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Oklahoma Truck Driver Wins Hero Title After Pulling Motorist from Burning Car

February 20, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named Joe Bearce of Sapulpa, Okla., as a Highway Angel for pulling an unconscious man from a burning vehicle. Bearce, an escort driver with Stone Trucking Co. of Kiefer, Okla., said he was traveling southbound on Highway 259 near Nacagdoches, Texas on the evening [...]

TCA Vows to Hire 50,000 Vets in Trucking Industry Over Next 4 Years

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

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) said Tuesday it has a commitment on behalf of its 700 member companies to hire 50,000 veterans and military spouses into the truckload industry over the next four years. TCA is working to secure hiring pledges for all 50,000 jobs during the first quarter of [...]

TCA Names Top 20 Winners of its ‘Best Fleets to Drive For’ Survey

February 3, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
TCA Names Top 20 Winners of its 'Best Fleets to Drive For' Survey

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge of Markham, Ontario, have selected 20 trucking companies from across North America as the “2015 Best Fleets to Drive For.” This seventh annual survey and contest identifies for-hire trucking companies that provide the best workplace experiences for their drivers. The next phase of [...]

TCA and Viet Vets Trucking ‘Wall That Heals’ to Cities Across Nation

January 30, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
TCA and Viet Vets Trucking the Wall That Heals to Cities Across Nation

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) are bringing a 250-foot-long replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to communities across America. Called The Wall That Heals, the chevron-shaped exhibit honors the more than three million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed forces during the [...]

Recently Recertified Truck Driver Schools See Need for Younger Drivers

January 27, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) said directors of two truck driver-training programs that recently received the Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) course recertification have expressed their concerns about filling the growing demand for drivers. With the American Trucking Associations (ATA) projecting a driver shortage increase to 200,000 by 2020, the [...]

TCA’s Highway Angel Program Nets EpicVue as New Sponsor

January 16, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News

Effective today, the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) Highway Angel program has a new, exclusive sponsor: EpicVue, a Salt Lake City-based company that provides in-cab satellite TV packaged exclusively for the trucking industry. “EpicVue was created to help with the long-haul truck driver’s quality of life, and the rapid and positive [...]

TCA Narrows the Field to a Half-dozen Truck Driver of the Year Finalists

January 9, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named six finalists for the 2014 Driver of the Year competition, including three owner operators and three company drivers. These drivers will now compete for the grand prize in their respective categories. Owner Operator of the Year contest finalists include: Glen Horack of Elkland, Mo., [...]

TCA Names Division Winners for its Truck Fleet Safety Awards

December 30, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Safety

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has announced the division winners for its 2014 National Fleet Safety Awards — the highest safety honor a carrier can earn each year. Over the past four decades, the award winners have been selected based on achieving the lowest ratio of accidents to total fleet [...]

300 Trucks Deliver a Record 720,000 Wreaths Across America

December 30, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Owner Operators

This holiday season, Wreaths Across America (WAA) celebrated a milestone, when for the first time ever it received enough money and manpower to cover each of the 230,000 headstones of every veteran interred at Arlington National Cemetery with a fresh remembrance wreath. At Arlington alone, nearly 50,000 volunteers were on [...]

TCA Expands its Benchmarking Service, Encompassing Truck Fleet Sizes

December 2, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is expanding its popular benchmarking services to provide multiple subscription levels. The trucking industry group’s benchmarking services allow fleets to compare their operations against those of equal size — as well as the industry’s leading trucking companies. Measured across multiple key attributes, each fleet participant [...]