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Trucking Industry Transports Record Number of Fresh Wreaths to Veterans Cemeteries in Support of “Wreaths Across America Day”
12/14/2012

The trucking industry has always maintained a close connection with the U.S. armed forces, as many of our best drivers and personnel hail from military backgrounds.

Kenny Cass of FedEx Freight to Be Recognized in Front of Thousands as 2012 Highway Angel of the Year
12/13/2012

This Saturday, December 15, 2012, in front of 34,000 fans at the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and Internet Truckstop will publicly recognize Kenny Cass as the 2012 Highway Angel of the Year.

Highway Angel Aids Motorists Involved in Fatal Accident
12/12/2012

Norman Loney, Jr., of Richmond, Virginia, an owner operator leased to Brown Trucking of Lithonia, Georgia, has been named a Highway Angel by TCA.

Truckload Carriers Association Selects Highway Angel of the Year
12/3/2012

2012 marks the fifth time that the Truckload Carriers Association has selected a Highway Angel of the Year who best embodies the spirit of the organization’s Highway Angel program.

TCA Highway Angel Spokesperson Lindsay Lawler to Perform December 4 at Lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree
11/30/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is pleased to announce that its official Highway Angel spokesperson, country music singer Lindsay Lawler, will perform December 4 at the lighting ceremony of the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree.

TCA Launches Online Certificate Program
11/27/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) proudly announces the launch of its latest Truckload Academy offering: an online certificate program for fleet and driver managers.

Owner Operator Helps Motorist Who Passed Out Behind the Wheel
11/2/2012
The Truckload Carriers Association has named its latest Highway Angel: Professional truck driver Pavel Kolacek of Thunder LLC, High Ridge, Missouri.
Professional Truck Driver Finds Toddler Wandering in Road at 4 a.m.
11/1/2012
The Truckload Carriers Association proudly announces that Rodney L. Smith of Plant City, Florida, has been named its latest Highway Angel.
Driver’s Professionalism Shines Through
10/24/2012
The Truckload Carriers Association has added a new Highway Angel to its roster: professional truck driver Stephen Turley of Huber Heights, Ohio.
Professional Truck Driver Helps Flustered Motorist
10/9/2012
When no one else will stop, it is often a professional truck driver who saves the day.
Truck Driver’s Defensive Driving Prevents a Bad Situation from Getting Worse
10/5/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association is pleased to name its latest Highway Angel: David Strozewski of Amarillo, Texas.

TCA Sponsors NTDAWW Activities Focused on Health Fairs and Celebrity Walks
9/21/2012
Despite storms and strong wind in parts of the United States, the Truckload Carriers Association and various state trucking associations hosted successful health fairs and "celebrity walks" at 12 TA/Petro locations on September 18.
Ditch the Pack!
9/13/2012
As part of this year's National Truck Driver Appreciation & Wellness Week, the Truckload Carriers Association has designated Sept. 20, 2012, as "Ditch the Pack" day.
Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation & Wellness Week September 18th with Health Fairs and Celebrity Walks
9/11/2012
During National Truck Driver Appreciation & Wellness Week, the Truckload Carriers Association and state trucking associations will host health fairs and "celebrity walks" designed to get drivers exercising, eating better, and taking charge of their bodies.
Truck Driver Frees Children from Crunched Minivan
9/7/2012
Professional truck driver Jason Harte of Rogers, Arkansas, has been named a Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel.
Driver Team Aids Family After a Moose Collides with Their Car
9/5/2012
The Truckload Carriers Association is pleased to name a team of professional truck drivers as its latest Highway Angels.
TCA Opens Nominations for Best Fleets to Drive For
9/4/2012
Now through October 31, 2012, the Truckload Carriers Association will accept nominations for the fifth annual Best Fleets to Drive For contest and survey.
Registrations for TCA’s Combined Open Deck and Independent Contractor Divisions’ Annual Meetings Continue to Rise
8/30/2012
As the annual meetings of the Truckload Carriers Association’s Open Deck and Independent Contractor divisions approach, registrations have already exceeded last year’s numbers.
TCA Announces Participants in Second North American Battle of Trucking’s Weight Loss Showdown
8/27/2012
The Truckload Carriers Association’s first weight loss challenge (held earlier this year) helped individuals lose a combined 3,022 pounds, or 10 percent of their collective body weight.
Wreaths Across America and Truckload Carriers Association Join Forces to Honor the Nation’s Fallen Heroes
8/23/2012

Each year, trucking companies and professional truck drivers donate their tractor-trailers and time to deliver thousands of remembrance wreaths to our nation’s military cemeteries on behalf of Wreaths Across America (WAA).

