Monthly Archives: October 2014

We Know Its Early But Christmas Is Coming

Capital Christmas Tree

ROSEVILLE, Minn., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) is playing a key role in helping deliver the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. For the past 50 years, a beautiful tree has appeared on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. during the holiday season. MTA is one of […]

New Survey Shows Strong Public Opposition to Longer Truck Driver Working Hours

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety and Truck Safety Coalition today released the results of a survey today released the results of a survey conducted by Lake Research Partners demonstrating overwhelming public opposition, 80%, to Congress raising the number of hours a semi-truck driver is allowed to work in a […]

Truck Driving Remains High Demand Carrier

Truck cab

Professionally trained commercial truck drivers are in high demand today. The incredible growth currently being experienced by the commercial trucking industry, has truck carriers desperate to hire. Two factors have led to the increased demand for truck drivers – First, the steady increase in the economy over the last year, has many employment officials believing […]

Lynden Transport makes Top 100 Truckers list for fourth year

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — For the fourth consecutive year, Lynden Transport was selected as one of the top national motor carriers by Inbound Logistics magazine and included in its annual Top 100 Truckers list. Each year Inbound Logistics editors select the best transportation carriers by carefully evaluating

Trucking Company Sued in Oklahoma Crash that Killed Four College Teammates

gavel and scales

DALLAS, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson in Dallas has filed a negligence lawsuit on behalf of a 19-year-old college student who was critically injured when a distracted tractor-trailer driver collided with the van carrying her and other members of a college softball team last month in Oklahoma. Four young […]

Alaska Governor Parnell to recognize Lynden Transport Driver John Schank

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Lynden Transport Driver John Schank will receive a letter of commendation from Alaska Governor Sean Parnell in a special ceremony Thursday, Oct. 2 at 1:50 p.m. at the Fairbanks Service Center, 3001 Peger Road.