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Misty Bell | April 01, 2010

The company also has some fun internally with its YouTube channel. “Vice President of Safety and Recruiting Randy Cornell told some of our drivers, ‘If you hit these metrics for safety, I’ll jump out of a perfectly good airplane,’” Nightingale says. “And he did” and had the video posted on ­YouTube (www.youtube.com/conwayinc).

Find it on the Web: You can check out Con-way’s social media presence at www.twitter.com/con_way and www.youtube.com/conwayinc


Other sites of note

Truckers News also has a presence on the Web, and we’d love for you to join us. You can find us at www.twitter.com/truckersnews and www.twitter.com/fitfortheroad. If you want to follow Senior Editor Todd Dills, visit www.twitter.com/channel19todd. On Facebook, search Truckers News. We are also on YouTube at www.youtube.com/truckersnews. You can also participate in our online forums at www.truckersnews.com/forum.

If you want to read more from our Truckers News writers, check out our blogs at http://www.truckersnews.com/blogs.

Aggregating the video work of truck drivers from around the world is the catchall site www.you­tube­trucking.com, launched by James “Tex” Crow, a Texas hauler. Find different featured videos there each week, plus links and information about the growing community of vid-happy drivers on the road today.

For this story, we solicited blog addresses from our Twitter and Facebook followers. Here are a few we liked:

One Girl Trucking: http://www.onegirltrucking.com

Ty’s Log Book of Random Crap: http://www.xkegxkillerx.blogspot.com/

Bobert Reefer: www.twitter.com/bobertreefer

Also, Twitter users like to participate in a couple of different traditions that share with others the Twitter accounts they feel are worth following. Those traditions are called Twitter Trucker Tuesday and Follow Friday. Here’s our own version of those traditions with a few of our favorite, most faithful Twitter followers: @blczz999, @SemiGuy, @RoneDog1, @flightless_sky, @912Truck, @gabsatrucker, @truckinwife. If you are on Twitter, show these folks some love. There are so many more we would like to mention, but not enough space on this printed page. Check out our Twitter feed weekly for more recommendations.


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