New Name for National Truck Driver Appreciation & Wellness Week (NTDAWW) Demonstrates Industry’s Commitment to Health
8/22/2012

Annually since 1998, the trucking industry has set aside the third week of September to recognize and thank its professional drivers.

Highway Angel Helps Fellow Driver Survive a Heart Attack
8/20/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association has added a new name to its roster of Highway Angels.

TCA Collaborates with Internet Truckstop and Big Truck TV to Offer Truckload-Specific Economic Webcasts to TCA Members
8/14/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association is collaborating with Internet Truckstop and Big Truck TV to offer TCA members a useful, new resource: a twice monthly webcast highlighting truckload-specific economic and industry data.

Country Singer’s Radio Show Extends Reach of TCA’s Highway Angel Program
8/10/2012
It has been 15 years since the Truckload Carriers Association launched Highway Angels, a program that heightens public awareness of professional truck drivers’ helpful, and often heroic, good deeds on the highways.
24 Students Receive Scholarships From the Truckload Carriers Association
8/8/2012
The Truckload Carriers Association is pleased to announce it has selected 24 college scholarship recipients for the 2012-2013 academic year.
TCA Names Kenny Cass a Highway Angel
7/23/2012
The Truckload Carriers Association is pleased to announce that Kenny Cass of FedEx Freight, Portland, Oregon, has been named a Highway Angel for helping at the scene of an accident.
Professional Truck Driver Rescues Badly Injured Motorist Whose Vehicle Was Barely Visible from the Roadway
7/16/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association is pleased to announce the name of its latest Highway Angel: Larry Druckamiller of Warsaw, Indiana.

TCA Hosts 29th Annual Refrigerated Division Meeting
7/11/2012
The Truckload Carriers Association’s annual Refrigerated Division Meeting got underway today at the Coeur d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
Bryan Blair Named TCA Highway Angel
7/9/2012
The Truckload Carriers Association has added Bryan Blair to its roster of Highway Angels – professional truck drivers who have gone above and beyond to help fellow motorists while out on the road.
TCA Members Find Creative, New Ways to Support National Image Campaign
6/18/2012
With an ever-expanding list of programs and initiatives, the Truckload Carriers Association is constantly working to increase awareness about the trucking industry and to promote its positive image.
TCA Launches Inaugural Issue of Truckload Authority Magazine
5/25/2012
Members of the Truckload Carriers Association will soon enjoy a new resource from the organization they depend on for knowledge, insight, and assistance.
Jerry Waddell of Cargo Transporters, Inc. Named TCA’s 2012 Safety Professional of the Year
5/21/2012
The Truckload Carriers Association’s Safety & Security Division has presented its 2012 Safety Professional of the Year Award to Jerry Waddell, safety director for Cargo Transporters, Inc. of Claremont, North Carolina.
Safety & Security Division Honors Winners of Trucking’s Weight Loss Showdown
5/21/2012
Losing weight is rarely fun or easy, but winners of the Truckload Carriers Association’s inaugural Trucking’s Weight Loss Showdown proved that it can be done – and have been richly rewarded for their efforts.
Prime, Inc. and Driver Carl Bailey of Hirschbach Motor Lines Take Top Honors in TCA’s Trucking’s Weight Loss Showdown
5/11/2012
The Truckload Carriers Association is proud to announce the winners of its inaugural Trucking’s Weight Loss Showdown.
Truckload Carriers Association Announces Opening of Scholarship Program for 2012-13
5/1/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association officially opened the application process for its annual scholarship program this morning.

Professional Truck Driver Posthumously Named TCA Highway Angel
5/1/2012
The Truckload Carriers Association has learned of a professional truck driver who was killed while attempting to help an accident victim.
Truck Driver Helps Man Having Heart Attack
3/22/2012
The Truckload Carriers Association’s latest Highway Angel is Jonathan “AZ” Atzenhofer, a professional truck driver for FTC Transportation, Inc., of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Truck Driver Helps Diabetic Motorist
3/19/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association is pleased to announce the name of its latest Highway Angel: Jonathan W. Bennett, a professional truck driver for Walden Haulers Group, Inc., of Harriman, Tennessee.

TCA Files Motion to Intervene with Federal Court in HOS Challenge
3/15/2012
This morning, Truckload Carriers Association filed a motion to intervene with the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in litigation challenging the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s recently published hours-of-service regulations.
Mike Mozley Named a TCA Highway Angel
3/14/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association has announced the name of its latest Highway Angel: professional truck driver Mike Mozley of Kool Pak, LLC, Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Truckload Carriers Association Announces Grand Prize Winners of 36th Annual National Fleet Safety Awards: Rocha Transportation and Bison Transport
3/7/2012

At last night’s Annual Awards Banquet, part of the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) convention at the Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee, Florida, TCA announced the grand prize winners of its highly coveted National Fleet Safety Awards, sponsored by Great West Casualty Company.

