American Trucking Associations‘ (ATA) President and CEO Bill Graves recently expressed his gratitude and respect for the nation’s professional truck drivers as part of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2014.

Mr. Graves thanked not only the nation’s commercial truck drivers — comprising some 3.2 million men and women across the U.S. — for their efforts to “provide for the great quality of life that all Americans have come to appreciate,” but also the families who support those drivers.

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