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Southern Regional Finalists Advance to State Truck Driving Championships
May 2, 2023

On Saturday, April 29, 2023, professional drivers across Southern California assembled at Santa Anita Park to participate in the 2023 California Truck Driving Championships – Southern Regional Competition. The California Truck Driving Championship is an annual event that showcases the skill and safety of the trucking industry while recognizing and honoring the hard work and dedication of its drivers.

California Trucking Association Announces Devon Ades as 2023 President
January 25, 2023

During its recent Annual Membership Conference, the California Trucking Association (CTA) announced Devon Ades, Vice President of Apex Logistics LLC., as its President for 2023. Devon has more than 30 years of experience in the trucking industry and has previously served as an active member of CTA most recently as member vice president Highway Policy Committee Chair for the past two years.

California Trucking Association Recognizes Drivers During 2022 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
September 15, 2022

Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua joined CTA in recognizing the hard work of California’s truck drivers with a presentation of a resolution officially declaring Truck Driver Appreciation Week in the state. The resolution was a bipartisan recognition by Assemblymembers Villapudua and Frank Bigelow. Drivers with Antonini Freight Express received the resolution on behalf of the trucking community.

California Trucking Association Announces New Chief Executive Officer
August 9, 2022

The California Trucking Association (CTA) announced that Eric Sauer has been selected as its new Chief Executive Officer. Sauer assumed his new role as the head of the association effective August 8, 2022. He has been with the CTA since 2001.

Opinion: To protect supply chain, independent truckers need clarity
July 30, 2022

As stakeholders at the frontlines of the goods-movement crisis, we do not support additional disruptions to California’s already strained supply chain. However, we understand the predicament that thousands of owner-operators find themselves in as enforcement of AB 5 on the trucking industry is imminent. Truly, what could be expected from these owner-operators who see their livelihoods on the line?

California Trucking Association Honors 2021 Fleet Safety Award Winners
July 18, 2022

The California Trucking Association (CTA) announced the 2021 Fleet Safety Awards winners during a banquet at the Officers Club at McClellan Park. This annual event is an important program that celebrates and recognizes the best of the best in the trucking industry.

California Trucking Association Applauds FMCSA's and California's Emergency Declarations to Boost COVID-19 Efforts 
March 18, 2020
Following last week’s FMCSA Emergency Declaration to provide the trucking industry with targeted, limited relief from "Hours of Service," Governor Gavin Newsom issued a companion executive order yesterday for trucks operating in intrastate commerce.

California Trucking Announces 2020 Leadership Team; Greg Dubuque Will Serve as CTA's New President
March 3, 2020
The California Trucking Association (CTA) announced its new executive leadership team for 2020 during its annual membership conference in San Diego earlier this year.

California Home to Seven of the Nation's Top Truck Bottlenecks
Feb 19, 2020
The American Transportation Research Institute today released its annual list highlighting the most congested bottlenecks for trucks in America, including seven in California.

U.S. Southern District Court Grants Preliminary Injunction for California Trucking Association and Independent Truckers
January 16, 2020
The U.S. Southern District Court today granted a preliminary injunction to enjoin enforcement of California’s new employment classification test against motor carriers.

California Trucking Association Files Suit to Prevent Application of AB 5
November 12, 2019
The California Trucking Association (CTA) and two California independent owner-operator truck drivers today filed an amended complaint with the U.S. Southern District Court seeking declaratory and injunctive relief...

California Trucking Association Announces New Trucking Proud Insurance
July 31, 2019
The California Trucking Association (CTA) in partnership with Gamie, LLC proudly presents a new initiative entitled “Trucking Proud Insurance Agency (TPIA),” which will provide a cross section of insurance products for trucking companies across the country...

Truckers Sue to Prevent Application of “Dynamex” Decision on California’s Owner-Operators
October 25, 2018
Today, the California Trucking Association (CTA) and two California independent owner-operator drivers filed a lawsuit in U.S. Southern District Court seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against the unconstitutional interpretation of the state’s wage order test...