advocacy

Arizona ‘Share the road’ program for teens

New grants from the state allows the Arizona Transportation Education Foundation to continue a mission to advocate for highway safety through its highly acclaimed “Share the Road” and “Teens and Trucks” programs.

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Wreaths Across America debuts traveling education trailer

The nonprofit organization's new display trailer features a mini-theater, historical displays about the nonprofit organization's history and opportunities for drivers and carriers, who make up its Honor Fleet of donated transport providers every year, to connect with the company,

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Annual Mother’s Day Convoy looks to raise $500,000 in 2018

If the chapter hits that goal, it would cover the cost of 50 of the 75 wishes the chapter will grant to children in 2018. The convoy will assemble in Lancaster, Pa.

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Truckers Against Trafficking launches new campaign aimed at eliminating demand for prostitution

The new “Man to Man Campaign” asks truck drivers one question – “why don’t you purchase commercial sex?” The answers to that questions from truckers are the forefront of the campaign and will be used on TAT’s website, on social media pages and on banners at speaking engagements across the U.S.

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Coffee purchases at Pilot Flying J stops benefit American Heart Association

PFJ gives drivers five ways to donate to the campaign, which include buying a special 16-ounce cup of coffee, rounding up purchases at the register, buying a paper heart and more.

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C.R. England making food bank donation for every load delivered

At the time of delivery, each driver will designate which of 19 food banks nationwide to direct the donation. Additionally, both companies will hold fundraising events throughout the year. The public is also invited to donate to the company's One initiative.

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Sikhism at a glance: A religion transported

Outlining basic tenants of the Sikh religion, with roots in 15th-century India.

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‘Queen of the Road’ voting open

The Real Women in Trucking organization is in the midst of its second annual "Queen of the Road" awards and recognition program for women who make their living behind the wheel of heavy-duty trucks.

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Into the limelight: Sikh truckers in America

Sikhs have been a growing part of America’s professional driver force for three decades. Though there are tens of thousands in trucking, non-Sikh counterparts have little information and a lot of misconceptions about them -- the ELD protests began to change that.

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Truck stop org aims to educate industry on ways to fight human trafficking

The NATSO Foundation held a private regional coalition meeting in Texas, co-hosted with the Texas Attorney General, the Texas Trucking Association and ConocoPhillips, this week to educate truck stop operators about human trafficking and look for ways to combat the crime.

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