Trucker Buddy

Business

Half a World Away, Drivers, Students and Teacher Still Come Together

Bob and Linda Caffee with students in France Bob and Linda Caffee went on a field trip with some students in France. (Bob and Linda Caffee)

Bob and Linda Caffee connected six years ago with teacher Stephanie Derrien-Guivarch, an English teacher in Saint-Malo, France. Their experience has been life-changing.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
January 2, 2019
Business, Equipment, Safety

Trucker Buddy Program Helps Drivers, Students Form Special Bond

Trucker Buddy Duane Donner, a driver for Walmart, with a student from Angela Green’s class during one of his visits to the school. (Angela Green)

To a child, large trucks can seem intimidating and truck drivers might be viewed as tough and unfriendly. A program called Trucker Buddy International helps squash misconceptions by connecting school-aged children with drivers.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
January 2, 2019
Business

Trucker Buddy Announces New Leadership

Trucker Buddy's Alan Welborn Welborn by Eugene Mulero/Transport Topics

ATLANTA — A popular nonprofit that has helped educate more than one million students about the life of truck drivers, as well as their experiences transporting freight, recently announced a management change at the top.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 28, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

Trucker Buddy Honors Drivers, Teachers

Clements, Killian by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Trucker Buddy International recognized four outstanding drivers and four outstanding teachers for their work in fostering relationships between schoolchildren and truck drivers.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 24, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

Trucker Buddy Expands Charity Work

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Trucker Buddy International said it is expanding its program in South Carolina with the help of Meritor Inc., donating money to 19 schools with underwriting from PeopleNet, and honored a group of truck drivers and school teachers.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
April 2, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Trucker Buddy, Boy Scouts Introduce Safety Program

Trucker Buddy International and the Boy Scouts of America said they are introducing a safety program at the Mid-America Trucking Show to help Scouts earn their Truck Transportation and Traffic Safety merit badges at the show.

Transport Topics
March 24, 2014