Tag: Trucker Buddy
Trucker Buddy awards grants to 19 classrooms for school supplies
The organization that partners truck drivers with grade-school classrooms to help teach children about the trucking industry and more started the grant program in 2014. Schools are evaluated based on funding needs, as well as how the funds will be used.
April 25, 2019
Driver named Outstanding Trucker Buddy for work with fifth-grade class
Trucker John Haley was recently named an Outstanding Trucker Buddy for the work he does with the Trucker Buddy organization corresponding with a fifth-grade class each year, sending letters and postcards to the students and more.
November 30, 2018
Two drivers named Outstanding Trucker Buddies
Michael Rexford, a driver for Regal Services, and Dean Coffman, a driver for Holland Enterprises, were announced as recipients of the award.
March 18, 2016
Trucker Buddy promotes industry at Boy Scouts event
Trucker Buddy International recently participated in the Circle Ten Xperience with more than 12,000 Boy Scouts, leaders and parents.
January 15, 2016
Popping the perception: Negative stereotypes and the next generation
“I’d like to live in a world where little Bobby isn’t surprised that truckers read – or write, or shower on a regular basis.”
June 15, 2015
Podcast: Music, new advocacy project from independent Howard Salmon
The owner-operator/songwriter hear tells the story of his “Who Would They Look Up To?” track, newly being offered as a free download to encourage parents and truckers around the nation to hew to its message, and more.
March 13, 2015
Trucker Buddy honors 2014 ‘outstanding’ truckers
Trucker Buddy International honored its 2014 Outstanding Trucker Buddies at a ceremony March 28 in Louisville, Ky., at the Mid-America Trucking Show.
March 28, 2014
Long-time Trucker Buddy honored posthumously
Trucker Buddy honored former president and long-time member Darrell Hicks, who died in July, by renaming its Ambassador of the Year award for him.
August 24, 2012
Trucking team named April Trucker Buddies of the Month
A team of three drivers who are Trucker Buddies for a Del Prado Elementary School class in Boca Raton, Fla., have been named the April 2012 Trucker Buddies of the Month. Frank Silio, a driver/trainer with Covenant Transportation who drives in the South Florida region, invited Jill and David Studney, over-the-road drivers, to help him […]
June 13, 2012
Sunco’s Finest: Jimmy McSwain named April Owner-Operator of the Month
Jimmy McSwain’s model safety and accounting practices produce a longstanding, successful business.
April 24, 2012
Crete driver named Trucker Buddy president
Kellie “K.C.” Brau has been elected as president to the Trucker Buddy International Executive Committee.
April 5, 2012
Driving team named Trucker Buddies
Team drivers Susan and Henry Gantner were named Trucker Buddy of the Month for November 2011. The owner-operators were nominated by Chassidy Vissering and her second-grade class at Pewitt Elementary in Omaha, Texas. The Gantners are leased to Roadrunner. They communicate with the class weekly and stop by for visits on their twice-weekly trips to California […]
February 29, 2012
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