General public in touch with reality? 8 in 10 view truckers as more safe than passenger-vehicle drivers
A survey of public opinion of the trucking industry and its drivers also concluded that the public views the industry favorably in large part. More results reported here.
The campaign has surpassed 80 percent of its $1 million fundraising goal, TMAF announced at the ATA conference earlier this week.
The Guilty by Association Truck Show was "hands down the best $100 we've spent in a long time," Wendy says. "Next year, I'd like to see 300 trucks and some mainstream news agencies..."
Tenn.-based Big G Express' entry in the driver-appreciation-week festivities: a music-video parody of Taylor Swift's rather goofball "Shake it Off" entry into the dance-music canon, featuring Big G driver Keda White in the starring role ...
In the wake of Overdrive's second annual 'Most Beautiful' program recognizing female drivers, readers offer criticism of -- and some kudos for -- the effort.
Wendy reacts to images posted to Facebook from a driver rolling with his feet on the dash, eating watermelon, no hands, etc...: "When he starts posting pictures to social media of himself doing phenomenally stupid ...
From typical speed to on-the-road conditions and pay packages, misunderstood elements of the trucking business remain in the dark for many in the general public.
"We started thinking about the times we’d been broken down, flat broke and what it took to get home about the same time that we all started broadening our original concepts of beauty." --Mike Ryan
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