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Arkansas Trucking Featured in Washington Post Story

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2016 12:00 am

A recent item in the Washington Post about driver retention in the trucking industry mentioned several Arkansas sources.

Good Roads Foundation Names Newton, Beaver to Executive Committee

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2015 7:07 am

The board of the Arkansas Good Roads Foundation has elected Shannon Newton and Harold Beaver to its executive committee, it announced this week.

Trucking Associations Happy Transportation Bill Had Plenty of Room To Pass

by Marty Cook 11/9/2015 12:00 am

The U.S. House of Representatives approved on Thursday a six-year, $339 billion highway transportation bill by a 363-64 vote. The Arkansas Trucking Association applauds the move.

Low Gasoline Prices A Relief for Arkansas Consumers, Industry

by Alexis Hosticka 9/28/2015 12:30 pm

Analysts say gasoline prices are likely to stay at six-year lows through the end of the year, a boost for Arkansans’ pocketbooks and the bottom line of the state’s trucking and tourism industries.

Twitter Effort Tackles Infrastructure Needs

by Marty Cook 9/14/2015 12:00 am

Shannon Newton’s constituents are - obviously as president of the Arkansas Trucking Association - Arkansas trucking executives, who are in favor of raising the federal fuel tax to fund highway upkeep and repair.

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.