advocacy

Georgia city mayor requesting driver aid

Warner Robins, Ga., mayor Chuck Shaheen is hoping truck drivers will attend a city council meeting March 4 at 4 p.m. to voice their concerns over the city's two-hour parking limitation.

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When trucks are ‘an eyesore and a nuisance’

It's happened again: A city councilman's idea to ban truck parking within town borders shows evidence of what drivers and other advocates are up against in the battle to improve parking availability in less-served areas.

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St. Christopher scholarship deadline extended

The St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF), with financial support from TBS Factoring Service of Oklahoma City, have created the TBS Factoring Service Trade School Scholarship of $10,000 dollars for truckers no longer able to drive for health reasons. The scholarship is for a driver who cannot drive professionally because of health, but is willing to go to school to train for another profession. The deadline has been extended until March 1, and ...

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Register for MATS health walk

The walk is scheduled to take place the afternoon of Friday, March 22, at the Mid-American Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

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Nominate an influential woman in trucking

The deadline for Women in Trucking's 2013 Influential Woman of the Year nominations is end of day Thursday, Jan. 31.

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Changing trucking for the better

Overdrive columnist Kevin Rutherford's suggestion that owner-operators build personal tribes to share information and advocate for positive industry change drew praise, commentary.

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You can be a change agent

"Look around. Our industry needs help – and I want you to help me make it better."

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Industry partnerships multiply for Truckers Against Trafficking

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.

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

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.

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Big success for ‘band together’ campaign

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.

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