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Fitzgerald raising money for St. Jude’s with glider kit sale

| March 03, 2014

Fitzgerald Glider Kits will be selling a specially built Peterbilt 389 with the full sales price of the truck going to benefit St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

Treating truckers as second-class: Fleets advised not to do so at retention conference

| January 31, 2014

At a conference held in Nashville for fleet executives about ways fleets can better recruit and retain drivers, Load One CEO Josh Elliot said fleets need to avoid a company culture that alienates drivers and ...

Montana bull hauler goes mountain climbing for Truckers Against Trafficking

Tara Bullock | January 24, 2014

Owner-operator Matt Hopkins is taking a few weeks off from his regular cattle runs to climb Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, partly a benefit effort for TAT.

Trucking helps Wreaths Across America lay record number of wreaths for fallen heroes

Brad Bentley | December 16, 2013

More than 40 tractor-trailers showed up to Arlington National Cemetery Dec. 14, carrying the 143,000 wreaths that were placed on headstones of fallen veterans. Similar events happened nationwide, with trucks carrying loads of wreaths throughout ...

Wreaths Across America: An early delivery in NashvilleImage Gallery

| December 13, 2013

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.

Land Line: Truckers help woman give birth at Denny’s

| December 10, 2013

Facebook campaign to remember fallen drivers Nov. 1

| October 30, 2013

The "National Fallen Truckers Memorial Day" Facebook event page was launched by owner-operator Dave Lippert.

5 more things members of the general public don’t know about truckers

| October 29, 2013

Costs of operation eat up a majority of an owner-operator business's revenue -- more on fuel, maintenance, tires, oil and food in this occasional series.

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