advocacy

Women in Trucking seeking female drivers for Image Team

Women in Trucking (WIT) is seeking qualified female drivers to become a part of their Image Team, the group announced last week. The WIT Image Team will represent the goals of WIT while bringing awareness of the need for more women in the trucking industry and the obstacles that women face, WIT says

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Photos, video: Trucking helps Wreaths Across America hit 2014 goal

Each year, the trucking industry plays a pivotal role in making WAA’s mission possible. Here are photos and video of trucks and carriers bringing loads of wreaths to Arlington for the ceremony.

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Women in Trucking offering Dec. membership special

The Women in Trucking Association announced last week it is offering this month Buy One, Gift One memberships to anyone who joins or renews their membership with the group.

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Wreaths Across America looking for owner-ops to haul loads of wreaths to cemeteries

Wreaths Across America is making a last-minute push to secure the trucks it needs to haul wreaths nationwide to cemeteries around the country as part of its annual wreath laying ceremonies, intended to memorialize fallen veterans.

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Widow gives birth to daughter of trucker whose death spurred ‘right to carry’ petition

Another reminder of grave news from June — the daughter of late truck driver Michael Boeglin was born late last week. Boeglin's death spurred a petition for a "right to carry" law to allow truckers to carry guns to protect themselves and their loads.

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OOIDA’s Truckers for Troops raises $52k for care packages

OOIDA says it raised $52,528 this year in its Truckers For Troops campaign. The money will be used to pack and send care packages to U.S. military members stationed in combat zones.

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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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32 drivers named finalists for leaders of next America’s Road Team

The American Trucking Associations named this week 32 drivers as finalists in the selection process for the captains of the 2015-2016 America’s Road Team.

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Grant allows AZ to teach public about sharing road with trucks

The Arizona Transportation Education Foundation says it has received a $24,000 grant from its states Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to allow it to wrap a trailer with educational materials teaching motorists about safely sharing the road with trucks.

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Trucking Moves America Forward close to reaching funds goal

The campaign has surpassed 80 percent of its $1 million fundraising goal, TMAF announced at the ATA conference earlier this week.

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