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University of Minnesota, Morris Chancellor Jacquie Johnson practices driving a 80,000 pound truck at the Schneider National (SNI) training center in Green Bay, Wisc. Researchers at UMM, led by associate professor Stephen Burks, have partnered with SNI over the last decade on research related to retention and health for long-haul truck drivers.

Truckers and Turnover turns 10

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MORRIS, Minn. - Each day, more than 100 people are killed in traffic accidents. Of those 100 people, 10 will die in an accident with a truck driven by a professional truck driver - about 3,600 people over the course of a single year.


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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.