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Asleep at the wheel: FMCSA can lead truck drivers to CPAP therapy, but it...

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Rusty Traxler insisted he never felt sleepy when operating a vehicle.“I never knew I had a big problem other than I’d stop for...
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,...
Cal Ripken Jr

Showing up: Cal Ripken Jr. shares the importance of dedication, perseverance, and dependability

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Much like baseball, trucking is a team sport: Everyone has a position, and each position is valuable. From the professional truck drivers on the...
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...
John Lyboldt

TCA President says Association’s success is an unending story

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John Lyboldt’s story as president of the Truckload Carriers Association may have begun four years ago with the fabled phrase “once upon a time”...
TCA Chairman Josh Kaburick

What a ride! Josh Kaburick chronicles year as TCA chairman

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“Whew! What a ride!” exclaimed Josh Kaburick, outgoing 2019-2020 Truckload Carriers Association chairman in his final address at Truckload 2020: Orlando.“That is the best...
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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...
Don Lewis

Career for a lifetime: Veteran driver Don Lewis discovered love of trucking at early...

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As a boy growing up on a small family farm outside Neosho, Missouri, in the 1960s, Don Lewis was no stranger to trucks and...
May OO

‘The truck comes first’: Kevin Kocmich finds success through tedious planning

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Kevin Kocmich and his wife, Joy, might take a vacation. With a $25,000 check in his pocket, the two could afford a little time...
May TruckParking

Holding out hope: Industry looking to bipartisan bill to be catalyst leading to increased...

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The latest, and hopefully most successful, initiative to at last increase truck-parking capacity is the bipartisan bill known as the Truck Parking Safety Improvement...
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The Oak Ridge Boys’ Joe Bonsall: Following his parents’ road map to success

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“One thing about truck drivers is that they never change.”Those are the words of Joe Bonsall, one of four members of The Oak Ridge...
Dennis Dellinger

Taking on Responsibility: TCA Chairman Dennis Dellinger outlines agenda for coming year

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The chairman of the board plays an extremely important role for a nonprofit organization. At the core of the chair’s duties, he or she...
John Lyboldt

Handling a disruption effectively

As not only our industry, but the world, experiences disruptions to our operations and lives amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, I take a moment to...
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Capitol recap: A review of important news out of the nation’s capitol | May-June

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Even with the nation’s capitol consumed with the COVID-19 crisis, the Washington wheels continue to turn, albeit probably more slowly than usual. The top...
Kevin Burch

Kevin Burch receives Past Chairmen’s Award

Kevin Burch, president of Jet Express, Inc., of Dayton, Ohio, has been awarded the Truckload Carriers Association’s prestigious Past Chairmen’s Award.Burch has amassed more...
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Carriers recognized for efforts

During Truckload 2020: Orlando, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) recognized Truckload Carriers Association members who volunteered their time and equipment to haul 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...
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TCA Profitability Program growing

Because of participant demand, the Truckload Carriers Association’s Profitability Program (TPP) has formed two new best-practice groups focusing on flatbed and refrigerated carriers.“The TPP...
Truckload Carriers Associations Ambassadors

TCA members recognized for longevity

At the kickoff reception during its annual convention, the Truckload Carriers Association paid tribute to its Ambassador Club member companies that have contributed to...
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Highway Angels | May-June 2020

Professional truck drivers Kyle Fitzgerald, Paul Hopson, William Lyons, and Steve Marcy have been named Highway Angels by the Truckload Carriers Association for performing...