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FTA IN THE NEWS

December 2021 Issue: Stepping Up: Raising the Barre – “Rising Executives” Feature on Alix Miller

Nov. 30, 2021: Commercial Carrier Journal: Florida fleets offering free tuition to trucking school

Nov. 30, 2021: Transport Topics: Florida Trucking Association, FleetForce Join on Training Program

Nov. 29, 2021: WJAX-TV / WFOX-TV Action News Jax: Should you buy early this holiday season? Toy and trucking experts weigh in

Nov. 18, 2021: Gainesville Sun: This big rig isn’t your granddaddy’s truck

Nov. 17, 2021: Truckers News: 36 drivers in running to be next America's Road Team Captains

Nov. 15, 2021: CBS 12 News (West Palm Beach): How shoppers can approach holiday season amid supply chain crunch

Nov. 15, 2021: The Ledger (Lakeland): Voice of the people: 'If you have it, a truck brought it'

Nov. 13, 2021: WPTV-TV (West Palm Beach): Trucking companies paying big bonuses for qualified drivers

Nov. 12, 2021: WINK-TV (Fort Myers): Reasons we are experiencing a trucker shortage

Nov. 11, 2021: Tallahassee Democrat: This ain't your granddaddy's truck: It’s time to redefine the image of trucking | Opinion

Nov. 5, 2021: Sarasota Herald-Tribune: OPINION: The image of trucking is changing

Nov. 5, 2021: WFTV: Florida’s ports are open, but is anyone coming?

Nov. 5, 2021: The Ledger (Lakeland): It’s time to redefine the image of trucking 


Nov. 4, 2021: Bradenton Herald: Opinion: This ain’t your grandaddy’s truck. It’s time to redefine the image of trucking.

Nov. 3, 2021: FleetOwner: Industry still behind in race for enough truck parking spaces

Nov. 3, 2021: WCJB-TV: Seaports increase operations ahead of holiday season as truck driver shortages continue

Nov. 2, 2021: Florida Politics: Alix Miller: This ain’t your grandaddy’s truck — time to redefine image of trucking

Nov. 2, 2021: Florida Politics: Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 11.2.21

Nov. 1, 2021: The Ledger (Lakeland): More cargo at Florida ports? Truck driver shortage could bring challenges

Oct. 29, 2021: WESH (Orlando): Florida’s trucking industry barrels toward crisis as driver shortage reaches record high 

Oct. 29, 2021: Orlando Sentinel: $15K signing bonuses for drivers: Florida trucking jobs in high demand amid supply chain crunch


Oct. 28, 2021: WCTV (Tallahassee): Florida Trucking Association CEO weighs in on supply-chain issues

Oct. 26, 2021: CBS 12 News (West Palm Beach): Can Florida's ports really help fix broken supply chain?

Oct. 25, 2021: Transport Topics: Florida's Ryan Walpole Named ATA Dameo Award Winner

Oct. 25, 2021: WINK-TV (Fort Myers): Causes, effects of supply chain struggle on Florida

Oct. 23, 2021: Florida Politics: Blake Dowling: Weakest link — scarcity and breaking (supply) chains: 

Oct. 21, 2021: WUFT-TV (Gainesville): Supply Chain Issues Affect Local Businesses Prices  

Oct. 15, 2021: Fox News Channel - Special Report with Bret Bair: ‘Tis Almost The Season

Oct. 13, 2021: News 6 / ClickOrlando: Here’s what Florida is doing to solve national shipping delays


Oct. 1, 2021: Gulfshore Business: Uphill Hauling: Delays, driver shortages cause rough path for trucking industry

Sept. 15, 2021: Florida Politics: Personnel note: Holly Brooks named comms director at Florida Trucking Association

Aug. 25, 2021: FreightWaves: Update: Trucking company facing $900M-plus verdict didn’t take part in trial

Jan. 21, 2021: FTA Wins Truckers Against Trafficking Champion Award

July 30, 2020: Mason-Dixon Poll on Trucking in Florida

Nov. 13, 2019: Florida Politics: House workforce panel ponders ‘dark side of innovation’

Oct. 17, 2019: Transport Topics: Florida DOT Surveys Stakeholders on Truck Parking Issues

June 3, 2019: Transport Topics: Florida Truck Driving Championships to Welcome Largest Field Ever of 300-Plus Drivers

May 9, 2019: Space Coast Daily: May is Motorcycle and Bicycle Safety Month, Motorists Reminded to Safely Share The Road

April 11, 2019: Florida Politics: Lawmakers mull power of ‘task forces’ in Bill Galvano’s highway plan

April 8, 2019: Florida Politics: Rob Sandlin: Steering Florida’s infrastructure toward a stronger economy and improved safety

March 28, 2019: Jacksonville Business Journal: Florida tort law makes it tough for truckers

Jan. 14, 2019: Jacksonville 4 News: FDOT Helping Truck Drivers Find Safe Parking

Oct. 24, 2018: Transport Topics: Congestion Creates $74.5 Billion Burden for Trucking, ATRI Analysis Shows

Oct. 3, 2018: Transport Topics: FMCSA to Host Oct. 10 Listening Session on Potential HOS Rule Changes

Sept. 20, 2018: Jacksonville Business Journal: Long Awaited Truck Route Ordinance Goes to City

Sept. 1, 2018: Sun Sentinel: Wake up! Drowsy Driving Prevention Week is gearing up

July 9, 2018: Hello SWFL: Gear Up: Trucking Industry Facing Worker Shortages

June 15, 2018: Sun Sentinel: Do you drive aggressively? State troopers are looking for you

June 6, 2018: Daytona Beach News Journal: For Daytona, Ocean Center, trucks equal bucks for area hotels: Weekend event to test safety skills of commercial truckers throughout Florida

May 24, 2018: Jacksonville Business Journal: City, industry again wrangling over truck route ordinance

May 5, 2018: Villages News: Drivers reminded to watch out for motorcycles and bicycles

April 27, 2018: Florida Trend: Views of the Future

March 15, 2018: Jacksonville 4 News: Jacksonville lawmakers may limit truck traffic to truck routes

Feb. 20, 2018: Jacksonville Business Journal: State association says Jacksonville truck route plan “has to be defeated”

Feb. 13, 2018: Transport Topics: Port Canaveral Road Work Grant Will Increase Capacity, Facilitate Traffic

Dec. 29, 2017: Commercial Carrier Journal: Peloton Holds 1000 Mile Platooning Demo in Florida

Dec. 18, 2017: Florida Politics: Personnel note: Alix Miller to join Florida Trucking Association

Nov. 20, 2017: Transport Topics: Florida’s Citrus Industry Struggles After Irma