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November 23, 2015

Trucking Moves America Forward Launches Online Store

Trucking Moves America Forward, a trucking industry image and education movement, has opened at online store,

November 20, 2015

FedEx Delivering Trees for Troops

FedEx Corp. and the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation are joining forces again for a special delivery to America’s service members and their families with the Trees for Troops program.

November 19, 2015

Photos: Hauling the Capitol Christmas Tree

On Dec. 2, U.S. Speaker of the House John Ryan will be ready to light up this 74-foot tall Lutz Spruce on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building with thousands of LED lights and 4,000 ornaments. The official welcoming of the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree and the kickoff to the holidays is a tradition that began in 1964 by House Speaker John W. McCormack.

October 18, 2015

Trucking Image Campaign Running Strong

Executives with Trucking Moves America Forward reported that the group dedicated to creating a positive image for trucking is hitting its fundraising and advocacy goals for its second year of operation.

October 18, 2015

ATA Honors Mike Russell Trucking Industry Image Award Winners

PHILADELPHIA -- The American Trucking Associations honored its ninth annual Mike Russell Trucking Industry Image Award winners.

September 30, 2015

The Power of Dressing for Success

Drivers' appearance has an effect on trucking’s image – but did you know that in addition to affecting other peoples’ perceptions of you, how you dress can affect how well you do your job?

September 23, 2015

Trooper Builds Relationship with Truckers Through Facebook Page

"These guys are out here on the road 24/7, so are we. Why not make it a better working relationship?"

September 17, 2015

Help Driver Appreciation Video Go Viral

Can this National Truck Driver Appreciation Week video reach a million views by the end of the week?

September 14, 2015

ATA Kicks Off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is the week of Sept. 13-19, honoring drivers for their hard work and commitment.

August 28, 2015

NYT Op-Ed Attacks Trucking Industry – From the Inside

"The Trucks are Killing Us." The latest diatribe from an anti-truck group? No, it's an op-ed piece in the New York Times by a longtime former trucking editor. Deborah Lockridge writes about it in her All That's Trucking blog.

July 28, 2015

TMAF Offers Trailer Wraps to Support Trucking

Trucking Moves America Forward is offering trailer wraps as a way to promote the industry image and education program.

June 4, 2015

ATA Looking for Trucking Image Boosters

The ATA is seeking nominations for the ninth annual Mike Russell Trucking Industry Image Award, recognizing those who are creative in increasing positive awareness for the trucking industry.

May 18, 2015

Convoy Raises Funds for Make-A-Wish

It was the most beneficial traffic jam of the year. A convoy of 380 trucks rolled through central Pennsylvania on Mother’s Day, raising more than $300,000 for the Philadelphia, Northern Delaware & Susquehanna Valley chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. Photos courtesy of RoadPro.

May 11, 2015

Trucks Turn Out for Make-A-Wish Convoy

Thousands of spectators lined the roads in the Lancaster, Pennsylvania, area as hundreds of truckers (and some unusual other vehicles) took part in the annual Make-A-Wish Mother's Day Truck Convoy.

April 2, 2015

Women In Trucking Names Image Team Members

Five women have been chosen to be the members of Women In Trucking’s Image Team, the organization announced. The Image team will participate in public events for legislators, regulators and industry leaders to further the mission of WIT.

March 29, 2015

TA Names Citizen Drivers

TravelCenters of America announced its second annual “Citizen Driver” Award recipients Friday during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. The Citizen Driver Award recognizes professional drivers who help bring respect to the truck driving profession.

March 26, 2015

Trucking Moves America Forward Meets 2015 Goals

Trucking Moves America Forward, the industry-wide image and education movement, announced that had it reached its goal of raising $1 million since its inception last March, which was made possible by contributions from more than 100 trucking companies, allied members and individuals.

February 4, 2015

Square Pegs, Round Holes: Trucking & Demographics

As far back as 1996, it was abundantly clear that the driver shortage as we knew it then was nothing compared to what we face today. The driver shortage then was just a puff of smoke on the horizon. Today, we could say the torpedoes are in the water. It didn't have to be that way.

January 20, 2015

New America's Road Team Captains Honored at Volvo Trucks Event

Take 19 of the country's safest, most professional drivers and have them walk onto the truck factory floor and see their brand-new ride waiting, and they turn into a bunch of excited teenagers taking selfies.

January 15, 2015

Busted! How I Got Caught Littering -- Or So it Appeared

Sometimes things aren't exactly as they appear. Was Equipment Editor Jim Park really caught throwing something out the window on an Ultimate Test Drive video? Read the On the Road blog to find out.



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