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Averitt employees donate $1,000,001 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Setting yet another record for its largest-ever donation, truck drivers and other employees of Averitt Express raised $1,000,001 in 2019 that was...
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Susie De Ridder chosen as WIT’s first Female Driver of the Year

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Driving a truck for a living isn’t an easy job. Driving for a living AND making time to promote the industry and its drivers...
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Fleet Focus: APUs add comfort to life on the road, reduce fuel costs

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Idling your truck’s engine is expensive and can burn a gallon of fuel per hour or more. At $2.85 per gallon, the national average...
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Passion and purpose: WIT Member of the Month Emily Soloby makes a career out...

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Some people enjoy helping others, and some people make a career out of it. Emily Soloby most definitely belongs in the “career” category. For...
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Shell Rotella SuperRigs moves to online virtual format, features ‘Legends of the Road’ theme

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HOUSTON — The 38th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs truck beauty contest is going virtual, according to organizers. The event offers truck drivers from across...

Schneider inducts 26 elite drivers into Haul of Fame for career achievements in safety

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — In recognition of those who live and embody its Safety First and Always core value, Schneider, among the nation’s largest...
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Big G Express sponsors 5th annual motorcycle ride benefiting St. Jude’s

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SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. — On May 30, 2020, Big G Express will hold its fifth annual Big G Motorcycle Ride benefiting St. Jude Children's Research...

At the Truck Stop: Young rookie flatbed driver grew up wanting to get behind...

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In the running debate over whether professional truck drivers under the age of 21 should be allowed to run loads interstate, one of the...
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Small-town Sonics prioritize truckers with accessible menus, routes

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The town of Valliant, Oklahoma, has a population of only 800 people. The town might not be big, but when it comes to truckers,...

Marine Vet on the road.

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On the surface, Terrence Danns is the average company driver. But behind his jovial laugh and kind smile he has led a life that’s...
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‘She saved my life’: Tennessee waitress wakes truck driver in burning truck

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LEBANON, Tenn. — A series of coincidences led to a miraculous save for Phyllis Banfield, a waitress at Uncle Pete’s Travel Center on Sparta...
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Team-driving duo among drivers recognized by U.S. Xpress for their above-and-beyond dedication

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Chattanooga-based trucking company, U.S. Xpress, honored 10 of its drivers for above-and-beyond achievements at a virtual ceremony in June. The annual...
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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...

Dave and Tina Peterson love life on the road, and to advocate it through...

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When Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) celebrated its fifth anniversary at the 2019 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, owner-operators Dave and Tina Peterson...
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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...

WIT, Walmart seeking nominations for first Female Driver of the Year Award

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PLOVER, Wis. — Women In Trucking Association and Walmart are seeking nominations for the inaugural Women In Trucking Female Driver of the Year award. The...
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The Trucker News Channel – Trucker gun battle

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In this edition we cover... - Trucker shoots it out with cops - Bees close down truck stop in Nevada - Customs broker scam Hi, I'm David Compton....

Holland driver Dan Runice achieves milestone of 3 million miles of safe driving

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HOLLAND, Mich. — Holland professional driver Dan Runice has achieved the accomplishment of driving over 3 million consecutive miles without a preventable accident. To put...
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Howes Hall of Fame recognizes those who impact the industry

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David Compton: Joining me today is Rob and Erica Howes from Howes Products, and Ellen Voie from Women in Trucking. Welcome, everybody. Erica Howes: Thank you. David Compton: Well,...
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At The Truck Stop: Team drivers find love for driving and each other at...

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — A lot of career success stories start with a resume. The same can’t typically be said for love stories. For Gwenetta...