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Lindsay Lawler to Headline Third Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour
4/14/2015

Recording artist and Highway Angel spokesperson Lindsay Lawler today announced the initial tour dates for the third annual Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour, hosted by TravelCenters of America (TA). 

Professional Truck Driver Reports Suspicious Activity; Saves Woman Forced into Prostitution
4/3/2015

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is pleased to name its latest Highway Angel: Kevin Kimmel of Tavares, Florida. Kimmel, a professional truck driver for Con-way Truckload of Joplin, Missouri, is being recognized for making the phone call that resulted in saving an abducted woman. 

Truckload Carriers Association Bestows Highway Angel Award Posthumously to Jack Yancer
4/2/2015

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named Jack Yancer as its latest Highway Angel. Yancer was a professional truck driver who died while helping someone in the course of his job on the road.

Brian Puff Named TCA Highway Angel
3/19/2015

Brian Puff of Jacksonville, North Carolina, a professional truck driver for Crete Carrier Corporation of Lincoln, Nebraska, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). He is being recognized for his willingness to stop and help at the scene of a fatal accident. 

Highway Angel Pulls Man from Burning Car
3/17/2015

Mack Guffey, a professional truck driver with Atlantic Bulk Carriers of Providence Forge, Virginia, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). Guffey, a resident of Gainesboro, Tennessee, is being recognized for saving someoneís life without regard for his own safety. 

Professional Truck Driver Gives His Life to Save His Cousin
3/16/2015

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named Boyd Miles of Rocky Mount, Virginia, as its latest Highway Angel. Miles was a professional truck driver for Prime, Inc., of Springfield, Missouri, until his tragic death on April 26, 2014.

Keith Tuttle, Founder of Motor Carrier Service, LLC, Elected 2015-16 Chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association
3/12/2015

Keith Tuttle, founder of Motor Carrier Service, LLC (MCS), of Northwood, Ohio, has been elected the 2015-16 chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). After the vote by TCAís Board of Directors earlier this week, he was sworn in last night as part of the organizationís Annual Convention at the Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee, Florida.

Truckload Carriers Association Announces 2014 National Fleet Safety Award Winners: FTC Transportation, Inc. and Bison Transport
3/11/2015

Last night, as the Truckload Carriers Association wrapped up its Annual Convention at the Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee, Florida, two fleets were named the safest truckload carriers in North America. 

Truckload Carriers Association/Randall-Reilly Announce Winners of Prestigious Driver of the Year Contests
3/11/2015

Last night at its annual convention, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and its partner Randall-Reilly of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, announced the names of the two professional truck drivers who have earned grand prizes in the 2014 Driver of the Year competition. 

Rick Springfield Rocks the House at TCAís Scholarship Fund Gala
3/10/2015

On Monday, March 9, 2015, the Big 80ís came back in style for one ďawesomeĒ night during the Truckload Carriers Associationís (TCA) second-annual gala to benefit the organizationís Scholarship Fund.

Two Nebraska-Based Truckload Carriers Named Overall Winners of 2015 Best Fleets to Drive For: Grand Island Express and Fremont Contract Carriers
3/10/2015

On Tuesday, as part of its Annual Convention, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and its partner CarriersEdge announced the names of the overall winners of the 2015 Best Fleets to Drive For. 

Kim Richardson Receives PTDIís Highest Honor, the Lee J. Crittenden Memorial Award
3/10/2015

Kim Richardson, president of KRTS Transportation Specialists, Inc. (KRTS), of Caledonia, Ontario, is the 2015 recipient of the Lee J. Crittenden Memorial Award, presented by the Professional Truck Driver Institute, Inc. (PTDI). 

TCA Presents Highest Honor Posthumously to John Kaburick, President and Owner of Earl L. Henderson Trucking Co.
3/9/2015

Earlier today, during its convention at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Florida, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) posthumously named John Kaburick as the 2015 recipient of its prestigious Past Chairmenís Award.

Truckload Carriers Association Kicks Off 2015 Annual Convention with Reception Welcoming First Time/New Members
3/8/2015

Last night, against the unusual backdrop of The Wall That Heals, a 250-foot replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) launched its 2015 Annual Convention at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Florida. 

Truckload Carriers Association Launches New Learning Platform Specifically for Driver Training
2/26/2015

Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) announced today that Truckload Academy, its education and certification arm, is adding to its suite of educational options a new subscription-based, online learning platform specifically tailored to training professional truck drivers.

Accident Victim Rescued by TCA Highway Angel
2/19/2015

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named Joe Bearce of Sapulpa, Oklahoma, as a Highway Angel for rescuing a man from a desperate situation. Bearce is an escort driver with Stone Trucking Co. of Kiefer, Oklahoma.

Truckload Carriers Association Members Pledge To Hire 50,000 Veterans In Partnership With Hiring Our Heroes and FASTPORT
2/17/2015

Setting the course for a new year, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has announced a commitment on behalf of its 700 member companies to hire 50,000 veterans and military spouses into the truckload industry over the next four years. 

Truckload Carriers Association and EpicVue Announce Highway Angel of the Year
2/5/2015

At its upcoming Annual Convention, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and EpicVue will honor a Highway Angel of the Year who best embodies the spirit of the organizationís Highway Angel program. The 2014 recipient is David Ragland of Cotopaxi, Colorado, a professional truck driver with Kelleís Transport Service of West Valley City, Utah.

Twenty Winners Named 2015 Best Fleets to Drive For
1/30/2015

Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge of Markham, Ontario, have selected 20 trucking companies from across North America as the 2015 Best Fleets to Drive For. The 7th annual survey and contest identifies for-hire trucking companies that provide the best workplace experiences for their drivers.

PTDI Certifies First Military Truck Driver Training Course
1/29/2015

The Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) recently granted its first certification of a truck driver training course at a military facility when it recognized the U.S. Air Force Tractor Trailer Training (3T) program based at Dobbins Air Reserve Base near Atlanta, Georgia.

Truckload Carriers Association and Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Partner to Bring The Wall That Heals to Communities Across America
1/28/2015

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) are partnering to bring The Wall That Heals to communities across America.

Schools Receiving PTDI Course Recertification Address Need for Younger Drivers
1/26/2015

Despite 98-percent graduation rates, driver training programs that recently received the Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) course recertification expressed concern about filling the growing demand for drivers. The American Trucking Associations (ATA) projects a driver shortage increase to 200,000 by 2020, and the industry is already struggling to attract and retain new and younger drivers.

EpicVue to Sponsor Truckload Carriers Associationís Highway Angel Program
1/14/2015

Effective today, the Truckload Carriers Associationís Highway Angel program has a new, exclusive sponsor: EpicVue, providers of premium in-cab satellite TV packaged exclusively for the trucking industry.

Who Will Win Prestigious Title of Driver of the Year?
1/8/2015

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA),Overdrive Magazine, and TruckersNews.com are pleased to reveal the identities of the six finalists for the 2014 Driver of the Year competition.

 
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