National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Fleet Focus

Drivers and carriers receive recognition and awards.

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Trucker wins GPS system

Bill Stewart, a St. Louis resident, won a Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND 500 Model Trucker GPS system, Truck Centers Inc. said. The dealer network held a drawing for the GPS system and other prizes in honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation week. Visit Truck Centers online for more information.

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Truck Centers to give away GPS

Drivers can win a Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND 500 Model Trucker GPS from Truck Centers, Inc. during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 11-18. Participants can enter at Truck Center dealers, a Daimler Truck of North America network in the Midwest, by filling out forms in the parts or service departments. The winner will be notified by Sept. 21. For location information, visit Truck Centers’ website.

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New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.

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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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