Minnesota Trucking Association Names Jack Pate 2017 Minnesota Driver Of The Year

MTA 2017 Driver of the Year Jack Pate

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 2018 — The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) named Browerville, MN resident, John “Jack” Pate, Jr., professional truck driver for Daggett Truck Line in Frazee, MN, the 2017 Minnesota Driver of the Year at its Driver of the Year Banquet. Jack has been driving a truck for 19 years with Daggett Truck Line, his first […]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 3.7% in 2017

ATA 12 17 Truck Tonnage Graphic

Final Monthly Report Decreased 5.7% in December ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 2018 — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell for the first time since September, losing 5.7% in December. In December, the index equaled 142.9 (2000=100), down from 151.6 in November. For all of 2017, compared with 2016, […]

America’s Truckers Challenge Policymakers to Support Bold Infrastructure Plan

ATA Pledges Major Contribution via New Build America Fund ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 2018 — The American Trucking Associations called on policymakers to endorse its Build America Fund plan – a bold solution to fund the modernization of our deteriorating network of roads and bridges. ATA is the leading voice of the trucking […]