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Marine Vet on the…

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 by APRILLE HANSON/Special to The Trucker On the surface, Terrence Danns is the average company driver. But behind his jovial laugh..

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Trucking loses staunch safety…

RJ Taylor received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Truck Writers of North America in 2005. (The Trucker file photo) A recent e-mail brought..

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Old Dominion exec Earl…

Earl Congdon, center, accepts the American Trucking Associations Diamond Legacy Award from ATA President and CEO Chris Spear, left. David Congdon, vice chairman and CEO,..

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Trucker, songwriter Paul Marhoefer…

Trucker Paul Marhoefer’s CD, “Bessemer to Birmingham,” is being marketed at truck stops. Marhoefer is still pulling reefers, saying he hopes to be trucking when..

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Goodyear honors 3 drivers…

From left are Goodyear Marketing Director Gary Medalis, the 2018 Goodyear Highway Hero Award winner, Frank Vieira, and finalists Brian Bucenell and Ryan Moody. (The..

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WIT member Tiffany Hanna…

Left to right are Jim Stevenson, Arrow director of national accounts; Ellen Voie, WIT president and CEO; truck winner Tiffany Hanna and Arrow’s Jim Taber...

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Texas driver Mike Sheeds…

A professional driver of more than 27 years, Mike Sheeds has over 3.5 million safe driving miles under his belt. Sheeds has trained more than..

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Trucks move $60.6B in…

Texas saw the most freight coming through its ports, $24.8 billion in truck freight — 14.3 percent more than last year — while Michigan followed..

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No to young truckers

“We think it’s irresponsible to put young drivers behind the wheel of a truck in order to avoid addressing the real problems of high turnover,”..

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Trucking recession-proof career

Melissa Allen says she got her CDL because truck drivers will always be needed.   Melissa Allen was recently named Women In Trucking's April Member..

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13 truckers help Michigan…

DETROIT — Michigan State Police used 13 big rigs to keep a man from jumping off an overpass on the I-696 freeway early Tuesday. Chris..

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DriveriQ survey shows carriers…

TULSA, Okla. — Driver iQ, a provider of background screening and driver monitoring services to the trucking industry, says carriers taking part in its first..

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Stranded in woods, trucker…

LA GRANDE, Ore. — An Oregon trucker who went missing for four days walked a shorter distance to get home than was reported by the..

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Task force seeks to…

SOUTH TEXAS — Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor (JTF-W South Texas Corridor) of the Customs and Border Protection is working to increase awareness of..

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TMAF celebrates 4 years…

 Trucking Moves America Forward is getting its message seen across the country on 186 truck wraps, each seen by an estimated 16 million people a..

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41 women with 600…

  MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Canada's third Salute to Women Behind the Wheel took place at Truck World on April 21, bringing together 41 female commercial..

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ATA opens nominations for…

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations today opened the process for professional truck drivers to serve on the 2019-2020 America’s Road Team. America’s Road..

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Semi dangles off bridge…

A semi-truck ended up dangling from a bridge over the Manatee River south of Tampa. The truck was traveling in the center lane of I-75..

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Dump truck takes out…

We have all had those rough days at work. However, a dump truck driver in Henrietta New York recently took it to another level.   That..

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Feature on women in…

GREENSBORO, N.C. — “Breaking the Mold,” the fourth episode of Mack Trucks’ RoadLife series released on roadlife.tv and Amazon Prime Video, shares the stories of..

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Results-oriented Bendix health center…

ELYRIA, Ohio — It’s not every day that the employees of a manufacturing operation dress up like Hawkeye, Major Houlihan and Radar from the TV..

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Pondering soft bridge abutments,…

Mike Rowe of TV’s “Dirty Jobs” once told The Trucker News Organization that he likes to say “Safety Third” to fight complacency, although I think..

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Can machines replace human…

Usually when you hear or read something about autonomous commercial vehicles, the word safety is mentioned. A lot. The thought is that if you take..

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ATA’s National Driver of…

Honors and awards are nothing new to David Boyer. When you’ve racked up a driving record like his, recognition is bound to catch up with..

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If you’re trying to…

For the last few decades, there’s been a certain breed of self-satisfied would-be life coaches out there spreading this idea that the key to professional..

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In this episode we cover:
- Insane U-turn by semi
- Cargo thieves get smarter
- Personal conveyance questions answered
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The EPA wants to place stricter emissions standards on heavy-duty truck engines: https://t.co/iRhBNePIHn

WINTER TRUCKING SAFETY: Look before you step! Make sure you place your foot where there is traction to support your weight. Be especially careful on uneven ground. Hold onto the vehicle as you transfer your weight. Be careful as steps may freeze up and not look slippery.

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