The event, beginning Sept. 16, marked the 25th year that drivers were heralded for their work.
“For 52 weeks a year, America’s professional truck drivers make sure that our most essential items — food, fuel, medicine, clothing — are delivered,” American Trucking Associations President Bill Graves said.
“Lately, they are doing so more safely and efficiently than ever before, despite increasingly congested highways and ever more demanding logistics schedules. Their commitment is second to none, and that’s why we’re asking that Americans take a few minutes to appreciate the effort these professionals…
By Kevin Eaton, Staff Reporter
This story appears in the Sept. 23 print edition of Transport Topics.