RITA TDC 2024 winner

Old Dominion’s Donaldo Afonseca takes Rhode Island 2024 TDC Grand Champion Honors

By RITA Staff | June 12, 2024

Donaldo Afonseca – last year’s Rookie of the Year – took first place in Rhode Island’s Straight Truck Class earning him Rhode Island’s 2024 Truck Driving Grand Champion award.

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2023 Navigator Award for RITA

2023 Recipient of David Harrison Navigator Award: John Anderson

By RITA Staff | December 7, 2023

John Anderson of Anderson Motors in East Providence earns 2023 David Harrison Navigator Award.

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Rhode Warrior Magazine – Issue 2, 2023

By RITA Staff | November 11, 2023

Rhode Island, which did not meet its own fleet electrification goals, can not adopt California’s clean truck goals.

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Beacon Mutual announces partnership with RITA

By RITA Staff | November 10, 2023

Beacon Mutual Insurance announces new partnership with the Rhode Island Trucking Association starting in November 2023.

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Boy Scouts earn merit badge in transportation

RITA holds Truck Transportation Merit Badge Course

By RITA Staff | February 28, 2023

RITA’s annual Truck Transportation educational program provides Eagle Scout candidates to learn about the industry and earn a Merit Badge.

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Debora Babin Katz

RITA’s First Female Chair Aims to ‘Move Minds’

By RITA Staff | February 26, 2023

Debora Babin Katz assumed the gavel as the first woman to Chair the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Trucking Association on Tuesday.

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Rhode Warrior Magazine – Issue 1, 2023

By RITA Staff | February 1, 2023

The first Rhode Warrior magazine edition for 2023 introduces Debora Babin Katz, RITA’s new chair.

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rhode island truck-onlyh toll update

Federal court rules truck-only tolls “Unconstitutional”

By RITA Staff | September 22, 2022

Rhode Island’s truck-only tolling scheme ruled unconstitutional in a 91-page decision in the US District Court.

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Rhode Warrior Magazine – Issue 2, 2022

By RITA Staff | July 1, 2022

This issue introduces our new Foundation with a “Moving Minds” goal. ATA’s Interstate One visits URI campus.

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Rhode Warrior Magazine – Issue 1, 2022

By RITA Staff | February 1, 2022

This issue of Rhode Warrior magazine covers RITA’s new location, the current driver shortage and supply chain challenges.

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Rhode Warrior Magazine

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Rhode Warrior Magazine – Issue 2, 2023

November 11, 2023

Rhode Island, which did not meet its own fleet electrification goals, can not adopt California’s clean truck goals.

Rhode Warrior Magazine Cover

Rhode Warrior Magazine – Issue 1, 2023

February 1, 2023

The first Rhode Warrior magazine edition for 2023 introduces Debora Babin Katz, RITA’s new chair.

Rhode Warrior Magazine Cover

Rhode Warrior Magazine – Issue 2, 2022

July 1, 2022

This issue introduces our new Foundation with a “Moving Minds” goal. ATA’s Interstate One visits URI campus.

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Rhode Warrior Magazine – Issue 2, 2021

July 1, 2021

The Truck STOP Shop edition of the Rhode Warrior magazine includes a membership directory and business-to-business marketplace.