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  1. While I don't know the numbers, the number of women in the trucking industry is growing rapidly. This souldn't be any surprise, women are very capable of doing the job and doing it very well.
  2. Truckdriver.com will be there in booth 2036, stop by and say hi.
  3. I recently received a RoadHawk HD dash cam for review. So far it's great. http://www.truckdriver.com/rh/
  4. News Release Global Headquarters: 200 Innovation Way, Akron, Ohio 44316-0001 Media Website: www.GoodyearNewsRoom.com Contact:Mike Manges 330-796-6380 michael_manges@goodyear.com Goodyear Provides “Sneak Preview” Of NewWaste Haul Tire At Waste Expo Endurance WHA Is Part Of Goodyear’sTotal Solution For Waste Haul Fleets AKRON,Ohio, June 3, 2015 – TheGoodyear Tire & Rubber Company has launched its longest-wearing waste haultire that it believes will become the “go-to” tire for waste haul fleets acrossNorth America. “Goodyear wants to help waste haul fleet
  5. Gordon Trucking wins safety management awards GordonTrucking was honored by two statewide associations. Thisspring, both the Indiana Motor Trucking Association (IMTA) and the IllinoisTrucking Association (ITA) hosted summits to recognize fleets for excellencein safety management. Gordon Trucking Inc.,headquartered in Pacific, Wash. won the Fleet Safety Awards for the largefleet divisions in both Illinois and Indiana. “Weare honored to be recognized by the IMTA and ITA for our commitment to safeoperation,” says Brett Terchila, Vice President of Operations for GordonTrucking Inc., eastern
  6. Women In Trucking Announces June Member of the Month Plover, WI (June 1, 2015 )- Women In Trucking Association(WIT) announces Tina Evans as its June Member of the Month. Tina isan owner/operator that has been driving an expedite truck for 14years with her husband Tom. They chose expediting because it was common for a husband to be able to trainhis wife. With Tom’s background, this was the best choice for them.Once they purchased a truck, Tom went out on the road to gain more experience. Tina used Tom’s home time as an opportunity to practice her driving skills intheir truck. After g
  7. News Release Global Headquarters: 200 Innovation Way, Akron, Ohio 44316-0001 Media Website: www.GoodyearNewsRoom.com Contact:Mike Manges 330-796-6380 michael_manges@goodyear.com Goodyear Expands Offerings At Three CommercialTire & Service Center Retread Plants Fleets Can Access New Goodyear Tires,24/7 Emergency Roadside Service AKRON,Ohio, May 27, 2015 – In aneffort to better service fleets, Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centerretread plants in three important, high-traffic areas have opened sales andservice departments, giving trucking opera
  8. Like or hate your dash cam? Tell us about it. Does your company require or prohibit dash cams?
  9. Shell Rotella SuperRigsWill Host a Full Weekend of Activities Pre-registration ensures VIP parking for all the events Contestants will be rolling into the 33rd Annual ShellRotella SuperRigs in only a few weeks. Judging will begin at 7:30 a.m. onThursday, June 11 and run through 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 at Retama Parkin Selma, Texas. The weekend will be filled with events and activitiesfor truckers and their families. Highlights include $25,000 in cash andprizes, truck parade and light show, horse racing, the SuperRibs BBQ Cook-offand more. There will also be free concerts on Thurs
  10. PRESS RELEASE Jackson, MS – May 6, 2015 Miller Transporters, Inc. bulkcarrier based in Jackson, MS and National Tank Truck Carrier member, waspresented the Platinum Award by Great West Casualty Company as part of the 2015National Safety Awards Program. Thismarks the second consecutive year that Miller has been awarded the NationalSafety Awards Program’s highest honor. The National Safety AwardsProgram recognized carriers in similar operations (truckload and less thantruckload) with awards based on their year-end preventable accidentresults. Carriers are eligible toreceive a Plati
  11. For Immediate Release May 11, 2015 Contact: David Heller, PTDI Program Director (703) 647-7015 or dheller@truckload.org PTDI Certification at Military Facilities Ensures Safety, Marketability, and Proper Training Alexandria, Virginia – The Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) has certified the first contract training course at a U.S. Army installation and a second U.S. Air Force truck driver training course, broadening both the marketability of veterans and the pool of properly trained military drivers. “The truck driver train
  12. For Immediate Release November 21, 2014 Contact: Deborah Sparks, Vice President, Development (703) 838-1950 or dsparks@truckload.org Truckload Carriers Association Releases Updated Logo New design modernizes the previous logo, which dates back to the 1980s Alexandria, Virginia -- The Board of Directors of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has adopted a revised logo to represent the organization. The new design is the result of a two-month effort by TCA’s Communications & Image Policy Committee, led by co-chairs Sherri Garner Brumbaugh, president and CEO of Garner Tra
  13. Check these web sites for great info, Professional Truck Driver Institute, PTDI, http://ptdi.org/ PTDI works with carriers and schools with minimum training requirements. Not all schools have the same requirements to "pass" as a truck driver. PTDI does a great job with this. Another one is National Association of Publicly Funded Truck Driving Schools (NAPFTDS) http://napftds.org/ this is an organisation for publicly funded schools, Vocational or tech schools. Both of these are great resources for truck driver training and can give you options for training in your area.
  14. If some one wanted to take part in your testing how would they get in touch with you? Brian
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