veterans

Trucking company honoring vets with military-themed wraps

Contract Transport Services, out of Green Bay, Wis., is honoring military veterans with trucks wrapped to honor each branch of the military, as well as donating two cents per loaded mile the five trucks run to a local veterans charity.

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Trucking industry helps make Wreaths Across America a success

Nearly 300 trucks transported 670,000 remembrance wreaths across the United States to 1,100 veterans' cemeteries as part of Wreaths Across America this year, as Overdrive's sister site Truckers News reports.

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Veterans Day: Truckers thanked for their service in U.S. military

Stories of truckers who served in the military and a few Veterans Day specials for drivers.

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From troops to trucking: Former owner-operator’s intensive class for returning soldiers

"I am honored and humbled to be able to share my story as well as my knowledge and experience in the trucking industry with as many service members as I possibly can.” --Former owner-operator and Army Staff Sgt. W. Joel Baker

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Werner unveils latest military-themed truck

Werner unveiled this week its latest Freedom-themed truck, dubbed Ride for Honor. The truck is the fourth installment in the fleet’s Operation Freedom fleet of military-wrapped trucks.

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Wreaths Across America: An early delivery in Nashville

Video, pictures and more from driver John Dyer's Wreaths Across America delivery at Nashville National Cemetery, where this week 100-plus wreaths were placed anonymously ahead of Dec. 14 ceremonies.

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FMCSA making rule changes to ease military transition to truck driving

FMCSA says it wants to enact rule changes to make obtaining a civilian CDL based on military experience and training easier.

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VIDEO: Meet the 2013 Ride of Pride memorial truck driver

Chuck Ceccaci tells part of his story thus far piloting the 2013 Freightliner Ride of Pride veterans memorial truck.

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Independence Day trucking traditions

Keep on keeping on: That's what a lot of commenters on our Facebook page told us they were planning for the Fourth of July, among other proud traditions.

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Mack Pinnacle rolls as memorial in Rolling Thunder rally

A Mack Pinnacle Axle Forward model joined the proceedings at the 26th-annual Rolling Thunder rally in Washington, D.C., over Memorial Day weekend.

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