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TCA Hosts Trucking Workshop With Tips by ‘Best Fleets’

May 19, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge will share tips and best practices from this year’s Best Fleets to Drive For annual survey and contest during a new, one-day workshop. Called “Inspired to Excellence: Making the ‘Best Fleets’ Grade,” the workshop will be July 30 in Chicago. Best Fleets to [...]

TCA Honors Maverick Transportation VP for Safety Achievements

May 5, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Safety

The Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) on Monday presented the organization’s 2015 Clare C. Casey Award to Dean Newell, vice president of safety and training for Maverick Transportation, of North Little Rock, Ark. The award was presented at TCA’s annual Safety & Security Division meeting in Charlotte, N.C. and is given [...]

Florida Truck Driver Rescues Woman Purportedly Forced into Prostitution

April 7, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named Kevin Kimmel of Tavares, Fla., as its latest Highway Angel after the Con-way Truckload driver made a phone call that resulted in saving an abducted woman. Kimmel had completed some deliveries one night in early January, and had pulled into a New Kent, [...]

Professional Truck Driver Assists Victim of Fiery Nebraska Head-on Crash

March 23, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

Brian Puff, a professional truck driver for Crete Carrier of Lincoln, Neb., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). The Jacksonville, N.C., driver was recognized for his willingness to stop and help at the scene of a fatal accident. On a late morning in mid-October [...]

Prime Inc. Truck Driver Sacrifices Own Life to Save Fellow Trucker

March 18, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named Boyd Miles of Rocky Mount, Va., as its latest Highway Angel after the professional truck driver pushed another driver who was standing on the edge of a freeway out of harm’s way, sacrificing his own life in the effort. Miles was a professional [...]

FTC Transportation and Bison Transport Named TCA’s Safest Fleets

March 12, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Safety
FTC Transportation and Bison Transport Named TCA’s Safest Fleets

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) wrapped up its annual convention Kissimmee, Fla., this week by naming two truck fleets the safest truckload carriers in North America. FTC Transportation Inc., of Oklahoma City, and Bison Transport of Winnipeg, Manitoba, are the 2014 grand prizewinners of the prestigious contest, sponsored by Great [...]

2015 Influential Woman in Trucking Award Goes to KW’s Kari Rihm

March 11, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) presented its fifth annual Influential Woman in Trucking award to Kari Rihm, president and CEO of Rihm Kenworth, during this week’s Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) annual meeting. The Influential Woman in Trucking award, which is sponsored by Navistar, recognizes women in the trucking industry [...]

Lytx Bringing its Truck Safety Strategies to the TCA Conference Next Week

March 5, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety, Technology

Lytx Inc., the San Diego-based global leader in video-based driver safety, will have a strong presence at the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Annual Conference, March 8-11 in Kissimmee, Fla., highlighted by presentations on “Changing Driver Behavior Through Coaching,” which will be held in the conference’s “Trucking in the Round” sessions. [...]

TCA Adds Online Learning Platform Designed for Truck Drivers

March 2, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety, Technology

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) said Truckload Academy — its education and certification arm — is adding a new subscription-based, online learning platform specifically tailored to training professional truck drivers. Driver Connect, powered by CarriersEdge and KRTS Online Highway, fits the lifestyles of professional drivers, while giving trainers an easy-to-implement [...]

TCA Names Bay & Bay Among Top 20 Best Truck Fleets for Drivers

February 25, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
TCA Names Bay & Bay Among Top 20 Best Truck Fleets for Drivers

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA), and CarriersEdge of Markham, Ontario, have selected Bay & Bay Transportation of Rosemount, Minn., as one of 20 North American trucking companies to the “2015 Best Fleets to Drive For” list. The seventh annual survey and contest identifies for-hire trucking companies that provide the best [...]