veterans

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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Freedom isn’t free

Take some time on Memorial Day to thank a vet -- chances are you'll be thanking a truck driver, too.

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Wreaths Across America, TCA join forces to honor fallen heroes

Wreaths Across America and the Truckload Carriers Association announced at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on Aug. 23 a new partnership to honor America's fallen heroes.

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A look in the mirror: Is Overdrive ‘fit for duty?’

Readers respond to Overdrive's August 2012 cover story, "Fit for duty," about carrier efforts to recruit former military service members to driver ranks.

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Prime honors fallen soldiers

Prime Inc. drivers will deliver wreaths to military veterans’ graves in Missouri and Pennsylvania as part of the Wreaths Across America Day, the Springfield, Mo.-based carrier said. The nationwide annual event relies on many in the trucking industry. The noon flag ceremony, tap and 21-gun salute on Dec. 10 commemorates fallen soldiers for their military service. To make donations for wreaths and other details, visit www.wreathsacrossamerica.org.

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