Minnesota Trucking Association

What’s cool about being a truck driver? Video contest details

The Minnesota Trucking Association is holding a video contest offering $1,000 to the winning entry that best answers the question "What would be cool about being a truck driver?"

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Half-century triumph

With 50 years of trucking in the side-view mirror, Larry Severson gets his due as Overdrive/TCA 2011 Owner-Operator of the Year.

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Minnesota trucking group joins trafficking advocacy

The Minnesota Trucking Association has partnered with Truckers Against Trafficking to thwart illegal sale of children and youths for the sex trade industry, association chair Joyce Brenny says. "Because MTA members travel areas where human trafficking occurs, they are in a unique position to combat the problem," Brenny says. The U.S. Department of Justice estimates that 100,000 – 300,000 children are at risk every year to traffickers in the United States and that many children, teens and ...

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ATA Good Stuff Trucking Image Award winners announced

Two carriers and two state trucking associations received the American Trucking Associations’ Good Stuff Trucking Image awards. Milan, Ind.-based Baylor Trucking Inc., Greensboro-N.C.-based Mack Trucks, the Minnesota Trucking Association and the Tennessee Trucking Association were honored for enhancing the industry’s image, said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. For details, visit Trucks Bring It.

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Minnesota rest areas, DVS office reopen

Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Driver and Vehicle Services division has reopened.

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Minnesota ends shutdown

The state has not said when the public safety department’s Driver and Vehicle Services will reopen.

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Minnesota leaders agree to end shutdown

State services could resume within days of legislative special session.

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Minn. rest areas remain shut

Minnesota’s public rest areas remain barricaded as state officials near the two-week mark of their shutdown.

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Truck parking casualties of the Minnesota government shutdown

As if drivers and owner-operators didn't have enough parking problems, the government shutdown in Minnesota will make it at least a wee bit -- if not more than that, of course -- more difficult to find a decent spot if taking off-duty rest in the state's borders. Monday, a state judge denied the Minnesota Trucking Association's petition to keep the rest areas open, stating that, according to the MTA, rest area operations were "non-critical government ...

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Minnesota shuts rest areas in budget battle

An estimated 67 rest areas are shut down along with most state services until a funding crises is resolved.

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