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Veteran Virginia driver wins truck in WIT giveaway at MATS
“Having this truck will expand my capabilities in my business and also will give me the ability to regularly talk with women about getting into the industry."
April 10, 2023
50-year veteran named Driver of the Year by Women In Trucking
Bass has been a long-haul professional driver for 50 years, accumulating 6 million accident-free miles.
April 2, 2023
Survey: Majority of women drivers feel safe sleeping in their trucks
89% of women said they feel safe sleeping in their trucks.
March 27, 2023
Ryder offers discounts on used trucks for WIT members
“Similar to Ryder’s military discount for used vehicles, we wanted to honor women-owned businesses in the trucking industry ..."
March 13, 2023
Drivers included on list of 2023's Top Women to Watch in Transportation
The editorial staff of Redefining the Road selected individuals for their significant career accomplishments in the past 12 to 18 months, as well as their efforts to promote gender diversity.
March 13, 2023
Three finalists named for WIT's 2023 Driver of the Year Award
The winner will be announced Friday, March 31 at MATS.
February 28, 2023
Women In Trucking survey seeks gender diversity information
“Since 2007, when the Women In Trucking Association was formed, the percentages of women in the industry have been rising significantly."
January 6, 2023
Women In Trucking seeks nominations for its Driver of the Year Award
“Each year we feature a female professional driver so we can share her story to encourage other women to not only honor her, but to consider the opportunity to enter the industry and find success."
December 22, 2022
REAL Women in Trucking's 'Queen of the Road' nominations sought
New additions to the awards program this year will recognize a trainer of the year and recognition for a top rookie driver.
December 21, 2022
Woman veteran gets new Kenworth as Transition Trucking contest winner
Professional truck driver Ashley Leiva of Noemi Trucking in Corpus Christi, Texas, received the keys to a Kenworth T680 Next Generation, the top award in the recognition program.
December 19, 2022
Real Women in Trucking files EEOC complaint over Facebook job ads
The group's members "have been routinely denied job advertisements on Facebook for truck driver positions because of their gender."
December 5, 2022
WIT announces list of top transportation companies for women
The companies on the list will be recognized at the upcoming WIT Accelerate! Conference & Expo Nov. 13-16 in Dallas.
November 2, 2022
Women leaders in trucking discuss recruiting, retaining and empowering the next generation of women
Diversity directly impacts bottom line. The industry cannot afford to leave women out of the equation, especially with such a severe shortage of drivers and diesel technicians, but much of that talent pool is being overlooked.
October 28, 2022
FMCSA's Women of Trucking board first meeting online Nov. 9
The agenda includes a report by the FMCSA on the results of “Crime Prevention for Truckers,” a study of women and other truck drivers and their safety on the road.
October 27, 2022
Influential Woman in Trucking award finalists named by WIT
The award highlights the achievements of female role models and trailblazers in the trucking industry, according to WIT.
October 25, 2022
Schneider driver, trainer named latest ambassador for Women in Trucking
Previously, McCall worked as a pastry chef, earning her Class A CDL in 2017 and driving a mixer truck for a construction company before joining Schneider in 2020.
August 16, 2022
Women in Trucking opens nominations for annual truck giveaway
Applications for the 2023 Truck Giveaway are open until Nov. 30.
August 14, 2022
Nominations sought for WIT's Influential Woman in Trucking Award
Nominations will be accepted through Sept. 20.
August 8, 2022
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Truckers News Podcast
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