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ATA highlights truckers’ response to COVID-19 pandemic during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

ARLINGTON, Va. — Today, Sept. 14, the American Trucking Associations (ATA), along with thousands of its members and partners, the American Trucking Associations began...
Amy Wright

Mini rigs: Michigan woman finds way to indulge love of big trucks

From the time she was a little girl, Amy Wright has loved big rigs. Whether through popular media or seeing them in person, the...

Feature on women in trucking topic of Mack TV series

GREENSBORO, N.C. — “Breaking the Mold,” the fourth episode of Mack Trucks’ RoadLife series released on roadlife.tv and Amazon Prime Video, shares the stories...
Memorial Run

‘Memorial Run’ rig, driver honor fallen firefighters

Spend enough time on the road these days and you’ll quickly discover there are a lot of tribute trucks rolling down the highway. Each...
Chris Potter and boxer Nala

The right dog for the road: Driver puts love, training into his passenger-seat pups

New York native Chris Potter, now based in South Carolina, has always been around canines. He grew up with dogs, trained them for military...
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Fleet Advantage donation of $15,000 will help people with special needs, developmental disabilities

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Kids Around the Corner, a charitable foundation created by Fleet Advantage to support communities, in February donated $15,000 to Arc...
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Rescued by a rig: Dogs give driver a reason to keep on trucking

Every morning, before she hits the road, Rebecca Washington takes her four dogs — Polly, Tucker, Junior and Ziggy — out for a 30-minute...
Lee Strebel

Driver Q&A: On the road with Lee Strebel

Owner-operator Lee Strebel answered a few questions about his career on the road in a recent interview with The Trucker.Q: Where do you call...
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Gaston College training program helps make truck driving a family tradition

DALLAS, N.C. — The Truck Driver Training program at North Carolina’s Gaston College has helped put four members of one local family on the road...
Big G Motorcycle Ride

Tennessee Highway Patrol to escort 2021 Big G Motorcycle Ride benefiting St. Jude

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. — Big G Express is planning its sixth annual Big G Motorcycle Ride to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on June...
Averitt Orlando Team

Averitt associates totaled 5,000 hours of community service in 2020

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express associates combined gave more than 5,000 hours of community service as part of the company’s Team Up Community Challenge in...
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Penske Logistics announces 2020 ‘wall of fame’ inductees

READING, Pa. — Penske Logistics this month announced the carrier’s Class of 2020 Driver Wall of Fame inductees, as well as members of the...
Autism Awareness Truck

Visible values: Ohio company’s ‘charity truck’ pushes awareness, activism

When John Tibbs climbs into his rolling office and fires up the Volvo VNL760, he turns heads just about anywhere he goes. That’s thanks...
Maverick Drivers of the Year

Maverick names TJ Hargis, Scott Claiborne 2020 drivers of the year

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Maverick Transportation has named TJ Hargis the company’s 2020 over-the-road (OTR) driver of the year, and Scot Claiborne as...

Pete & Wee Pete: Trucker’s son follows in father’s tracks with tiny replica of...

Family is important to most professional drivers, and children often grow into roles in the family trucking business. Brandon Davis is pretty sure his...
Dee Sova

Black History Month leaders: Driver Dee Sova thrives on helping others

During Black History Month, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) is recognizing the achievements of professional truck drivers for their modern-day successes in the trucking...
Marty Dover studying in his sleeper

The Road’s Scholar: Longtime driver earns degree one mile, one class at a time

Like a lot of drivers, Martin Dover loves what he does — and has ever since the first time he climbed into the cab...
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Outreach over the road: Truckstop Ministries has been serving truckers for nearly 40 years

JACKSON, Ga. — Being an over-the-road truck driver is not always conducive to attending church regularly or following the teachings of one’s religion. Because...
Hannah Oldham at gym

South Carolina driver makes fitness a priority, takes first place in women’s division in...

CONWAY, S.C. — Hannah Oldham hasn’t been in the trucking business very long, but she’s already figured out the importance of maintaining health and...
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Toilet-paper trucker: Driver gets warm, unexpected reception when delivering TP to Costco

HAZLET, N.J. — As shoppers were lined up around the building at a New Jersey Costco, a white Freightliner Cascadia pulled up to the...