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Lyndon Finney

Lyndon Finney
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Lyndon Finney’s publishing career spans over 55 years beginning with a reporter position with the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith, Arkansas, in 1965. Since then he’s been a newspaper editor at the Southwest Times Record, served five years as assistant managing editor of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock and from November 2004 through December 2019 served as editor of The Trucker. Between newspaper jobs he spent 14 years as director of communications at Baptist Health, Arkansas’ largest healthcare system. In addition to his publishing career he served for 46 years as organist at Little Rock’s largest Baptist church.
Dennis Dellinger visits with an employee

Virtual Involvement

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In his acceptance speech at Truckload: 2020 in Kissimmee, Florida, Truckload Carriers Association Chairman Dennis Dellinger called on association members to get involved with...
John Lyboldt at 2020 TCA Convention

Looking back at 2020, pressing onward to 2021

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In December, John Lyboldt completed five years as president of the Truckload Carriers Association. It has become tradition for the president to discuss the...
Chocolates Box with infrastructure as chocolates

Biden’s Box of Infrastructure Chocolates: Crumbling roads, unsafe bridges, and dwindling funds

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Most Americans are familiar with the iconic phrase uttered by actor Tom Hanks in the Academy Award-winning film “Forrest Gump,” spoken as he sits...
Ryan Snyder

Inside Out: Ryan Snyder has definitely found a home at TCA

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Ryan Snyder chuckles when he recalls his mother’s reaction to the fast-paced secondary school years he and his sister experienced while growing up in...
Daymond John of Shark Tank

An Entrepreneurial Spirit: Daymond John of ‘Shark Tank’ parlays $40 purchase into multimillion dollar...

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The best entrepreneurial spirit often grows out of less-than-ideal circumstances. As one of the most iconic urban fashion designers of modern times, that is...
TCA Chairman Dennis Dellinger

The Home Stretch: Dennis Dellinger enters the final quarter of his successful chairmanship

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Horse-racing enthusiasts can still hear the voice of Dave Johnson ringing in their ears.For many years he called races for ABC and NBC Sports....
Caitlin Smith

Inside Out: TCA’s Caitlin Smith hit the ground running as Meetings Coordinator

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Not many college graduates are fortunate enough to walk across the stage in May and be on staff at one of the nation’s most...
Red Eye Radio hosts Gary McNamara, left, and Eric Harley

Overnight chemistry: Red Eye Radio longtime hosts Gary McNamara, Eric Harley dominate late-night airwaves

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One is from the southern U.S. border.The other from the northern border.One trained to become a manager at a 7-Eleven and even contemplated following...
Dennis Dellinger and family

Family man: Strong support of wife, children, grandchildren behind success of TCA Chairman Dennis...

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Like others before him, Dennis Dellinger has spent countless hours carrying out his duties as chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association. He, like the...
Holland Driver Herschel Evans

Holland driver Herschel Evans is dedicated to trucking advocacy, nonprofit volunteerism

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Ask almost any professional truck driver when he or she was hit by the trucking “bug,” and they can point to a specific time...
Hair Drug Testing

Proposed guidelines for hair drug testing stir debate in trucking industry

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WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in September published proposed mandatory guidelines for federal workplace drug-testing programs that includes guidelines...
Glenn Helmly and Melissa Labigang

Easier said than done: Driver shares story of team battling COVID-19 while on the...

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Before deciding to become a professional truck driver in 2005, Glenn Helmly spent 25 years working as an EMT, often coming to the aid...
Jerry Seaman

From football to driving: Jerry Seaman shares story of a successful career stemming from...

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As a teen growing up in Onida, South Dakota, Jerry Seaman’s two professional love interests were trucking and football.He’d driven his first truck when...
Iceberg

Tip of the iceberg: Industry learning the true value of ELDs

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Dear Wikipedia:Since you have become perhaps the most widely Googled “encyclopedia” in the United States with the disappearance of the best-known printed volumes (R.I.P.,...
trucks in front of the white house

Sustaining the momentum: Industry must be passionate about retaining PR gains made during pandemic

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Ed Nagle was talking with a reporter about trucking and the lack of respect shown to the industry and especially its drivers, who are...
Dennis Dellinger

A Word of Encouragement: Never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end...

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Little did anyone know that the 82nd annual convention Truckload 2020: Orlando would provide the last bit of “normality” for the Truckload Carriers Association...
Rosko1

Commitment to detail: Rosko Craig passionate about career in trucking

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Growing up in Harvey, Illinois, a south suburb of Chicago, Rosko Craig often gave thought to what his life’s work might...
truck on highway

Suspend federal excise tax on trucks during pandemic, Democrats ask

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WASHINGTON — Fifty-five Democratic members of the House of Representatives have called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Congressional leaders to temporarily suspend...
July Invest

Will INVEST in America Act pause the clock on HOS revisions?

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The Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act, introduced June 3 by House Transportation & Infrastructure...
FMCSA Crash Chart

Accountability factor: Program removes not preventable crashes from CSA

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Lost amidst the excitement of the release of the new, more flexible hours of service rule, and the attention appropriately being given to the...