Making an Investment in Safety

| April 4, 2016

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Investing in our highway’s safety is a critical priority in the trucking industry and, until recently, we have only been able to make a conservative estimate of that investment. Now, thanks to a recent report from the American Trucking Associations (ATA), we have an exact dollar amount to place on that investment.The report concluded that the trucking industry invests at least $9.5 billion in safety annually. They came to this number by collecting detailed data from carriers through two surveys, one of which covered 120 questions on a range of safety expenses. The ATA reports focused on investments in four categories: on-board technology, driver training, safety pay and regulatory compliance.

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AAA Cooper Transportation (SCAC: “AACT”) is a privately held asset based multi-regional trucking company providing less-than-truckload, truck load, dedicated contract carriage, brokerage, fleet maintenance and international services. With directly operated facilities in the Southeast, Southwest, Midwest and Puerto Rico along with partner carriers with coverage into Canada, Mexico and across the globe, AACT can service nearly all of your transportation needs.

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