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September 11, 2017

Florida Truck Driver Helps Save Unresponsive Man

David Miller saw a man fall on the floor, unresponsive. The driver performed CPR until emergency medical services arrived, helping save the man's life.

September 11, 2017

ATA Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

American Trucking Associations kicked off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, a week-long celebration of the trucking industry’s 3.5 million professional truck drivers.

August 28, 2017

Safety Sammy is Official Name of TMAF Mascot

After a months' long contest to name its official mascot, Trucking Moves America Forward has finally announced that the cartoon truck will be known as Safety Sammy.

June 26, 2017

Choptank Transport Helps Mentor Future Leaders

When it comes to improving the image of the trucking industry and getting young people interested in pursuing careers, it’s hard to beat the personal approach of being involved with your community’s youth. Read about one 3PL's efforts in Deborah Lockridge's All That's Trucking blog.

June 12, 2017

New York Times Paints Portrait of Truckers' Lives on the Road

The New York Times recently ran a piece about the lives of truck drivers that may not have helped raise the profile of truck driving as a potential career, but it and a follow-up piece did paint a colorful portrait of the life of a trucker, as Deborah Lockridge explains in her All That's Trucking blog.

April 28, 2017

Talking Trucking at the White House

So what was it like getting to park a couple of semi trucks on the White House Lawn and shake hands with the president of the United States? Deborah Lockridge shares some of ATA Chairman Kevin Burch's comments in her All That's Trucking blog.

April 14, 2017

America’s 'Check Engine Light' is On, Says New Film About Failing Infrastructure

America’s roads and bridges aren’t far from failing. And when that happens, the country will have about five days of normalcy before the trucks stop rolling and chaos ensues, says filmmaker Jennifer Clymer.

April 12, 2017

CNN Highlights Trucking's Role in Fighting Human Trafficking

CNN tells the story of human trafficking through the eyes of a trucker who was responsible for the liberation of a 20-year-old abused and tortured sex slave. Deborah Lockridge has more in her All That's Trucking blog.

April 11, 2017

Gallery: Paul K. Young Truck Beauty Contest 2017

The bevy of beauties at this year's Paul K. Young Truck Beauty contest at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, seemed a little thinner. There were fewer of the highly customized "Mafia" style trucks, and the winners list showed a preference for more traditional entries. There were some nicely done classics and some brand new trucks as well. Here's a sample of what we saw out behind the stables this year. All photos by Jim Park.

March 27, 2017

Trucking Moves America Forward Celebrates Third Year

Trucking Moves America Forward gave an update on its efforts to promote a positive trucking image at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, last week.

March 23, 2017

Goodyear Names 34th Highway Hero at MATS

David Webb of Billings, Montana, accepted the 34th Goodyear Highway Hero Award during the Mid-America Trucking Show for saving the life of an incapacitated driver.

August 11, 2016

FMCSA Shows Drivers How to Share the Road with Trucks

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has launched Our Roads, Our Responsibility, a safety-focused campaign to raise public awareness about how to operate safely around large commercial vehicles.

July 20, 2016

Drivers Behaving Badly

There are bad apples in any profession, but the visibility of tractor-trailers tends to result in more media coverage. There were a few real doozies this week that Deborah Lockridge highlights in her All That's Trucking blog.

July 18, 2016

Changing Perceptions, One Mind at a Time

When it comes to changing perceptions about trucking, nothing beats a hands-on show-and-tell experience. Read about what one association is doing in this arena in Deborah Lockridge's All That's Trucking blog.

June 29, 2016

Iowa Spreads the Word About Trucking

More than 30 companies are competing with each other in the Iowa Motor Truck Association’s trucking image campaign, spreading positive outreach about the trucking industry's impact on the daily lives of Iowans.

April 8, 2016

Women in Trucking Introduces 2016 Image Team

The Women In Trucking Association announced the 13 members of its 2016 Image Team at the 7th annual Salute to Women Behind the Wheel event in Louisville, Ky.

March 31, 2016

Trucking Moves America Forward Reports on Image Movement Progress

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Trucking Moves America Forward, the industry-wide image and education movement, reported significant achievements in the past year in its mission to change the public perception of the trucking industry.

February 22, 2016

ATA Seeks 2017 America’s Road Team Members

American Trucking Associations has officially opened the nominating process for professional truck drivers to serve on the 2017-2018 America’s Road Team.

January 27, 2016

Ohio Trucking Company Organizes Bottled Water Drive for Flint

Kevin Burch grew up in Flint, Mich.,, so it's only natural that he would start a campaign to get trucking companies involved in providing bottled water to the city whose water has been poisoned by dangerous levels of lead.

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, ShopTMAF.com.

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