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Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MINNESOTA TRUCKING ASSOCIATION NAMES MICHAEL MATHESON 2016 MINNESOTA DRIVER OF THE YEAR »
Minneapolis, Minn., January 27, 2017 – The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) named New Brighton, MN resident Michael...
Thursday, November 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MTA Asks Feds to Withdraw Speed Limiter Rule »
In official comments submitted to the Federal Docket on October 27, 2016 the MTA publicly stated its opposition to the spe...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sorel Joins Minnesota Trucking Association as Chief Operating Officer »
Minnesota Trucking Association is pleased to announce Mr. Tom Sorel has been hired as our new Chief Operating Officer, eff...
Thursday, August 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Geoff Baker Wins Minnesota Trucking Association’s President Award »
    Geoff Baker Wins Minnesota Trucking Association’s President Award  ...
Thursday, August 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mike Manning of Manning Transfer Joins Trucking Association’s Board of Directors »
    Mike Manning of Manning Transfer Joins Trucking Association’s Board of Directors...
Thursday, August 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mike Glover of Lommen Abdo Joins Trucking Association’s Board of Directors »
    Mike Glover of Lommen Abdo Joins Trucking  Association’s Board of Directors...
Thursday, August 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cheri Cook of Chalich Trucking Joins Trucking Association’s Board of Directors »
         Cheri Cook of Chalich Trucking Joins Trucking Association’s Boa...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mike Hedstrom of BJ Transport Elected Chairman of Trucking Association’s Board of Directors »
     Mike Hedstrom of BJ Transport Elected Chairman of Trucking Association’s Board of Directors...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MTA is Seeking Candidates for Managing Director Position »
The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) is recruiting and evaluating candidates for the position of Managing Director. Th...
Monday, June 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
David Eickhoff of XPO Logistics Named Grand Champion at Minnesota Truck Driving Championships »
DAVID EICKHOFF NAMED 2016 GRAND CHAMPION AT MINNESOTA TRUCK DRIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS    ...
Friday, April 8, 2016
FSMA Final Rule Published on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food »
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food is now final, advanc...
Thursday, January 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota Trucking Association Names Timothy McNamee 2015 Minnesota Driver of the Year »
The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) named Lakeville, MN resident Timothy McNamee, professional truck driver for YRC F...
Tuesday, January 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winter Truck Load Began January 4 for North Frost Zones »
Winter truck load increases began Monday, January 4, on unrestricted highways in the north frost zones, according to the M...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
FMCSA Adopts Final Rule on ELD Mandate »
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the adoption of a Fi...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Congress Agrees on Five-Year Highway Bill »
Yesterday, negotiators from the House and Senate announced they had reached an agreement on a five-year, $281 billion high...
Monday, November 30, 2015
FMCSA Issues Driver Coercion Final Rule »
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced the publicatio...
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Congress Approves Short-Term Extension of Highway Funding »
On October 28, 2015, the House passed a 22-day extension of highway program authority. The Senate followed suit, passing t...
Friday, June 19, 2015
EPA, DOT Propose Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Admi...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Lawsuit Filed Challenging Minnesota's Biodiesel Mandate »
St. Paul, Minnesota – A coalition of vehicle and fuel industry organizations have stood up for Minnesota consumers and sma...
Monday, February 16, 2015
FMCSA Establishes Committee to Conduct Negotiated Rulemaking for Entry-Level Driver Training »
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced the formation...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
ATA Reports Truck Fatal Crash Rate Declines 1.6% »
Today, officials with the American Trucking Associations highlighted the release of new federal data showing a drop in the...
Friday, January 30, 2015
Minnesota Trucking Association Names Bill Krouse 2014 Minnesota Driver of the Year »
At their annual Safety Conference and Driver of the Year Banquet, the Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) named Bill Krou...
Monday, January 12, 2015
US Opening Border to Mexican Truckers »
The United States border is being opened to Mexican carriers that want to run in the U.S., the Department of Transportatio...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
U.S. Department of Transportation Eliminates $1.7 Billion Annual Paperwork Burden for U.S. Trucking »
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today that, effective Dec. 18, 2014, professional truck drivers will...
Monday, December 15, 2014
Hours-of-Service Restart Relief Passes »
On December 13, 2014, Congress passed the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill providing funding for the vast majority of t...
Friday, December 12, 2014
House Passes $1 Trillion Funding Bill Containing Suspension of HOS Restart Provision »
The U.S. House passed a $1 trillion funding bill late Dec. 11 containing a provision that would suspend federal limits on...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Interstate 94 in St. Paul Closing for Bridge Work »
Westbound Interstate 94 in St. Paul, Minn., between Highway 61 and Interstate 35 East will be closed from Dec. 5 through D...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Governor Mark Dayton Issues HOS Exemption »
Effective Wednesday, November 26, 2014, Governor Mark Dayton, has granted Emergency Executive Order 14-19, exempting drive...
Thursday, November 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Corrections made to Highway Heavy Prevailing Wage Rates »
Notice of Correction to Highway Heavy Construction Prevailing Wage Rates   On November 17, 2014, the Commissi...
Thursday, October 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 Capitol Christmas Tree School Curriculum »
The 2014 Capitol Christmas tree has been cut and is beginning its adventure to Washington D.C. MTA has been part of the de...
Friday, October 10, 2014
FMCSA Fraudulent USDOT Letters Circulating »
Another new round of fraudulent USDOT letters dated October 6, 2014 are starting to circulate among motor carriers. The le...
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Taylor Truck Line’s Jose Nuñez Named TCA Highway Angel For Pulling Survivor From Overturned Van »
By The Trucker News Services The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named Jose Nuñez of Homosassa, Florida, as its...
Monday, October 6, 2014
Governor Dayton Issues Executive Order Exempting Drivers from HOS Rule for Fuel Transport »
Effective Saturday, October 4, 2014, Governor Mark Dayton has issued an Executive Order exempting drivers from the Hours o...
Monday, September 15, 2014
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2014 »
The Minnesota Trucking Association will be honoring our nation’s professional truck drivers with a special event at the Cl...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
MnDOT’s Parking Availability System Helps Truckers »
New technology along the Interstate 94 corridor west and northwest of the Twin Cities is helping truckers find safe places...

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