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Wrapping a Trailer for COVID’s Everyday Heroes

Wrapping a Trailer for COVID’s Everyday Heroes

“We don’t only deliver freight. We deliver awareness.” That’s what Jim Barrett, president and CEO of Road Scholar Transport, likes to say about the Dunmore, Pennsylvania-based carrier’s “awareness fleet.” Its latest trailer wrap honors the everyday heroes of the pandemic.

August 3, 2020

Ozinga's Merry Mixer Truck Lights up the Holidays

Ozinga's Merry Mixer Truck Lights up the Holidays

Who doesn’t love sparkling lights during the holidays? One Chicago-area fleet is generating holiday spirit and goodwill with a specially-decked-out mixer truck that's touring the area with its animated holiday show.

December 20, 2018

Truckers Give Teen Birthday He'll Never Forget

Truckers Give Teen Birthday He'll Never Forget

You can’t help but smile when you read the story about how a disabled teenager who loves big rigs got a birthday present he’ll never forget – dozens of tractor-trailers turning up to Milton, Wisconsin, for his 16th birthday party.

August 23, 2018

Consumer Reports Takes on Truck Safety

Consumer Reports Takes on Truck Safety

When HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge sees a headline like “Reducing the Risks of Big Rigs” in a mainstream publication, she often opens the article with trepidation. Read about Consumer Reports' August story in her All That's Trucking blog.

August 17, 2018

Truckers Help Troopers Prevent Suicide

Truckers Help Troopers Prevent Suicide

Thirteen was a lucky number for a man who was threatening to jump to his death off of an overpass outside Detroit. In her All That's Trucking blog, Deborah Lockridge has the details of how truckers helped troopers on the highway outside Detroit.

April 25, 2018

Choptank Transport Helps Mentor Future Leaders

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 26, 2017

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

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.

June 12, 2017

Talking Trucking at the White House

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 28, 2017

CNN Highlights Trucking's Role in Fighting Human Trafficking
Helping Others Isn't Limited to the Holidays

Helping Others Isn't Limited to the Holidays

When Brayton Martin gets behind the wheel of a semi in the Mother’s Day Truck Convoy, anyone within earshot knows it. He lays on the horn. The longer and louder, the better. Learn more about how truckers helped this little boy in the All That's Trucking blog.

December 8, 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 20, 2016

Changing Perceptions, One Mind at a Time

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.

July 18, 2016

The Power of Dressing for Success

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 30, 2015

Trooper Builds Relationship with Truckers Through Facebook Page
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