CT’s toll-wary truckers tally their economic benefits

Connecticut’s trucking industry delivers some $3.2 billion in pay to its workers annually, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg in calculating the sector’s financial and other contributions to the communities it serves, fresh data shows.

Connecticut’s 58,400 trucking jobs annually earn an average of $54,350 per worker, says the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). Based in Arlington, Va., ATRI jointly released its data Thursday via the Motor Transport Association of Connecticut (MTAC) in Hartford