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G.E. 'Butch' Rice Elected Chairman of Arkansas Trucking Association

by Marty Cook 4/30/2015 1:57 pm

G.E. “Butch” Rice III was elected chairman of the board of directors of the Arkansas Trucking Association on Thursday at the organization’s conference.

Hotfoot Makes Legal Stand for Unpaid Bill

by Marty Cook 3/30/2015 12:00 am

After a seven-year legal battle, David Lasater of Hotfoot Logistics accomplished what he set out to do, and perhaps made it easier for the next Arkansas trucking company to collect from out-of-state creditors. All because of an unpaid $5,700 trucking bill.

Truckers Seek Higher Fuel Tax

by Marty Cook 2/2/2015 12:00 am

On Jan. 26, a coalition of AAA, the American Trucking Associations and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce sent a letter urging members of the 114th Congress to raise the federal fuel tax rate. Currently, and since 1993, the rate has been 18.4 cents a gallon for gas and 24.4 cents a gallon for diesel.

Best Quotes of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2014 11:15 am

They said it: The best quotes of the year.

Shannon Newton on The Public's 'Blind Spot' Toward Trucking

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/18/2014 12:00 am

Shannon Newton was named president of the Arkansas Trucking Association on June 11 to replace Lane Kidd, who stepped down after 22 years.

Shannon Newton Takes Driver's Seat at Arkansas Trucking Association

by Marty Cook 7/7/2014 12:00 am

Shannon Newton, 35, was named president of the Arkansas Trucking Association June 11, replacing Lane Kidd, who stepped down in February after 22 years.

Shannon Newton Named President of Arkansas Trucking Association

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/11/2014 4:52 pm

Shannon Newton of Bryant has been named president of the Arkansas Trucking Association, the ATA's board announced on Wednesday.