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Search for Trucking Industry’s Top Rookie Driver Begins Today

May 16, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

A check for $10,000 and a package of prizes will be awarded to the skillful professional truck driver who is named Trucking’s Top Rookie late this summer. The award — which is named in honor of the late Mike O’Connell — recognizes the best professional truck driver who has been [...]

Tank Truck Organization Focuses on Retaining Members, Growth

April 14, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

Ryan Streblow has joined the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) as its senior vice president of sales and marketing, bringing more than 15 years of sales experience in the transportation sector including direct experience in environmental transportation. Streblow is widely recognized for his contributions on the supplier side of the [...]

TCA Honors Trucker Who Rescues Pregnant Motorist in Rollover

February 16, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Safety

Josh Grimaldi, a truck driver for Prime Inc. in Springfield, Mo., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) after rescuing a pregnant woman following a rollover accident. On a cold and snowy evening last Dec. 13, Grimaldi was driving westbound on Interstate 80 over Donner [...]

NY Truck Driver Earns Hero Title for Pulling Motorist from Burning Car

February 11, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Safety

New York truck driver Julian Kaczor, who drives for Leonard’s Transportation of Farmington, N.Y., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) after saving a man trapped in a burning car after it crashed. In early July of this year, Kaczor said he was driving in [...]

Highway Angel Helps Professional Truck Driver Escape Fire

February 9, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named Edward Wilcher, a professional truck driver for Roadrunner Expedite of Belleville, Mich., a Highway Angel for helping another truck driver escape from his burning vehicle. On Aug. 20, 2015, Wilcher had just parked after picking up his truck from the mechanic at Love’s [...]

TCA and CarriersEdge Name Best Fleets to Drive For in 2016

January 28, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge are announced the 2016 Best Fleets to Drive For. In this, the 8th annual survey and contest, these 20 for-hire trucking companies from across North America are being recognized for providing outstanding workplace experiences for their employees and professional truck drivers: Bay and [...]

TCA Honors Truck Driver Who Saves Passenger in Cardiac Arrest

January 13, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Safety

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named Joseph Wiggins of Plant City, Fla., a truck driver for Phillip Williams & Sons, a Highway Angel. Wiggins is being recognized for saving a man in cardiac arrest. Last May, Wiggins was traveling north on Interstate 95 just north of St. Augustine, Fla., [...]

TCA Targets Sedentary Lifestyle of Truck Driver With Wellness Program

December 4, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Safety
TCA Targets Sedentary Lifestyle of Truck Driver With Wellness Program

The trucking industry is losing many professional truck drivers to the health problems that arise from a sedentary lifestyle, which is why the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is partnering with Rolling Strong, a leading authority on driver wellness, to offer a new driver wellness program that will launch in January [...]

Truckload Carriers Association Names John Lyboldt as President

December 1, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

The executive committee of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has voted for John Lyboldt as the association’s new president. He succeeds Brad Bentley, who resigned in late August due to family obligations. A special task force led by TCA Chairman Keith Tuttle conducted the search, reviewing more than 70 applications [...]

Teamsters Laud Senate Vote Putting Brakes on Double 33-foot Trailers

November 12, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Regulations, Safety
Teamsters Laud Senate Vote Putting Brakes on Double 33-foot Trailers

A U.S. Senate vote this week opposing a federal mandate that would force states to allow large trucks to pull double 33-foot trailers was applauded by the Teamsters Union, which said the 56-31 vote will keep larger, more dangerous trucks off the nation’s highways. “On behalf of our more than [...]