The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) named Nathan Wick, a professional truck driver for UPS Freight in Blaine Minnesota, as Minnesota’s 2012 Truck Driver of the Year.
Nathan was selected from among a group of distinguished drivers by a team of judges comprised of the division administrator of the
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, a captain from the Minnesota State Patrol and a director at the Minnesota Department of Transportation. He was chosen based upon his safe driving record, job performance and community service. The Minnesota Truck Driver of the Year Program has been in existence for over 50 years.
During his 15 years as a professional truck driver, Nathan has logged over 25,000 hours on the road without a single accident. Nathan is an organizer for the Special Olympics World’s Largest Truck Convoy, supporter of the Trucker Buddy International program connecting professional truck drivers to elementary school classrooms across the country as well as a participant in the annual Truck Driving Championships held by the Minnesota Trucking Association.