Truckload Carriers Association

FedEx driver honored by TCA

FedEx Freight driver Kenny Cass, of Portland, Ore., has been named a Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel for his help at the scene of an accident on a Portland road.

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Coast Guard vet, driver trainer named Highway Angel

Kenny Cass has been named a Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel for his help at the scene of an accident.

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Attention to detail

Attention to detail

Texas trucker’s focus on maintenance keeps him on the path of success.

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Highway Angel rescues wrecked motorist

Larry Druckamiller of Warsaw, Ind., has been named a Highway Angel after rescuing a motorist from a one-car accident.

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Court rejects EPA’s Navistar exemption, expanded Overdrive coming in August, EOBRs among hot topics for agency, OOIDA challenging Minn. out of service criteria and more industry news items are featured.

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EQUINOX donates to TCA’s Industry Image Awareness campaign

EQUINOX Owner-Operator Solutions will help fund the Truckload Carriers Association’s Industry Image Awareness campaign by donating $25 to the campaign for each new driver that elects to enroll in EQUINOX’s bookkeeping, tax or consulting services. The donation will be made in the name of the carrier through whom the new driver enrolls in EQUINOX services. The TCA campaign works to raise awareness about the trucking industry and promote a positive image. Events and campaigns such as ...

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Before and after: TCA’s weight-loss showdown finale

Before and after: TCA's weight-loss showdown finale

Official results are in, ladies and gentlemen, and we have ourselves a winner -- or two, that is, one at the carrier level and the other at the individual. Congrats to Prime Inc. for a big company trophy for the highest total weight percentage lost among its participating staff and drivers/owner-operators. With a total loss of 352.3 lbs., the company shed 15.3 percent of its total starting body weight. They must have really put on the ...

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Driver posthumously named TCA Highway Angel

Driver posthumously named TCA Highway Angel

The Truckload Carriers Association has learned of a professional truck driver who was killed while attempting to help an accident victim and has bestowed Highway Angel status upon the late Raul C. Perez  Jr. of Lancaster, Texas, who drove for Aquatic Trucking. On Feb. 12, 33-year-old Perez was headed westbound on Interstate 20 near Clyde, Texas, and saw an accident. He walked to the vehicle to check on its occupants. As ...

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Interviewing NFI ‘roadside midwife’ Mike Hawthorne

Interviewing NFI 'roadside midwife' Mike Hawthorne

How many roadside midwives do you know? Such is the unlikely description that can now be appropriately applied to NFI driver Mike Hawthorne, of Somerdale, N.J. Since I wrote about him several weeks back, the driver, who delivered the third newborn baby of his hauling career in late March, has been back at work delivering much less dramatic freight in his primary trailer/tractor relocation hauling niche with NFI and their maintenance department. The steady-as-she-goes approach ...

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

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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