National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Carriers urged to support driver appreciation week

Companies are asked to list their events for Sept. 11-17 event.

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Clinic offers free health checks

Roadside Medical Clinic + Lab is providing free health and wellness checks to drivers at all of its clinics though Sept. 25.

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SalSon to host driver appreciation

Newark, N.J.-based SalSon Logistics will serve cookouts and other meals at its terminals for its drivers Sept. 19-25, during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. The carrier will also supply drivers rain gear during the week.  For details, go to SalSon Logistics.

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ATA sponsors video contest

The American Trucking Associations will sponsor a video contest for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 19-25.

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DOT plans to ban trucker texting Truck and interstate bus drivers would be prohibited from using text messaging while driving under a rulemaking planned by the U.S. Department of Transportation. In addition, DOT plans to place restrictions on the use of cell phones while driving. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood’s Oct. 1 announcement came after a two-day summit on distracted driving. DOT recognizes distracted driving as a problem among all drivers, but the department currently has authority ...

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Truck driver week set for Nov. 1-7

NOV. 1-7: NATIONAL TRUCK DRIVER APPRECIATION WEEK, sponsored by the American Trucking Associations, http://www.ntdaw.org/.

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week starts Nov. 1

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week runs through Nov. 1-7. For more details on the event sponsored by the American Trucking Associations and special discounts associated wih it, go to www.ntdaw.org.

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Freight stabilization is a reflection of the recession coming to an end, analysts said.

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