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PHOTO: Appreciation and wellness walk yields rainbow view

A rainbow over I-29 caps Truck Driver Appreciation Week at the end of the "Truckers Wellness Walk" in Sioux City, Iowa.

iLuvMyTrucker contest winner is Michael Mick

Lori Tennant's story about her boyfriend has been selected as the first-place winner of Overdrive's truck driver appreciation contest.

Top 10 iLuvMyTrucker nominees selected

Ten drivers have been chosen as finalists in Overdrive's iLuvMyTrucker appreciation contest.

Driver ‘appreciation,’ respect needed at the loading dock

If carriers want to show drivers appreciation, they need to work with their own customers to mitigate the disrespect drivers are shown by shippers and receivers, writes Kevin Jones.

VIDEO: Here’s to you, drivers!

Overdrive is giving a special nod to its readers this year in connection with National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 15-21. We’ve produced a short video, “Headed home,” that recognizes ...

A driver’s chance encounter spirals into multi-media coverage

Tim Young wasn't expecting his life to change the day he ran into a woman photographing drivers at an Ontario, Calif., truck stop.

iLuvMyTrucker: Legion Logistics

Legion Logistics loves truckers because they know truck driving isn't easy with the rising cost of fuel, continuous changes in regulations, and time away from family and friends.

A rare glimpse into the trucking lifestyle

Photographer Kim Reierson's work appears in the book "Eighteen" and Overdrive's new trucker appreciation video.

TCA hosting health fairs at TA/Petro stops

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) will sponsor free health fairs at 18 TravelCenters of America/Petro Stopping Centers  across the United States. Reflecting the theme Make Your Destination Another Birthday, these events will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 17, or Wednesday, ...

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Overdrive celebrates the 2013 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week with this video featuring images from Kim Reierson's book "Eighteen" and by Overdrive.

Tell us about your favorite trucker

Truckers have one of the least appreciated jobs in the economy, and to help remedy that, Overdrive is running a contest to help you show your trucker how much he ...

California domestic workers and truck drivers; $1,500 for a few words

Domestic workers making state-by-state inroads on their own FLSA exemption (similar to company drivers') from the possibility of overtime pay -- meanwhile, a friendly, familiar, potentially lucrative contest.

ATA hosting appreciation events nationwide

ATA is encouraging fleets and shippers to offer days off, goodie bags and other tokens of driver appreciation.

TCA: Reduce smoking

As part of this year's National Truck Driver Appreciation & Wellness Week, the Truckload Carriers Association has designated Sept. 20 as “Ditch the Pack” day.

TCA holds Wellness Week

TCA and state trucking associations will host health fairs and "celebrity walks" during National Truck Driver Appreciation & Wellness Week at 12 TA/Petro locations across the United States from 3 to 8 p.m. local time on Tuesday, Sept. 18.

Pilot offering double points

The Pilot Flying J team is recognizing the month of September as Driver Appreciation Month by offering double points on professional drivers’ MyRewards cards from Aug. 28-Oct. 2.

Reader: ‘The grass doesn’t get any greener’

Readers give kudos to the trucking company owner (other than themselves) in their lives.

Playing the cards right in driver appreciation

Personal relationships drive good businesses -- nowhere is that more true than in trucking.

Driver appreciation campaign to award cash, rinds, duct tape

Rudolph Foods, manufacturer of pork rinds, and ShurTech Brands, makers of Duck brand duct tape, will celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 16-22, with an eight-week campaign and a video contest. Truckers are invited to record videos filling in ...

Like pork rinds? Contest for year’s supply begins 7/1

Starting July 1, you'll have a chance to win a years' supply of pork rinds (and $1,500) from Rudolph Foods by sharing a video filling in the following blank: "Three ...