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We interview TCA’s Highway Angel Award Winner

Ed and Tracy Zimmerman, drivers for Hirschbach Motor Lines Inc. of Dubuque, Iowa, have been named the 2019 Highway Angels of the Year, also...
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‘Instant, lifelong connection’: Truck driver helps save motorcyclist after accident, finds a forever friend

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

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...
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Overnight chemistry: Red Eye Radio longtime hosts Gary McNamara, Eric Harley dominate late-night airwaves

One is from the southern U.S. border.The other from the northern border.One trained to become a manager at a 7-Eleven and even contemplated following...
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The Oak Ridge Boys’ Joe Bonsall: Following his parents’ road map to success

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

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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Paving the way to electrification: Light-duty electric vehicle successes are laying the groundwork for...

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

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...
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Heeding the call: Truck drivers re-emerge as ‘Knights of the Highway’ in response to...

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...
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Carrier Profile: Those who deliver — Melton Truck Lines

When asked for the secret to success at Melton Truck Lines, Vice President and COO Russ Elliott provided the distilled version. “Where we play...

Tip of the iceberg: Industry learning the true value of ELDs

Dear Wikipedia:Since you have become perhaps the most widely Googled “encyclopedia” in the United States with the disappearance of the best-known printed volumes (R.I.P.,...
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Cal Ripken Jr talks trucking and baseball

Our own Wendy Miller caught up with "The Ironman," Cal Ripken Jr at the recent TCA convention. Cal tells why setting his record is a...
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Safety on the road: Driver health, safety, and security combine to provide a thriving...

Top 10 lists abound in the U.S. — sports teams, movies, world leaders, music — you name it, there’s probably a list for it.For...
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Carrier Profile: Those who deliver—Knight Transportation

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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Mayday, mayday! A tale of two sides of a dispute over spot rates

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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Spec’ing your Truck: Buyers love innovation but remain mindful of reliability, safety

Technology and trucking have long been closely associated. Technological advances have changed everything, from the size and shape of trucks to the drivetrain components...

TCA continues to offer COVID-19 updates

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

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...
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We interview new TCA Chairman Dennis Dellinger

Wendy Miller: Hi, this is Wendy Miller with The Trucker News Channel, and we're here at the TCA Convention in Orlando for Truckload 2020. And...
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Finally flexible: Carriers, drivers applaud HOS revisions

Long-awaited revisions to the hours of service (HOS) regulations were released on May 14 to mixed reviews. The changes, published in the Federal Register...