Tag: Ellen Voie
‘Winds of change’ at FMCSA: Administrator Ray Martinez opens NASTC conference with keynote
Leadership at the Department of Transportation on up to the President of the United States, Martinez said, “wants us to work with the regulated community” to boost safety and efficiency. Also: NASTC honors Dan Baker on his 80th birthday, Roar Logistics as Broker of the Year and Women in Trucking’s Ellen Voie for promoting female truckers.
November 2, 2018
Influential Woman in Trucking nominations open
The Women in Trucking award recognizes those who make or influence key decisions in any trucking industry setting. Nominations will be accepted through Sept. 1.
August 7, 2018
An ELD positive, an hours negative, and more from trucking’s present and perhaps stormy future
CEO of Load One along with a panel of industry experts spoke about the positives of ELDs, an hours negative, and trucking's present and perhaps stormy future.
July 25, 2018
A view on increasing safety through training in wake of historic Indiana bridge’s destruction
“It’s difficult to imagine how a driver could earn a CDL without understanding weights and how they pertain to axles, gross weight and bridge laws.” –Ellen Voie
January 6, 2016
Trucking with the ‘enemy’
News flash: Safety advocate who thinks of truckers as the “enemy” makes a run with Walmart driver Carol Nixon, comes away impressed. As for the rest of the industry …
September 29, 2015
Monday roundup: Big wheels roll, fast-pitch advocacy
A new trucking tune from driver/songwriter Paul Hutchins, and Women in Trucking founder Ellen Voie is playing the trucking advocacy game back in a mainstream sports venue, the Cleveland Indians’ stadium.
July 22, 2013
Voie named Champion of Change
Ellen Voie is being honored as a Champion of Change for her effort to develop an innovative way to grow and expand the transportation industry to women.
August 11, 2012
New blog from Women in Trucking
The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) recently launched an online forum at womenintruckingblog.com, to add a more interactive blog to their long-extant online presence at womenintrucking.org. “Drivers are some of the most technologically advanced people I know and many of them interact via social media each day,” said Ellen Voie, WIT’s President/CEO. “By offering this […]
January 22, 2012
Trucking salute to appear during the Idaho Potato Bowl on ESPN today
If it so happens you’re watching the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl college football matchup this afternoon between MAC and WAC conference standouts the Ohio University Bobcats and the Utah State Aggies, respectively, you’ll get a treat in a 30-second commercial promoting women in the trucking industry, says the Women in Trucking Association. The association, with […]
December 17, 2011
New Frito Lay trailer wrap supports Women in Trucking
Last week in Louisville, the Women In Trucking Association went for the Guinness World Record again for the largest gathering of female truck drivers with their second annual Salute to the Women Behind the Wheel. You may recall my reporting on last year’s unsuccessful attempt. This year, the gathering drew 204 professional female drivers (last year, […]
April 7, 2011
Women in Trucking go for Pepsi Refresh grant
In a presentation at the Truckload Carriers Association/ACS “Perfect Storm” conference in Nashville, sponsored by Overdrive‘s owners, Randall-Reilly Business Media and Information, Women in Trucking’s Ellen Voie (pictured) talked about her organization’s work identifying and remedying difficulties some women, particularly new entrants, face in the industry, in particular opportunities for harassment that arise in training […]
November 9, 2010
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October 1, 2010
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