Myths and truths about distracted driving

Are you a distracted driver? While smartphones keep you connected, they are also a huge source of distraction while on the road. According to the National Occupant Protection Use Survey, during any daylight moment, more than 600,000 people are using their cellphones or another electronic device in some way while they drive. So, are you one

Summer skin care

Did you know that truckers are more likely to develop skin cancer on the left side of their body? No matter if you leave your windows up or down, the left side of your body is exposed to more ultraviolet radiation. Luckily, the fix is simple — wear sunscreen! Below are a few tips for getting

Six tire tips for summer maintenance

Summer heat can take a toll on your tires. Here are six tips to help you get the maximum number of miles out of your tires this summer. 1.Don’t neglect your pre-trip inspection. This is more than just kicking a few tires and then hopping in the cab. Look at each of your tires carefully

Visit us at the AITA booth at GATS!

Come visit us at BOOTH 13039! Polish your boots and head to Dallas for this year’s Great American Trucking Show on August 25-27. You’ll see gorgeous show trucks and enjoy mingling with AITA members and staff at one of the largest trucking shows in the nation where AITA is once again a proud sponsor of the Pride

Texas Trucking Show

It was a pleasure to visit with attendees and AITA members at the Texas Trucking Show, held June 24-26 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. The heavy-duty aftermarket trade show hosted more than 140 exhibitors, from truck sales to parts distributors to companies looking to hire — and everything in between. The

DAT TruckersEdge

AITA is proud to celebrate its ongoing partnership with DAT TruckersEdge. AITA members have received discounts on the widely used load board for more than 12 years and its popularity continues to grow. TruckersEdge is the original load board and was founded in 1978 at a truck stop in Portland, Oregon, as Dial-a-Truck. Drivers looking

ExpressTruck Tax

July is HVUT tax time. It’s that time of year again for the IRS to demand its dues in the form of heavy vehicle use tax. HVUT is required for all owner-operators and leased operators that have a gross vehicle weight of 55,000 pounds or more, and the forms must be filed each year during