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Making Safety Happen

Back by popular demand: TCA offers second round of Making Safety Happen courses

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ARLINGTON, Va. — Workplace safety is an important part of any business, but it’s especially vital in the trucking industry. To help provide its...
Jason Quinlin and Brady Watson Highway Angel

‘Instant, lifelong connection’: Truck driver helps save motorcyclist after accident, finds a forever friend

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Brady Watson, a car-hauler for United Road Services, enjoys his job. He also likes tattoos and racing. But what the 28-year-old loves most of...
Elaine Chao

Q&A with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao is one of seven members of the Cabinet who has served the entire four...
Ryan Snyder

Ryan Snyder joins TCA staff

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The Truckload Carriers Association is pleased to announce the addition of Ryan Snyder to its skilled workforce as membership manager. Snyder will oversee for-hire...
covid

TCA continues to offer COVID-19 updates

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TCA remains committed to the well-being of its members, employees, and the trucking community as a whole.As the nation continues to address the spread...
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TCA announces 2020 scholarship recipeints

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The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) will be providing financial assistance to 52 undergraduate college students for the 2020-21 school year.Each student will receive a...
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Paving the way to electrification: Light-duty electric vehicle successes are laying the groundwork for...

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The California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) recent actions have made one thing clear — the drive to move California toward becoming a zero-emissions electric...
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Blurred (state) lines: FMCSA proposes pilot program that would allow drivers under 21 to...

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In September, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed a new pilot program that would allow commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders aged 18,...
Making Safety Happen

There’s still time to register for exclusive VIP safety course offering for TCA members

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ARLINGTON, Va. — Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) members still have time to register for Brian Fielkow’s Making Safety Happen webinar series at a discounted rate...
Six String Soldiers

Tune in to the Dave Nemo Show on SiriusXM’s Road Dog Trucking Radio at...

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — In honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 13-19, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and its sponsor, Tenstreet, will host a...
Donald Trump and Joe Biden

No agreement, no surprise: Trump, Biden far apart on trucking industry issues

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In a year that has already seen a pandemic accompanied by an economic collapse, U.S. voters will select the president and vice president, along...
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Four more races Republicans need to win to ensure keeping Senate

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In the last edition of Truckload Authority, we highlighted four races for U.S. Senate seats that Democrats are hoping will enable them to take...
Incentive plan

5 Steps for Communicating Your New Comp Plan

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By Beth Carroll, Prosperio GroupWe are already more than halfway through 2020 and many of you are thinking about implementing new incentive plans for...
Jill Maschmeier

A different approach: Jill Maschmeier brings a fresh outlook and creativity to safety and...

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To say that Jill Maschmeier has flair and enthusiasm is an understatement. There aren’t many people whoincorporate a fog machine or a crystal ball...
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Mayday, mayday! A tale of two sides of a dispute over spot rates

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Frustration over spot freight rates bottoming out due to the COVID-19 pandemic drew more than 100 small-business owner-operators to Washington, D.C., for a “May...
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Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Since 1973, the Truckload Carriers Association Scholarship Fund has been helping students with connections to the truckload industry.The fund awards up to $6,250 per...
Ed and Tracy Zimmerman

‘An amazing moment in time’: Team drivers rescue motorist from burning car in 36...

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Most truck drivers spend the better part of the year over the road. In the overall calculations of the total minutes on the road,...
Dave Jackson honoring Joseph Philpot on Philpot’s 4 Million Mile accomplishment

Carrier Profile: Those who deliver—Knight Transportation

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If professional truck drivers are called — and well they should be — “Knights of the Highway,” then there is a transportation company in...
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Heeding the call: Truck drivers re-emerge as ‘Knights of the Highway’ in response to...

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Since the first cases of COVID-19 were discovered in Wuhan, China, in late December, the disease has spread across the globe, quickly achieving the...

Whistle stop hosts receive thanks

Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) member company Trekker Logistics and TCA Highway Angel spokesperson and Nashville recording artist Lindsay Lawler, have been recognized for contributions...