Special Olympics

Truckers raise more than $40k in annual Special Olympics convoy

There were 145 trucks registered for the event and 111 participated in the convoy. Special olympics athletes were able to ride in the trucks as part of the convoy.

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No. 9 with the Bossman: Guilty by Association show wraps in Missouri

The ninth Guilty by Association Truck Show is in the books, and if 'Bossman' Bryan Martin and 4 State Trucks crew keep breaking records, this show is going to spill over from Missouri on into Oklahoma. Rat rods, custom showpieces, 500-plus working trucks, the Special Olympics convoy and more.

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S.C. World’s Largest Truck Convoy set for Sept. 30

The South Carolina edition of the series of "World's Largest Truck Convoys" benefiting Special Olympics is set for September 30, organizers say, anchored at the SC Farmer's Market in West Columbia.

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Special Olympics convoy: Joplin shatters truck-number record, raises $100,000-plus

Convoy footage, participants' choice Best of Show winners, 4 States' annual Larry H. Martin award presentation to a driver who is trucking "to the core," and more from this weekend's Guilty by Association Truck Show in Joplin.

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World’s largest truck convoy — S.C. edition

Driver Tim Cooley, one of the organizers of the South Carolina edition of the World's Largest Truck Convoys for Special Olympics, noted his organization's preparations for the Saturday, Sept. 24, event were well under way, with a new rally location at the state farmer's market in Columbia.

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Pushing back with positive press

"There are as many good trucking stories as there are bad, and while there will always be bad press, it would be nice if we could get just a little more recognition of the countless dollars raised for numerous charities by the truckers."

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VIDEO: Bryan Martin previews Guilty by Association Truck Show

The Guilty by Association Truck Show in Joplin, Mo., gets under way this Friday, Sept. 26. Owner-operator George Parker and Overdrive contributing writer Wendy Parker shot this brief preview video with 4 States' Bryan Martin.

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100-truck convoy taking over Wisconsin highway next week for Special Olympics

Dozens of law enforcement officials will be escorting more than 100 trucks along Highway 41 from Richfield, Wis., to Oshkosh, Wis., on Sept. 20 to raise money for the Special Olympics in Wisconsin and as a close to National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

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Convoys raise funds for Special Olympics

World’s Largest Truck Convoys for Special Olympics rolled last weekend in several locations.

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Convoy set for Special Olympics

The World’s Largest Truck Convoy 2011, a 22-mile benefit for Special Olympics Illinois, will be held in Tinley Park, Ill., on Saturday, Oct. 1. The procession will start and end at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, and registration will be available from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The convoy will roll at 10 a.m. and will end at about 10:45 a.m. Companies can bid for the lead truck spot by emailing mjohnson@soill.org or calling 1-800-394-0562. For more information, visit Special ...

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