Women Drivers

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November 8, 2017

Women in Trucking, TranStrategy Partners Offer Professional Development Certification

The Women In Trucking Association and TranStrategy Partners have launched a Professional Development Certification program for association members.

April 20, 2017

Women and Men Leave Truck Driving Jobs for Different Reasons

A turnover survey of women drivers has found that dissatisfaction with tractors topped a list of reasons why the leave a carrier.

March 7, 2017

Thinking About Female Drivers on International Women's Day

Wednesday, March 8, is International Women’s Day. And while historically, trucking is a heavily male profession, Omnitracs and the Women in Trucking Association have crunched some data indicating that women may actually make better truck drivers than men.

January 3, 2017

Women In Trucking Seeks to Accurately Count Women in Trucking

The Women In Trucking Association has created the WIT Index in an effort to more accurately track the number of women working in the trucking industry.

April 12, 2016

200 Drivers Honored in Salute to Women Behind the Wheel

Women In Trucking honored nearly 200 female professional drivers with its 7th annual Salute to Women Behind the Wheel at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show.

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 23, 2016

Supermarket Driver is First Woman to Win Maryland Trucking Award

The Maryland Motor Truck Association named Annette Womack, a driver for Giant Food, the association's 2015 Driver of the Year.

February 9, 2016

Cosmo and the Woman Trucker

Cosmopolitan is not where most would-be truckers will turn for advice on launching a career behind the wheel.

January 7, 2016

Women In Trucking Seeks Image Team Members

Women In Trucking is seeking industry professionals for its Image Team to represent the association and bring awareness to causes affecting women in the trucking industry.

November 1, 2015

One Woman Driver's Take on the Driver Shortage

Amanda Jones has been on the road with husband Art Johansson for 13 years and driving for a little less than a year, so she's got some interesting perspectives on what fleets can do to attract and keep drivers, especially female ones.

October 6, 2015

Driver Shortage Hits Highest Recorded Level in 2015

An ATA report is projecting a shortage of 48,000 drivers by the end of 2015, marking the highest recorded level in trucking's history.

September 25, 2015

Trucking Company Settles Strength Exam Discrimination Case

Central Refrigerated Service has agreed to settle a sex and age discrimination case involving a mandatory strength exam for applicants.

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 1, 2015

Expanding the Driver Pool

In the face of a shrinking, aging driver population with high levels of driver turnover the trucking industry and individual carriers are looking for ways to expand the driver pool. Part 3 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.

February 25, 2015

Women In Trucking Partners with University of Memphis on Index

Women In Trucking will begin work on a system to track the number of women serving in the trucking industry with the help of the Civil Engineering Department at the University of Memphis.

February 10, 2015

Ryder Offers Trucks Designed for Women Drivers

A female-friendly heavy-duty truck package will be available for lease through Ryder System designed with the help of several OEMs and the Women In Trucking Association.

January 7, 2015

Women In Trucking Looking for Image Team Drivers

Women In Trucking is accepting nominations for its Image Team through Jan. 31. The Image team will be announced at the Salute to Women Behind the Wheel event at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March.

October 24, 2014

UPS Female Driver First to Reach 4 Million Accident-Free Miles

On Friday, when UPS tractor-trailer driver Ginny Odom completed her usual 650-mile route towing twin 28-foot trailers from Orlando to Unadilla, Ga., and back, she became the first female UPS driver in history to drive 40 years and more than 4 million miles without so much as a fender bender.

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