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More driver deals, acknowledgement for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week kicked off Sunday, Sept. 11, across the U.S., and with it came several deals and acknowledgement for truck drivers at truck stops, industry organizations and ...

Overdrive celebrates NTDAW with ‘Because of truck drivers’ video

A shout out from Overdrive to all of the hard working American truck drivers.

Trucker appreciation promotions: Where drivers can find deals, acknowledgment during appreciation week

Here’s a look at some of the promotions and other efforts taking place during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week and the month of September.

When regulation hurts worse than paltry pay

When nearly two-thirds of truckers (for owner-operators alone, 71 percent), working ridiculously long hours for modest pay, are far more aggravated over regulations and lack of respect than they are ...

Truck drivers to be honored Sept. 11-17

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, spearheaded annually by the American Trucking Associations, will be held Sept. 11-17.

New Boss Truck Shop for maintenance in Tulsa

The Bosselman Boss Truck Shop, located adjacent to what will be a QuikTrip Truck Stop at I-44 exit 238, will see a grand opening celebration Sept. 12-16 with prizes and a free BBQ on the 16th.

Pork rind maker holding driver appreciation contest to benefit St. Christopher fund

Pork rind maker Southern Recipe is holding its fifth annual Truck Driver Appreciation campaign, offering drivers a chance to win a cash prize, as well as helping the St. Christopher ...

Have a swagger and a thank-you

Wendy on driver appreciation where it counts: "The industry does a great job talking about their appreciation..., but there's still a huge disconnect between those within the industry and the ...

Our thank-you card to drivers

In addition to truck driver appreciation programs at many fleets, there are initiatives from truck stop chains, trade groups and others.

News flash: Lumpers show driver appreciation at the grocery warehouse

Waiving the lumper fee it's not -- the Universal Lumpers service, at 11 facilities in mostly Western states, is offering coffee, doughnuts and hopefully quick service to drivers this week ...

Truck It Smart giving away six-month subscriptions for appreciation week

Hoping to show its appreciation for owner-operators, TruckItSmart.com is giving away $90,000 worth of six-month carrier accounts to the first 500 enrollees,

Trucker appreciation week happening now: Roundup of videos, promotions and other appreciation efforts

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week — a week of celebration of U.S. truck operators spearheaded by the the American Trucking Associations — started Sept. 13 and runs through Sept. 19. ...

Is there a trucker you love? We want to hear about it

Overdrive's sister publication Truckers News has opened nominations for the i Luv My Trucker contest.

Big G Express’ ‘Drive it off’ Taylor Swift parody

Tenn.-based Big G Express' entry in the driver-appreciation-week festivities: a music-video parody of Taylor Swift's rather goofball "Shake it Off" entry into the dance-music canon, featuring Big G driver Keda ...

CEVA Ground increases owner-op pay

CEVA Ground announced it is increasing rates for its owner-operator drivers in the U.S. The announcement, it says, was done as part of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Owner-operators for the company will now get $1 a mile for solo drivers and ...

Driver Appreciation week is on: A roundup of happenings

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week — a week of celebration of U.S. truck operators spearheaded by the the American Trucking Associations — started Sept. 15 and runs through Sept. 20. ...

Driver appreciation, year-round

"Here's to a deep and sincere appreciation for all the truckers out there doing it right, every day of the week, every month of the year. Your commitment and sacrifice ...

100-truck convoy taking over Wisconsin highway next week for Special Olympics

Dozens of law enforcement officials will be escorting more than 100 trucks along Highway 41 from Richfield, Wis., to Oshkosh, Wis., on Sept. 20 to raise money for the Special ...

Tell us about your favorite trucker

Overdrive is again collecting readers’ nominations of truckers they appreciate in its I luv my trucker! contest.

California’s ‘right to control’ test vs. the independent contractor

A three-judge panel, citing California’s “right to control” test, reversed litigation in Indiana against three class action lawsuits regarding independent contractor status.