Tag: Trucking Solutions Group
After the accident: Coping, personal perspective, first-responder heroics and practical guidance
And a story of reunification of Harry Pierce’s ridealong pet, Blue, and his wife in Wyoming, after Pierce’s fatal head-on crash with a motorist making a reckless pass in Kansas. Listen: First responders detail accident recommendations and professional truckers discuss how to cope with tragedy.
September 16, 2019
Trucking Solutions Group’s accident-awareness outreach with open call September 4
Organizers hope the September 4 call, during which three speakers, including professional truckers, will detail some of their own on-highway experiences, will provide insight on “how to react at an accident if you are involved or if you come upon one.”
September 3, 2019
Health haps at MATS include walk, cook-in-the-truck summit
The two key driver-led health events — a 1.5-mile walk followed by the new Cooking in the Truck Summit — are in the offing Thursday evening, March 26, at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.
March 23, 2015
Starting off the day right: TSG’s GATS Health Walk
The Trucking Solutions Group conducted its annual GATS Health Awareness Walk this morning, Aug. 23, with a sizable group of participants and a cool finish with Baylor Trucking’s ALS ice-bucket challenge.
August 23, 2014
Group of OOIDA members, drivers issue letter to DOT in support of Anne Ferro
Citing regulatory efforts on detention pay and other compensation reform, CSA and other programs as beneficial, one group of OOIDA members comes out in support of FMCSA chief.
June 21, 2014
Round-up: MATS haps, and a cattle hauler on his long career
Recently-retired bull wagon hauler Laurin Dreher reflects on a long career, while owner-operator Jeff Clark talks while he walks and more plans for MATS solidify…
March 20, 2014
Health walk, blood drive hosted at GATS
The TSG hosts its annual health walk at GATS beginning 11 a.m. Friday at the TA Petro booth — find Friday and Saturday times for the blood drive at the TSG booth here.
August 20, 2013
Owner-operator walk-and-talk with Anne Ferro
Several operators took the opportunity the Trucking Solutions Group’s health walk at MATS represented to walk-and-talk issues with FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.
March 23, 2013
FMCSA Administrator walks with drivers for health awareness
FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro, as well as TravelCenters of America CEO Tom O’Brien joined the annual Trucking Solutions Group driver health walk at MATS 2013.
March 22, 2013
MATS haps: On-air wedding, regs listening session, and more!
Driver Kevin Young and ridealong partner Shannon Mann will tie the knot with Freewheelin’ cohost Meredith Ochs officiating at the PanaPacific booth Friday, March 22, at noon.
March 19, 2013
Driver shortage: An economist and a recruiter ’round the bar
Owner-operator Jeff Clark, blogging as part of Freightliner’s new Team Run Smart initiative, breaks down the driver shortage issue in a crafty way: “An economist and a driver recruiter walk into a bar” and…
March 2, 2013
Register for MATS health walk
The walk is scheduled to take place the afternoon of Friday, March 22, at the Mid-American Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.
February 4, 2013
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