US Military Branches

OOIDA to launch annual Truckers for Troops campaign during Veterans Day week

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GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is planning to launch its 14th annual Truckers for Troops care package campaign Nov. 9-16,...

Victoria Lombardo wins Used Truck Association’s first Rookie of the Year Award

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STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — Victoria Lombardo has won the Used Truck Association first Rookie of the Year award.Lombardo, 26, is a senior marketing representative for...
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Trucking industry is driving force behind Wreaths Across America

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ARLINGTON, Va. — Wreaths Across America’s annual trek from Harrington, Maine, to Arlington National Cemetery has earned a reputation as the world’s largest veterans’...
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...
Bob Allen holding brake releaser

Trucker’s invention could be answer to many icing situations leading to jackknifed rigs

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CHICAGO — “Jackknifing” is a trucking-related term most nontruckers understand. Many have passed the scene of an accident involving a jackknifed trailer during their...
Driver Appreciation Week

Averitt Express celebrates employees during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 13-19, Averitt Express will be working to show appreciation for its entire team with...

Goodyear accepting nominations for 2020 Highway Hero award

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AKRON, Ohio — Goodyear is accepting nominations for its annual Highway Hero Award, which honors truck drivers who put themselves in harm’s way to...

Bison Transport’s Treana Moniz all business when it comes to trucking

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Treana Moniz loves her career as a professional driver. “I can’t think of anything that I’d be interested in doing, outside of trucking,” she...
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Su Schmerheim combines love for animals, trucking as professional horse hauler

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“Whoever said, ‘Find a job you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life’ was talking about me,” said Su Schmerheim, paraphrasing...

Texas driver Mike Sheeds grand prize winner of 4th annual Road Warrior contest

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A professional driver of more than 27 years, Mike Sheeds has over 3.5 million safe driving miles under his belt. Sheeds has trained more...

Trucking’s Top Rookie for 2018 found new career after 27 years in Navy, Marine...

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Which is better, youthful drive or age and experience? Clearly, the best case would be for someone to have both qualities – someone who...
OTR driver with birds in her cab

For the birds: Feathery friends make time on the road fly by

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Drivers might not be surprised to see a pair of dogs in a trucker’s cab, but there is more than meets the eye in...
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Time for another trucking crossword puzzle!

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Think you know trucking? Play our crossword puzzle! Click here!
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Driver Safety series, Part 1: Safety is always a priority for truck drivers but...

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As any truck driver knows, the occupation requires adherence to one principle above all — safety.Never mind the strict Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration...
Baylor Trucking

Indiana trucking company celebrates 75th anniversary, honors drivers this week

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MILAN, Ind. — As the trucking industry honors drivers around the U.S. during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW), Sept. 13-19, one Indiana-based carrier...
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The Trucker News Channel 100th episode

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In this episode we cover...- GATS canceled- Milk tanker spills- Arizona adds emergency parking for trucks- Semi hit and runDavid Compton:Hi, I'm David Compton....
Bill Mack

Remembering Bill Mack: Riding shotgun with truckers for six decades

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Bill Mack’s connection with truck drivers came naturally. Not only was Mack’s father a truck driver, but Mack was born in Shamrock, Texas, in...

NAIT gives $50K to Wreaths Across America, independent drivers sought for initiative

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COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine and DALLAS — The national nonprofit Wreaths Across America has accepted a contribution of $50,000 from the National Association of Independent...
Michael Wray with his board game and truck

Where the pigskin meets the road: Driver builds on football fandom with board game

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RAYMONDVILLE, Mo. — For some, driving professionally is the dream. For others, driving is a great way to earn a living while chasing a...
Driver William Snead is honored with a driver of the year plaque

At The Truck Stop: C.R. England driver racks up 3 million safe miles, serves...

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COVID-19 aside, professional truck-driver turnover and the professional truck-driver shortage are common topics when motor-carrier executives gather in person — or on Zoom, in...