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FedEx will once again deliver Christmas trees to military families
"Through our industry-leading transportation network, we are honored to give back to local communities and military families ..."
November 24, 2023
Foundation donates to organization providing free CDL training
“By removing barriers and opening new career pathways in trucking, the South Dallas Driving Academy is empowering young Texans and lifting them out of poverty."
November 16, 2023
Loves gives free meal to veterans, service members on Nov. 11
Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free homestyle bowl and fountain drink through the Love's Connect app.
November 7, 2023
Voting continues for Transition Trucking award for veterans who drive
The winner will be announced on Dec. 15 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. They receive a Kenworth 100th Anniversary T680 Signature Edition truck.
November 7, 2023
U.S. Capitol Christmas tree begins journey to Washington, D.C.
“The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is a national treasure and Kenworth is proud to assist with the transportation effort for the 10th consecutive year."
November 3, 2023
Time to 'Fall back' as Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend
The switch can disrupt your sleep patterns so be aware of the signs of drowsiness when behind the wheel.
November 1, 2023
3 Frito-Lay OTR truckers honored for driving over 3 million safe miles
78 OTR drivers are recognized for driving at least one million miles.
October 27, 2023
2 individuals and husband and wife team to deliver Capitol Christmas Tree
Wener Enterprises company drivers to make special delivery for the holidays
October 24, 2023
Nominations open through Dec. 8 for TCA Drivers of The Year awards
"We are proud to shine a spotlight on our industry’s incredible truck drivers who not only tirelessly deliver goods and keep our economy moving."
October 20, 2023
Top foodservice company drivers receive honors at national competition
“It's an honor to recognize the industry's top talent for their commitment to safety and excellence."
October 17, 2023
Driver and volunteer firefighter honored for aiding at crash scene
“I heard something and as I’m looking up, I literally see the entire bottom of the car. It was actually flipping sideways, end to end.”
October 13, 2023
Solar eclipse viewers could make driving dicey in some states Saturday
Utah DOT warns of delays on Interstate 15, Interstate 70, US 89, and US 191.
October 10, 2023
Schneider drivers recognized with trip to Charlotte NASCAR race
The 11 truckers are members of the carrier's Advantage Club, which recognizes safe drivers.
October 9, 2023
Missouri trucker honored for aiding drivers at scene of two-truck crash
The driver used a bootlace and a pencil to make a tourniquet to stop the bleeding from the arm of an injured trucker.
October 6, 2023
Walmart Transportation trucker wins Texas Driver of the Year award
This and other awards were handed out at the state trucking association's annual Safety Management Council fall seminar.
October 6, 2023
Bison driver named Highway Angel for aiding woman in Winnipeg crash
“This is my duty, because this country — Canada — has given me a lot, and sometimes you have to repay that.”
September 29, 2023
Finalists named in contest to identify top rookie military veteran driver
"Each of our semi-finalists are accomplished veterans driving positive change as professional truck drivers, and this is especially true for the finalists.
September 27, 2023
Trucker honored for helping PA trooper detain drunk driver
“I know how dangerous drunks can be — there was no way in the world I was gonna let that guy get back on the road.”
September 22, 2023
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Top trucking bottlenecks identified; add $95 billion to freight costs
"Increasing freight efficiency should be a top priority for the U.S. DOT, and alleviating these bottlenecks would improve highway safety, protect the environment, and support interstate commerce.”
Mark your calendar: CVSA sets May 14-16 for International Roadcheck
Truckers News Podcast
Podcast: WIT's Jennifer Hedrick talks about women's trucking opportunities
Best Fleets To Drive For announced; top 2 winners to be named in April
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