advocacy

OOIDA’s Truckers for Troops campaign continues through weekend

Through Monday, truckers can join OOIDA or renew their membership for $35, with 10 percent of that money going toward care packages for U.S. troops stationed overseas. OOIDA matches the 10 percent dollar for dollar.

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‘Be prepared to stop’: Documentary on need for U.S. infrastructure investment centers on trucking

On Nov. 10, the "Be prepared to stop" documentary film about deteriorating interstate highways and the truckers who spent large portions of their lives on them will be unveiled in St. Paul, Minn. Find details about the film, and how to attend the screening, here.

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‘Black Out’ veterans-tribute Freightliner owner Chuck Timbrook bounces back from heart surgery

W.Va. owner-operator Timbrook's off his regular run for the next six-seven months, but it won't keep him from making good on the Christmas-season parade schedule he'd planned with his increasingly popular working truck.

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Peach State Freightliner gives big in cancer-benefit 5K

Peach State Freightliner gives big in cancer-benefit 5K

Peach State Freightliner, the Winship Cancer Institute's annual Atlanta 5K's Hope Sponsor, brought out more 50 employees and partners who participated in the race, a record number for the company.

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Sharing the road: Ariz. funding education for teens around trucks

Sharing the road: Ariz. funding education for teens around trucks

The Arizona Transportation Education Foundation announced the completion of a grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for its mission to advocate through its “Share the Road” and “Teens and Trucks” programs.

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Special Olympics convoy: Joplin shatters truck-number record, raises $100,000-plus

Convoy footage, participants' choice Best of Show winners, 4 States' annual Larry H. Martin award presentation to a driver who is trucking "to the core," and more from this weekend's Guilty by Association Truck Show in Joplin.

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Truck drivers to be honored Sept. 11-17

Truck drivers to be honored Sept. 11-17

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, spearheaded annually by the American Trucking Associations, will be held Sept. 11-17.

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World’s largest truck convoy — S.C. edition

World's largest truck convoy -- S.C. edition

Driver Tim Cooley, one of the organizers of the South Carolina edition of the World's Largest Truck Convoys for Special Olympics, noted his organization's preparations for the Saturday, Sept. 24, event were well under way, with a new rally location at the state farmer's market in Columbia.

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Women truckers to take to the high seas with first conference

Women truckers to take to the high seas with first conference

Real Women in Trucking is hosting a conference early next year aboard the Carnival Conquest cruise ship to unite and honor women among truckers.

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Oversize hauler donates to breast-cancer effort

Oversize hauler donates to breast-cancer effort

Quebec-based Express Mondor's third annual benefit for the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation brought in $28,000 -- over the last three years, the specialized hauler has donated more than $80,000 to the Foundation.

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