Convoys raise funds for Special Olympics

| October 06, 2011

World's Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics rolls near Joplin, Mo. (Photo Bruce W. Smith)

World’s Largest Truck Convoys for Special Olympics rolled last weekend in several locations.

A convoy of 106 trucks began and finished at 4 State Trucks in Joplin, Mo., said owner Bryan Martin. The convoy raised $10,000 for Special Olympics.

More than 70 trucks turned out for a 22-mile convoy route on I-80 and I-57 near Tinley Park, Ill.

Convoys for Special Olympics are held across the U.S. and Canada during September and October. strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.