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Industry partnerships multiply for Truckers Against Trafficking

| November 12, 2012

An anti-trafficking kickoff Monday, Nov. 12, in Colorado -- and details on a grant-matching program that TAT supporters can take advantage of through yearend.

‘Monkey Gouger’ Jimmy Ardis in Real Life Trucking Hero running

| October 16, 2012

The owner-operator is one of several up for the Progressive Commercial contest's $15,000 grand prize. Vote by October 31 to register your support for your favorite contenderss.

Big success for ‘band together’ campaign

| October 04, 2012

TA Petro has raised more than $750,000 in their three years of efforts to secure donations to the St. Christopher fund in exchange for wristbands.

Owners, drivers: Stand up and be counted

| September 06, 2012

"I know that if our owners and drivers stopped long enough to vote on the issues their voice would be heard." --Michael McRae, President of M&M Contractors and Specialized Carriers

Truck parking push not over with Jason’s Law

| July 17, 2012

Following the cheers that went up around the trucking community for the “Jason’s Law” truck parking legislation’s inclusion in the MAP-21 highway bill in June, owner-operators like Overdrive reader William McKelvie put a quick lid ...

Truckers’ attorney Paul Taylor, FMCSA rep at social media meeting

| May 29, 2012

The folks with the Truck Driver Social Media Convention are gearing up for their second annual meeting -- and have been sharing highlights of the two-day program in process for Oct. 27-28 in Kansas City ...

National day of remembrance — for truck drivers

| May 07, 2012

A self-proclaimed "proud trucker's wife" is circulating an online petition she hopes to take to Congress and the President to create a September 16 National Truck Driver Remembrance Day for the sacrifices haulers have made ...

The haps at MATS: Rounding up driver-led efforts

| March 16, 2012

I'll make an attempt, at least. So much is going on at next week's trucking show in Louisville it will be next to impossible to catch it all in this space today, but here are ...

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