I started seeing the bigger picture of what was happening here. In Tallahassee, our voice needed to be heard as far as trucking and business in general. I could see what effect the association was having on laws, whether that be Worker’s Comp or the tag issue. At one point back in 2009, they were going to raise tag fees by 100 percent. The Florida Trucking Association was one of the voices that got it reduced to 35 percent. It saved me a lot of money, but also every citizen on their tags and registration fees.
Important Announcement to Members So how and why is FTA booking the Sawgrass Marriott for October…and for only $119? We are dramatically expanding our last big gathering of 2014. The…read more →
A dash-cam video that surfaced this week of a trucker's reaction after witnessing a fiery crash paints a portrait of truckers that's good for the industry. In this video (which…read more →
Next week, we're headed to Pittsburgh to volunteer at the American Trucking Associations' National Truck Driving Championships, (NTDC) and to support the nine state champions who advanced on to the…read more →
Guess what….it’s T-O-M-O-R-R-O-W! The many initiatives we announced at last week's FTA Annual Conference are going to be a way of life as we continue to build momentum every day. …read more →
The head of the FMCSA, Anne Ferro, is leaving DOT, according to a letter to department staff from Secretary Anthony Foxx. Foxx offered an effusive departure announcement for Ferro, who…read more →
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