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Facebook founder Zuckerberg hears truckers’ concerns at Iowa 80 truck stop

Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg last week heard from truckers on electronic logs, autonomous trucks and more as he took time during his tour of the United States to visit the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa.

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Trucking image group unveils mascot, solicits name submissions

Name submissions for the new mascot can be submitted via email to mascot@truckingmovesamerica.com. After the submission process, TMAF will hold a voting contest to determine the mascot's ultimate name.

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Industry unites in effort on Kenworth T680 built to benefit Truckers Against Trafficking

By the time the truck finally hit the production line, Inland Kenworth manager Don Blake says it felt like half the industry was behind it.

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Kenworth auctioning off custom T680 to benefit Truckers Against Trafficking

The proceeds from the auction will go directly to TAT, which works to “educate, mobilize and empower” truckers and rest stop employees to look for signs of human trafficking and teach them how to respond. The truck has a retail value of $157,000, according to Kenworth.

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3D trailer graphic to promote trucking’s image expected in 2017

Trucking Moves America Forward, a trucking industry education and image campaign spearheaded by ATA, plans to make 3D trailer wraps and more affordable trailer wrap options in the coming year, the group announced last week.

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Holland purchases trailer wraps to support Trucking Moves America Forward

Holland has purchased 20 trailer wraps to support the Trucking Moves America Forward campaign.

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Survey: Public likes truckers, favors speed limiters

According to a recent survey commissioned by the American Trucking Associations, 60 percent of survey respondents said they have a favorable view of the trucking industry.

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Julie Matulle named Top Rookie at Great American Trucking Show

Julie Matulle, a 46-year-old driver for H.O. Wolding Inc. in Amherst, Wisc. is the winner of the fourth annual Mike O’Connell Memorial Trucking’s Top Rookie Award. She received the award, including $10,000 and a variety of prizes, today in ceremonies at the Great American Trucking Show (GATS) in Dallas. Brad Bentley, editorial director for recruiting media at Randall Reilly, made the announcement. Chosen from a field of 10 finalists, Matulle worked around trucking for many years but ...

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