Veterans

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January 24, 2018

SAF-Holland Donates $60K to Wyakin Foundation

SAF-Holland has announced its continued support of the Wyakin Foundation through its Gold Line Quality Parts product line with Vipar Heavy Duty members, donating $60,000 to the charitable group.

January 9, 2018

Trump Signs Bills to Help Veterans Become Drivers, Curb Human Trafficking

President Donald Trump signed into law two bills that affect the trucking industry – the Jobs for Our Heroes Act, which helps veterans attain commercial drivers licenses, and the No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act, which bans drivers who are involved in human trafficking from driving professionally for life.

December 19, 2017

Freightliner Trucks Deliver Wreaths Across America

Sherri Garner Brumbaugh, president and CEO of Garner Trucking Inc. and vice chairman of the American Trucking Association (ATA), has donated the use of patriotic, custom-painted Freightliner trucks and their drivers to volunteer with Wreaths Across America for five years.

December 13, 2017

Pam Transport Sends Custom Trucks to Deliver Wreaths

Pam Transport has sent four military-themed custom wrapped Peterbilt trucks to deliver wreaths to the Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.

December 12, 2017

Omnitracs Honors Veterans with Wreaths

For the eighth consecutive year, Omnitracs has pledged $25,000 towards the purchase of 2,500 wreaths to be laid on the graves of our nation’s veterans.

November 10, 2017

Western Star Offers Veterans Discounts on New Trucks

Western Star Trucks and Daimler Truck Financial have announced that their program to give discounts on new trucks to U.S. and Canadian military veterans will continue throughout 2018.

September 28, 2017

SAF-Holland Offers 20K Lift Axle Suspension System

SAF-Holland has introduced its large-capacity 20K Neway LSZ auxiliary steerable lift axle suspension, designed to be more compact with increased lift speed and improved ride performance.

June 30, 2017

Schneider Chooses Navy Veteran to Drive Ride of Pride Truck

Schneider has been selected to receive Freightliner’s Ride of Pride truck and has chosen David Price, a Navy Reserve veteran who completed tours in Kuwait and Afghanistan, to drive the military-themed vehicle.

May 26, 2017

Mack Honors Fallen Military Members at Ride for Freedom Rally

Mack Trucks employees will participate in the Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom rally during Memorial Day weekend to pay tribute to America’s fallen military members.

May 25, 2017

House Bills Seek to Ease Veterans’ Path into Trucking

Acting in bipartisan fashion, as it often does, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved two bills on May 24 intended to make it easier for military personnel and veterans to obtain Commercial Driver Licenses.

May 24, 2017

Volvo Truck Honors Military Heroes

Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Va., unveiled the design of its 2017 Ride for Freedom truck featuring the all new VNR model, which will accompany a motorcade of about 160 motorcycles from the plant to Washington, D.C., during the “Run for the Wall” motorcycle rally Memorial Day weekend.

March 14, 2017

Trucking Company Faces EEOC Lawsuit Over Veteran’s Service Dog

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against CRST Expedited for allegedly failing to accommodate a veteran with a service dog and then retaliating against the man.

February 8, 2017

U.S. Xpress Expands Military Recruitment Initiative

The Veterans Administration has granted accreditation to U.S. Xpress as part of the Post 9/11 GI Bill Apprenticeship Program that allows eligible veterans to receive educational benefits from the VA while training as a driver or technician for the company.

January 6, 2017

Fleet Celebrates Veterans With Custom Trailer Mural

Green Bay, Wis.-based trucking company Contract Transport Services has decorated a full box trailer with a military recognition mural to honor the company’s veteran employees and all veterans in the area.

December 15, 2016

Trucking Industry Transports Wreaths Across America

Several companies, associations and fleets in the trucking industry are once again participating in the Wreaths Across America cause, honoring veterans who have died by placing a wreath on their graves.

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.

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