Business, TCA

Missouri Carrier CFI Embraces Veterans, Women as Drivers

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If you see an eye-catching new big rig on the interstate, you might be able to thank a Joplin trucking company for it.

Emily Younker | The Joplin (Mo.) Globe
August 22, 2018

Female Driver Outreach May Need Rethinking

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Efforts to attract more female drivers to trucking are facing headwinds, despite some organizations pushing hard to make the industry more open to women.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
December 14, 2017
Equipment, Business

Female-Friendly Equipment Prevents Injuries, Improves Ease of Use, Drivers, Suppliers Say

To help attract and retain female drivers, a number of fleets and manufacturers are adding specialized equipment to help reduce injuries and minimize the amount of strength needed to complete certain tasks, which contribute to a better life on the road.

Mindy Long | Contributing Writer
August 11, 2016

Nominations Open for 2015 Woman in Trucking Award

Women in Trucking Association and Navistar Inc. are seeking candidates for the 2015 Influential Woman in Trucking award.

Transport Topics
December 22, 2014

Women In Trucking Announces Finalists for Influential Woman of the Year

The Women in Trucking Association announced the four finalists for its Influential Woman in Trucking award.

Transport Topics
March 19, 2014

ATRI’s Rebecca Brewster Wins 2013 ‘Influential Woman In Trucking’ Award

Rebecca Brewster, president and chief operating officer of the American Transportation Research Institute, has received the 2013 Influential Woman in Trucking award.

Transport Topics
March 6, 2013

Facilities Focus on Safety, Health Concerns in Response to an Increase in Female Drivers

As the number of women truck drivers increases, truck-stop operators say they are adding services that are meant to allay concerns about safety, cleanliness, health and respect that often trouble their female customers.

July 4, 2011