Veterans

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November 14, 2016

Transport America Launches Vet Apprenticeship Program

Transport America, a subsidiary of TransForce, was recently approved by the Department of Labor and the Veterans Administration to offer an apprenticeship program to help military veterans transition into the transportation industry.

November 11, 2016

Baylor Trucking Honors Veterans With Pay Increase

Baylor Trucking, Milan, Ind., has expanded its Veteran's Recognition Program with a pay increase honoring all of those who have served.

November 10, 2016

Omnitracs: Veterans Make Safe and Reliable Truck Drivers

Independent research conducted by software provider Omnitracs finds military veterans to be safer and have fewer terminations than the average truck driver.

October 18, 2016

FMCSA Awards Nearly $1 Million to Help Train Veterans as Drivers

The FMCSA has awarded close to $1 million in grants to seven technical and community colleges to help train military veterans and their families for jobs as commercial truck and bus drivers.

August 30, 2016

CRST Offers Apprenticeship Program for Military Veterans

CRST International has been approved for the Veteran Apprenticeship Program, offered through the Department of Labor and the Veteran’s Administration.

July 15, 2016

Carrier Pledges 1,200 Veteran Hires by 2020

Averitt Express has pledged to add 1,200 veterans to its driving workforce by 2020 as part of its ongoing commitment to hiring military veterans.

July 8, 2016

Carrier Partners with Army to Help Soldiers Obtain CDLs

R&R Trucking has reached a multi-year agreement with the U.S. Army post at Fort Knox, Ky., to assist soldiers in obtaining a commercial driver’s license.

June 27, 2016

Schneider Presented With Ride of Pride Truck

As part of a program founded in 2002, Daimler Trucks North America presented the 2016 Ride of Pride truck to Schneider during a special ceremony commemorating military veterans

June 13, 2016

New Award Recognizes Top Rookie Military Veteran Drivers

Nominees are being sought for an award recognizing a veteran, guard member or reservist who has made a successful transition from military service into truck driving.

May 26, 2016

Volvo and Mack Honor Veterans with Ride for Freedom Trucks

Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks are participating in the annual Ride for Freedom rally in Washington, D.C., over Memorial Day weekend, with each manufacturer’s 2016 Ride for Freedom truck.

April 5, 2016

Video: How the Wyakin Foundation Helps Veterans Find Work

In this On the Spot video, Brent Taylor of the Wyakin Foundation explains how the organization helps veterans find employment in sectors like the trucking industry. Senior Editor Tom Berg spoke with him at the East Manufacturing booth at this year's Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

April 4, 2016

Trucking Firms Pledge Support for Guard, Reserve Employees

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Scores of trucking company representatives joined counterparts from associations and service providers in affirming their backing of the reserve components of the U.S. Armed Forces by signing a pledge at a meeting during the Mid-America Trucking Show last week.

March 15, 2016

FMCSA Seeks to Ease the Way for Vets to Become Truckers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration wants to make it easier for military veterans to transition into civilian careers in the truck and bus industry by simplifying the process of getting a Commercial Learner’s Permit or Commercial Driver’s License.

February 1, 2016

Meritor Extends Shoes for Soldiers Program

Meritor announced a one-year extension of “Shoes for Soldiers” and will donate up to $70,000 from remanufactured brake sales and corporate matching funds to the Wyakin Warrior Foundation.

December 7, 2015

Trucking Industry Pledges Support for Wreaths Across America

Several trucking associations, businesses and fleets have pledged support this holiday season for Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization that lays wreaths on the graves of veterans at locations around the nation.

October 8, 2015

Truck Driver Training Grants Aimed at Vets

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has awarded nearly $2.3 million in grants to train veterans and their families as truck and bus drivers.

September 23, 2015

Werner Veteran Apprenticeship Program Extended

Werner Enterprises is extending its Professional Truck Driver Apprenticeship Program from 12 to 24 months, after getting approval from the Department of Veteran Affairs.

June 25, 2015

Over 10,000 Veterans Used the CDL Skills Test Waiver

More than 10,000 veterans and active duty personnel have taken advantage of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Military Skills Test Waiver Program since it began in 2011.

June 16, 2015

Meritor Gives $50,000 to Help Wounded Veterans

Meritor announced that it has made a $50,000 contribution to the Wyakin Warrior Foundation, which mentors and gives financial assistance to veterans who are pursuing degrees.

June 9, 2015

Phillips Industries Raises Money to Support Wyakin Warrior Foundation

Phillips Industries recently raised and contributed over $30,000 to the Wyakin Warrior Foundation, an organization that helps severely wounded, injured, or ill post 9/11 veterans.

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