National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (Sept. 19-25) is celebrated nationwide with events honoring truck drivers and drivers with exceptional safety records.  There are roughly 3.5 million professional truckers nationwide delivering a vast array of goods.

"Professional truck drivers deliver our nation's essential freight safely every day," ATA President and CEO Bill Graves said. "As a result of this commitment, our nation's highways are the safest they have ever been and our grocery shelves are stocked. We as a nation owe a great deal to the truck drivers out on our nation's roads every day."

There are a variety of events held nationwide to honor our nation’s truck drivers.  These events “include million-mile and safety awards, cash bonuses or gifts, an extra paid day off, a cup of coffee or windshield cleaning at truck stops, goodie bags with fresh fruit and water, free health checks, and numerous celebration meals - some lasting all week until every driver cycles through company headquarters.”

The week was celebrated Sept. 11-17, 2011, and will again be celebrated on Sept. 16-22, 2012.
Truck driving careers offer a rewarding and fulfilling career for many professional drivers.  To learn more about becoming a truck driver through truck driving school, visit Top Trucking Schools.  You may also search available truck driving jobs.

 

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