Trucker Buddy

Popping the perception: Negative stereotypes and the next generation

"I'd like to live in a world where little Bobby isn't surprised that truckers read – or write, or shower on a regular basis."

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Podcast: Music, new advocacy project from independent Howard Salmon

The owner-operator/songwriter hear tells the story of his "Who Would They Look Up To?" track, newly being offered as a free download to encourage parents and truckers around the nation to hew to its message, and more.

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Trucker Buddy honors 2014 ‘outstanding’ truckers

Trucker Buddy International honored its 2014 Outstanding Trucker Buddies at a ceremony March 28 in Louisville, Ky., at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

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Long-time Trucker Buddy honored posthumously

Trucker Buddy honored former president and long-time member Darrell Hicks, who died in July, by renaming its Ambassador of the Year award for him.

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Trucking team named April Trucker Buddies of the Month

A team of three drivers who are Trucker Buddies for a Del Prado Elementary School class in Boca Raton, Fla., have been named the April 2012 Trucker Buddies of the Month. Frank Silio, a driver/trainer with Covenant Transportation who drives in the South Florida region, invited Jill and David Studney, over-the-road drivers, to help him with Lenae Herman's elementary class. “In my 29 years of teaching, I have never seen the ...

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Sunco’s Finest: Jimmy McSwain named April Owner-Operator of the Month

Jimmy McSwain’s model safety and accounting practices produce a longstanding, successful business.

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Crete driver named Trucker Buddy president

Kellie “K.C.” Brau has been elected as president to the Trucker Buddy International Executive Committee.

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Driving team named Trucker Buddies

Team drivers Susan and Henry Gantner were named Trucker Buddy of the Month for November 2011. The owner-operators were nominated by Chassidy Vissering and her second-grade class at Pewitt Elementary in Omaha, Texas. The Gantners are leased to Roadrunner. They communicate with the class weekly and stop by for visits on their twice-weekly trips to California Visit the Trucker Buddy website for more information on the Gantners’ volunteer work.

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Trucker Buddy unveils mobile utilities

Pen-pal program Trucker Buddy announced that it teamed up with uFollowit (developer of the software in the TripPak Mobile service, among others) to develop a Trucker Buddy-branded smartphone application (for iPhone and Android) that allows drivers to take pictures on the road and automatically upload them to a secure site that Trucker Buddy teachers can access and share with students. It’s a “way to circumvent the time and cost of mailing something – it gives ...

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Trucker Buddy recognizes teachers

Trucker Buddy also recognized Randall-Reilly's Mike Reilly for his ongoing support.

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