WASHINGTON — The American Trucking Associations and ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council will be hosting the third annual National Technician Appreciation Week, Oct. 2-8.
ATA President and CEO Chris Spear said the week is to "to recognize the efforts of the men and women who keep those trucks moving: America's professional technicians. The work these professionals do is critical to the success of every motor carrier in the country, and without their efforts our trucks wouldn't be able to deliver the essential goods that keeps our economy running."
According to the ATA, professional technicians perform one of the most demanding and critical roles in trucking. This week will also be set aside to attract prospective talent to one of the most in-demand careers in the industry.
TMC Executive Director Robert Braswell called technicians "part of the backbone of the trucking industry. Without them, making sure vehicles are ready for service and in safe condition, drivers can't make the deliveries we rely on. This is the perfect time for our industry and the general public to show their appreciation and say, 'Thank you' to these important individuals and the valuable work they do."
For more information on NTAW, scheduled for October 2-8, click here.