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November 23, 2017

Houston Truck Driver Wins International ProStar

The sweepstakes, which was open to qualified truck drivers holding a CDL, celebrated the availability of OnCommand Connection Telematics.

October 6, 2017

Truckers Take to the Streets to Protest ELD Rule

Truckers around the country -- including in the nation's capital -- gathered to protest the upcoming ELD mandate, which goes into effect Dec. 18.

August 24, 2017

Truck Drivers Compete Worldwide

Between May 1 and July 31, 2017, truck drivers worldwide competed to record the most economical driving style in the 13th Fleetboard Drivers' League. This year, a total of 25 724 drivers and 759 fleets from 20 countries took part.

July 27, 2017

Freightliner Updates Team Run Smart Website

Freightliner Trucks has launched a new version of its Team Run Smart website, an online community that truck drivers can use to find information on a variety of topics.

July 21, 2017

10 Things Drivers Do to Get Pulled Over

A longtime state patrol officer offers his real-world observations on the most common reasons drivers get pulled over.

July 13, 2017

Confirming a Driver’s Abilities Through a Road Test

When screening an applicant for a regulated driving position, it is often difficult to know the individual’s true capabilities. Licensing alone is not a tell-all and unless you personally see the applicant in action you may have no idea how he or she will handle your vehicles. This is where a thorough road test comes in.

April 3, 2017

Millennials in Truck Fleets

Why, with more people entering the workforce every day, are truck fleets still struggling to fill driver’s seats? Where are the energetic new employees for fleet managers to mentor?

March 23, 2017

Goodyear Names 34th Highway Hero at MATS

David Webb of Billings, Montana, accepted the 34th Goodyear Highway Hero Award during the Mid-America Trucking Show for saving the life of an incapacitated driver.

July 1, 2016

Drive 4G-X OTR

weBoost, the global leader in cell signal boosters, announced the Drive 4G-X OTR, an all-in-one signal booster kit for truck drivers.

September 25, 2014

Goodyear Accepting Highway Hero Nominations

Goodyear is accepting nominations for its 32nd North America Highway Hero Award through Nov. 29, 2014.

September 18, 2014

Progressive's Real Life Trucking Hero Contest Open

To recognize truckers for their contributions, insurance company Progressive is once again honoring road warriors everywhere – giving truckers countrywide the chance to be recognized for their contributions in its 3rd annual Real Life Trucking Hero Contest.

March 31, 2014

Accident Watch: AT&T Truck Rear-Ends Family SUV; Georgia Power Truck Flips Over in Intersection Crash

Recent accidents involving utility vehicles include an AT&T truck rear-ending a family of five, a Georgia Power truck that flipped over after being hit at an intersection, and an Xfinity truck that crashed into a front-end loader tractor.

December 19, 2013

Accident Watch: Utility Truck Slides Down Ravine, Catches Fire

Reported accidents involving utility company drivers has been a trend in recent headlines, with the latest occurrences in Oregon and Georgia.

July 18, 2012

Pork Rind Leader Says, 'Thank You' To Truck Drivers

Rudolph Foods, manufacturer of pork rinds, and ShurTech Brands, LLC., makers of Duck brand duct tape, are preparing to celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation (NTDA) Week September 16-22.

February 15, 2012

American Truck Group & National Truck Funding to Provide 100,000 New Truck Driver Jobs

GULFPORT, MS - Sad as it may be, one of America's leading exports has become jobs. However, the trucking industry is different. By some reports, the trucking industry is suffering from a shortage of 200,000 drivers.

May 17, 2010

New Book Seeks to Improve Interaction between Motorists and Commercial Drivers

CROSSVILLE, TN - A long haul trucker aims to provide crucial information on how the normal, everyday driver of a non-commercial vehicle can drive safely around commercial vehicles.

May 10, 2010

La. House Rejects Cell Phone Ban for Truck Drivers

BATON ROUGE, LA - The Louisiana House sidetracked a bill May 6 that would have banned truck drivers from talking on hand-held cell phones while driving.

October 20, 2009

GPS Causing Truck Crashes

ALBANY, NY - Gov. David Paterson recently proposed penalties including jail time and confiscation of trucks to come down on drivers who use GPS to take more hazardous routes and end up striking bridges.

August 25, 2009

Con-way Freight Driver Earns Top Safety Award

PITTSBURGH - Dale Duncan, a Con-way Freight professional truck driver based in San Diego, Calif., was named the 2009 National Truck Driving Grand Champion.

August 25, 2009

FedEx Truck Drivers Honored for Safe Driving

MEMPHIS, TN - A total of eleven FedEx Corp. drivers were recently honored at the 2009 National Truck Driving Championships in Pittsburgh.

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