30 Nov 2017
The Dart Network's Shawn B. Finalist in TMC SuperTech Competition
In September, Shawn Boldt made a trip to Orlando to compete in the TMC Super Tech Trailer Technician Competition. Hosted by the Technology Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations, the Super Tech event brings together the nation’s best maintenance professionals for a competition that tests both their repair skills and their knowledge of best practices within the industry.
24 Nov 2017
Tips for Female Truck Drivers, From Women Drivers
We asked women drivers on Facebook, "what do you need to know as a female truck driver?" Here is a summary of the dos and don'ts for women in trucking.
21 Nov 2017
The 8 Most Popular Thanksgiving Dishes & Where You Can Eat on the Road this Thanksgiving!
Are you out on the road working this Thanksgiving? Don't worry, TA & Petro Stopping Centers have all of your Thanksgiving favorites covered! Stop into any participating Iron Skillet or Country Pride Restaurants on November 23rd, 2017 to indulge in many of these top Thanksgiving dishes and forget the cleanup!
17 Nov 2017
The Dart Network to Begin Using Bestpass for Toll & Weigh Station Bypass
The Dart Network is going to begin using Bestpass for toll and weigh station bypass on 11/20/17. Bestpass is a windshield-mounted transponder that will be installed in all Highway Sales lease purchase trucks as well as Dart company and Dart Express tractors, and will be available for all contractor-owned trucks.
10 Nov 2017
A Message from Dart Safety Lane's Mike Roth, U.S. Army, Retired
I would like to share with you some news with all our Dart Veterans some news that I recently received. The first piece of news is the Department of Defense will soon grant online exchange shopping privileges to Veterans of all United States Armed Forces. This does not grant on-installation access. This benefit allows Veterans of all United States Armed Forces to ... (Continued in Story)
07 Nov 2017
Podcast: Matt Doth Calls on His Expertise As Outdoors Guide in His Work at Dart
Matt Doth has been an avid outdoors enthusiast dating back to his childhood days in Minnesota. Now an outdoor guide – when he's not working at Dart's Eagan offices – Matt finds that many of the tools he uses in the wild are keys to success in working with company drivers and owner operators entering the Dart Network.
06 Nov 2017
Podcast: How Road Ready Works To Keep Trucks Moving Down The Road
When you hear the passion and commitment in Mike Wurzer’s voice during, it’s easy to understand why Dart’s Road Ready program continues to make great strides in support of the Dart Network. In this three-part series, Mike provides an overview of the Road Ready program, discusses the importance of... (Continued in Story)
06 Nov 2017
Podcast: Dart O-O Pat Wortham Participants In The Honor Flight Program
Earlier this year the Dart Network participated in the Honor Flight Program, which transports World War II and Korean War Veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the War Memorials and other sites on the National Mall. As part of Dart’s support for Veterans, Dart sponsored an Honor Flight from the Twin Cities to Washington, including lining up guardians to accompany those older, honored veterans making the one-day round trip.
06 Nov 2017
Dart Network Podcast Launches New Website, Reaches 5,000 Download Milestone
Dart recently debuted a new website highlighting the Dart Network Podcast content offerings. Accessible as the first selection under the Dart Drivers menu heading within darttruckingjobs.com, the podcast web page features four topic areas, containing the past year’s segments that have been produced for the series during the past year. Visitors to new web page will find podcast content under the categories of Driver Tips, News, Veterans and Driver Spotlight. You can access the Dart Podcast web page by clicking here.
03 Oct 2017
Did You Know We Have a Podcast?
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27 Sep 2017
2017 Driver Appreciation Week Grand Prize Winners!
Congratulations to all of the Driver Appreciation Week fleet-wide grand prize winners. All drivers and owner operators in the Dart fleet were entered into our grand prize drawing and these are the lucky winners! Thanks to all who made Driver Appreciation Week 2017 a success!
05 Sep 2017
Trees & Triangles By the Jar: Christmas Trees Custom Made Out of Baby Food Jars!
On a cold winter morning, I walked into the reception area of Dart Transit Company where I worked, and that's where I first spotted it. The sparkly warmth of that Christmas tree displayed on the credenza was a bright spot in my morning. I just had to see this beautiful tree up close! As I examined the construction, I was amazed to see that it was made from ordinary baby food jars! I have never forgotten the image and how it inspired my creativity. Little did I know at that moment that making beautiful Christmas trees would become such a big part of my life!
31 Aug 2017
Get To Know: John Waters, Dart Transit Company’s Owner Operator of the Month
Dart is proud of the many professional, caring, safe, and detail-oriented individuals who work for and contract with our Network. One of those owner operators is John Waters, who has operated under contract with Dart since 2016.
30 Aug 2017
Dart Donates School Supplies to Local Community
The school year is going to be starting off extra bright for students in need in Minnesota. Dart partnered with Connie Bauman, Collections Analyst at Dart, to provide school supplies to children in need within Dakota, Scott, and Carver counties – located just south of the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metro area. Connie, along with her husband Dennis, love giving back to the community they called home for so many years in honor of their son Adam.
30 Aug 2017
Remembering Dart Owner Operator Travis Gerald Darden: 1948 – 2017
For Dart Network Fleet Manager Dan Winstead, there are only a handful of drivers who have connected with him like Travis Gerald Darden did. An owner-operator with Dart between 1999 and 2011, Darden and Winstead worked together extensively. “Fantastic contractor. He always had a can-do attitude and a true love for trucking,” said Winstead.