the past year.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that energy prices broadly rose 3.9% from a month ago, bringing the annual gain to 34.6%; shelter costs rose 0.6% for the month, the fastest one-month gain since March 2004; and finally, food costs climbed another 1.2% in May, bringing the year-over-year gain to 10.1%.

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Contact Us

Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
1401 West Capitol Ave.
Suite 185
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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