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MTA Launches Videos: “Keep Independent Contractors”

Posted on: March 19th, 2014 by Alice Deters No Comments

In the wake of the state’s impending legislation to change the definition of independent contractors (ICs), the Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) has started a new campaign to “keep Minnesota’s independent contractors trucking.” MTA has recorded a series of videos to educate lawmakers and the general public on the value of ICs to the trucking industry. […]

Minnesota Driver of the Year offers safety advice

Posted on: February 25th, 2014 by Holley Young No Comments

With 3.5 million safe miles under his belt, Milt Lowe, “Minnesota Truck Driver of the Year” sat down with the Star Tribune to offer some words of wisdom to up and coming truck drivers. According to Lowe, who has been accident free and without a single moving violation or freight claim since 1969, drivers have […]

Minnesota trucking industry prepares for another government hit

Posted on: February 28th, 2013 by Elisa Reed No Comments

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton recently announced a proposed budget to aid the state’s economic troubles. Minnesota is currently facing a budget deficit over $1 billion and has been locked in discussion over improving life for the middle class with a new budget as much as Washington DC should be. With any new budget, taxes will […]