advocacy

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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Video: Driver rescues puppy on I-40 in Arizona

The trucker spotted the puppy and exited his rig to rescue it. "I think I'm going to keep him," he says in the video.

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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

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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Former ‘American trucker’ host Robb Mariani hit with a ‘sick’ meme, hits back

Robb Mariani is challenging Facebook to institute better piracy/defamation controls in the wake of his image being used in a meme equating being a "real trucker" with hitting hitchhikers with urine bottles thrown out the window at highway speeds.

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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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