Dart Tractor Shop now open seven days a week
Dart’s company-owned tractor shop is now open and available seven days a week from 7:00am to 7:00pm. This shop is conveniently located at 1066 Gemini Road in Eagan, Minnesota, which is near the Eagan terminal.
26 Jan 2018
For Third Year, Truckload Carriers Association and Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Partner to Bring “The Wall That Heals” to Communities Across America
In 2015, Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) carrier members began hauling “The Wall That Heals,” a 250-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to communities throughout the United States. TCA and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) are proud to announce their partnership will continue in 2018.
04 Jan 2018
Dart Kicks Off Summer with Military Truck Ceremony
With great excitement and preparation, the Dart Network was honored to hand over the keys to three new military-themed Kenworth T680 trucks on Flag Day at the Dart Corporate Headquarters in Eagan, Minnesota. Special guests included representatives Kenworth Tuck Company, Rihm Kenworth of Saint Paul, and the Minnesota National Guard.
25 Aug 2017
You're Invited: Dart Military Truck Appreciation Ceremony on Flag Day (Wednesday, June 14, 2017)
Dart Transit Company is hosting an event on Flag Day 2017 at its corporate headquarters in Eagan to announce the drivers who will receive keys to the military-themed Kenworth trucks.
11 Jun 2017
Dart Country Music Video
Trucking and country music: is there a more perfect combination? Check out our music video that features one Dart driver that's too happy to write a sad song because of his success at Dart!
19 May 2017
Life with 2 Fur Babies: Dart Owner Operator Catheryn's Life with 2 Dogs in the Truck
It was a beautiful day at Thresher Field Dog Park in Eagan, Minnesota, where Dart owner operator Catheryn and her two dogs, Jazzy and Harley, enjoyed a sunny April day. Jazzy and Harley chased each other around the park and played fetch with Catheryn, who was excited to be out in the fresh air with her two road companions.
Catheryn, born in California and relocated to Arkansas, has a deep love for the open road. She, Jazzy, and Harley go over-the-road in her 2016 Kenworth T680 seeing all of the beautiful sites the nation has to offer. Catheryn has contracted her truck with Dart since 2014 after being with other companies who left her wanting more out of a company. “After doing some research and looking into Dart, I felt like it would be a good fit.
04 May 2017
Dart Donates $4,400 to St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund
Dart Transit Company, a premier leader in transportation solutions, recently teamed up with the St. Christopher TruckerDevelopment and Relief Fund at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky. Dart unveiled their latest event at the show: a “Cash Catch” booth – where participants try to catch $1,000 cash blown around by a fan affixed to the booth. The lucky participants that were chosen at random in a drawing, had 60 seconds to collect as much cash as time would allow. At the end of the round, all of the cash leftover in the booth was donated to St. Christopher’s.
03 May 2017
Congratulations to the Dart Owner Operators Who Paid Off Their Truck!
When an owner operator pays off their truck, there is certainly congratulations due! Congratulations to the following drivers who recently paid off their truck!
21 Apr 2017
Dart Attends 46th Annual Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville
Dart Transit Company was excited once again to attend the famous Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) for its 46th year in Louisville, Kentucky! MATS was held March 23 to March 25 and is the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry event in the world. Each year in mid-March, MATS hosts 1,102 exhibitors from 45 states and 12 different countries in a mammoth 1.1 million square feet of exhibition space at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
07 Apr 2017
American Transportation Research Institute releases online driver survey
The American Transportation Research Institute launched its annual online truck driver survey to receive feedback on the top concerns in the industry. Last week, ATRI collected more than 500 driver surveys at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky. The online version of the same survey is intended to allow a larger number of truck drivers to participate.
04 Apr 2017
Montana Man Crafts One-of-a-kind Wooden Works of Art
Nestled in the rolling hills filled with beautiful trees, sparkling rivers, and deer all around, Thompson Falls, Montana, seems like something out of a fairytale. For Rod Austin, Thompson Falls is home sweet home. Born and raised in the town of approximately 1,400 people, Rod grew up around two things he still loves to this day: woodworking and trucking. We recently heard about Rod’s side hobby from Beth Schwarz, a Permit Specialist at Dart's corporate office in Eagan, Minnesota.
09 Feb 2017
Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics Gives Dart Transit New Visibility for Roadside Issues
With more than 300 Kenworth T680s in its fleet, and on lease-to-own programs with independent contractors, Dart Transit Company and the Dart Network have been realizing high driver acceptance and excellent fuel economy. It’s now also seeing another benefit – improved uptime and fewer tows thanks to Kenworth TruckTech+ and remote diagnostics tools available on its other trucks.
06 Jan 2017
Stay Safe on the Road This Winter Season
Truckers looking for the latest in winter road conditions, live traffic maps and weather alerts are advised to log on to www.511mn.org. 511 is the Minnesota Department of Transportation's (MnDOT) official traffic and traveler information site. MN 511 offers reports for interstates, U.S routes and state highways in Minnesota. It does not give information on county roads or city streets.
18 Nov 2016
Meals on the Go: How a Passion for Cooking Led to a Dartco Driver Becoming a Published Author
When you're on the road, there is no knowing when your next meal might be. You can pass truck stop after truck stop and something you have to deliver and wait over the dinner hour. Sometimes your breakfast time is the morning is when you're already on the road to the first stop for the day. It's hard to have a set schedule for eating when you're a truck driver.
04 Nov 2016