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ATA Thanks Drivers With Op-Ed, Videos, Billboards

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American Trucking Associations is showing its appreciation for professional drivers in several ways this week.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 12, 2018
Business

USDOT Praises Drivers for Commitment as Florence Approaches

Hurricane Florence on 9/11/18 This GOES East satellite image of Hurricane Florence was taken at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 11. (NOAA via AP)

As Hurricane Florence loomed off the East Coast during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao expressed gratitude to the truck drivers who would be braving adverse road and weather conditions to deliver their loads.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 11, 2018
Business

Southern Glazer’s Celebrates Drivers With Festivities, Prizes

Southern Glazer's drivers by their trucks Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

Drivers for Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits will be treated to a slew of festivities and prizes this week.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 11, 2018
Business

Bendix Notes Importance of Drivers

Bendix logo on tanker McKinley Wiley/The Dark Room Co.

Bendix has taken National Truck Driver Appreciation Week as a reminder that even as technologies evolve, drivers continue to be crucial.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 11, 2018
Business

DCLI to Distribute Food, Snacks to Drivers

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Direct ChassisLink Inc. has planned a variety of activities at its field offices throughout this week, including distributing meals, snacks and thank-you gifts.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 11, 2018
Business

TMAF Kicks Off Campaign to Thank Drivers, Educate Public

Trucking Moves America Forward logo Trucking Moves America Forward

Trucking Moves America Forward has launched an advertising and digital campaign to thank professional drivers and educate the public about their importance.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 11, 2018
Business

White House Recognizes ‘Hardworking’ Truck Drivers

Donald Trump in a truck cab President Donald Trump gestures in a truck cab at the White House on March 23, 2017. (Andrew Harnik/AP)

The White House praised the nation’s approximately 3.5 million truck drivers in a presidential message Sept. 9, continuing the Trump administration’s trucker-friendly message.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 10, 2018
Business

Pilot Flying J Awards Cash Prizes to Drivers

Truck at Pilot Flying J Pilot Flying J Truck Stop on Interstate 65 in Shepherdsville, Ky. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Pilot Flying J awarded cash prizes to winners of an annual contest and also partnered with American Trucking Associations on an outreach campaign in recognition of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 10, 2018
Business

Volvo Produces Video to Honor Nation’s Truckers

Volvo VNL Volvo VNL by Volvo Trucks

To thank the professional truck drivers “who literally move our world,” Volvo has released a short film in conjunction with National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Titled “The Movers,” it lasts for about a minute and a half and includes a variety of images of truckers and vehicles at work.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 10, 2018
Business

Drivers Can Earn Points at Love’s

Love's Travel Stop Love's Travel Stops

Thousands of professional drivers will win 10,000 My Love Reward points ($100 retail value), and one driver will win 1 million points ($10,000 retail value), from Love’s Travel Stops as part of the company’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week celebration.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 10, 2018

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