advocacy

Truckers Against Trafficking: Local, state partnerships extend growing effort

Truckers Against Trafficking has launched new partnerships with state and local governments, detailed in recent story that also highlights trucker and 2015 Harriet Tubman award winner Kevin Kimmel.

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Trucking Moves America Forward sets 2016 goals

Kevin Burch said TMAF made strides in 2015 including the sale of 100 of the movement’s trailer wraps.

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Truckers Final Mile: Nonprofit driver-assitance group launches Christmas campaign

The Truckers Final Mile nonprofit organization, founded in 2013 with a mission to "reunite North American truck drivers" with their families "in times of crisis," embarks on "Sleigh Bells and Santa" campaign.

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OOIDA holding ninth Truckers for Troops campaign Nov. 9-13

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association will launch its ninth Truckers for Troops care package campaign Nov. 9-13.

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51-year-old Dart driver, military vet named Trucking’s Top Rookie

Frederick Weatherspoon, a 51-year-old company driver for Dartco and veteran of three branches of the U.S. military, Aug. 28 was named the winner of the fifth annual Mike O’Connell Memorial Trucking’s Top Rookie Award.

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Food Cowboy grows ways to reduce waste

The Food Cowboy group, founded by a produce hauler, continues to grow unique ways to alleviate waste and hunger in the United States, with new developments and liaisons strengthening the mission.

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Walmart driver wins ATA’s annual National Truck Driving Championships

Ronald Emenheiser Sr., a Walmart driver based in Yorkana, Pa., has been crowned the 2015 Bendix Grand Champion at the 78th annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships.

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CCTA renamed Western States Trucking Association

The California Construction Trucking Association has been renamed the Western States Trucking Association.

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Western Star gives OOIDA brand new Western Star, truck to debut at GATS

Western Star presented the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association last week with a new 5700 XE to pull its Spirit of the American Trucker display trailer to shows and other events.

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The Cowboy Way — nothing goes to waste

A former produce hauler and his brother's mission to feed the needy with surplus vegetables, Food Cowboy, launches its app to connect truckers to food pantries.

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