Rocha Transportation Named a Grand Prize Winner in TCA’s 36th Annual National Fleet Safety Awards
3/7/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is pleased to name Rocha Transportation of Ceres, California, as a grand prize winner in the 36th annual National Fleet Safety Awards, sponsored by Great West Casualty Company.

Bison Transport Earns a Grand Prize in Truckload Carriers Association’s 36th Annual National Fleet Safety Awards
3/7/2012

Last night, Bison Transport of Winnipeg, Manitoba, was named a grand prize winner in the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) prestigious National Fleet Safety Awards, sponsored by Great West Casualty Company.

Larry Severson Named 2011 Owner Operator of the Year by Truckload Carriers Association and Randall-Reilly
3/7/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and partner Randall Business Media & Information Company (Randall-Reilly) are pleased to announce the grand prizewinner of the much anticipated 2011 Owner Operator of the Year competition: Larry Severson of Vadnais Heights, Minnesota, who is leased to Dart Transit Company, of Eagan, Minnesota.

TCA and Randall-Reilly Announce 2011 Company Driver of the Year is John Moeller
3/7/2012

Last night, during the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) Annual Convention at the Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee, Florida, TCA and partner Randall-Reilly Business Media & Information Company (Randall-Reilly) announced that John Moeller of Marshfield, Wisconsin, is the grand prizewinner of the prestigious 2011 Company Driver of the Year competition.

Robert Low of Prime, Inc., Elected 2012-2013 Chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association
3/7/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has a new chairman: Robert Low, president and founder of Prime, Inc., Springfield, Missouri.

TCA Members Honored for Longevity and Loyalty to Association
3/6/2012

Earlier today, at its annual convention in Kissimmee, Florida, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) paid tribute to the many “Ambassador Club” companies who have held longtime memberships within the association.

Motor Carrier Service, Inc. and Paramount Freight Systems are Overall Winners of 2012 Best Fleets to Drive For
3/6/2012

This morning, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and its partner CarriersEdge named the overall winners of the fourth annual Best Fleets to Drive For survey and contest.

Professional Truck Driver Institute’s Lee J. Crittenden Memorial Award Presented to Long-time Employee Marlene Dakita
3/6/2012

The Professional Truck Driver Institute, Inc. (PTDI) has awarded its 14th annual Lee J. Crittenden Memorial Award to Marlene Dakita, the organization’s long-time certification coordinator.

TCA’s Past Chairmen’s Award Presented Posthumously to Pat Quinn of U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.
3/6/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has presented its prestigious Past Chairmen’s Award posthumously to Patrick E. Quinn, co-chairman and president of U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc., Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Truckload Carriers Association Launching Own Magazine, Truckload Authority
3/5/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) announced plans to launch its own publication, Truckload Authority.

Prizes Announced for TCA’s Trucking’s Weight Loss Showdown
2/29/2012

Although a healthier body should be the ultimate prize in any weight loss challenge, extra incentives can only help strengthen the resolve of the participants.

Health and Wellness to Be Key Topic at TCA’s Annual Convention in Kissimmee
2/24/2012

The Truckload Carriers Association predicts that healthier days will soon come to the trucking industry, due in part to the organization’s ongoing efforts to improve the health and wellness of truck drivers and all trucking industry staff.

TCA to Host New Member Reception at Annual Convention
2/9/2012
For many years, the Truckload Carriers Association has welcomed its newest members with a New Member Breakfast at its Annual Convention.
TCA Announces Division Winners of 2011 National Fleet Safety Awards
1/30/2012
With safety at the heart of the trucking industry’s priorities, the Truckload Carriers Association proudly announces the division winners of its 36th annual National Fleet Safety Awards.
Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge Announce Winners of Best Fleets to Drive For Survey and Contest
1/27/2012
After months of nominations, interviews, and scoring, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge are proud to announce the 2012 winners of Best Fleets to Drive For, a survey and contest that identifies North American for-hire trucking companies that provide the best workplace experiences for their drivers.
Top Three Contenders Named for TCA/Randall-Reilly 2011 Driver of the Year Competition
1/12/2012
The Truckload Carriers Association and Randall-Reilly Business Media & Information Company are pleased to announce the names of the top three company driver and owner operator contenders in the 2011 Driver of the Year competition.
Stagecoach Cartage Team Drivers Jimmy Torres and Juan Varela Named TCA Highway Angels
1/9/2012

TCA has added two professional truck drivers to its roster of Highway Angels: Jimmy Torres and Juan Varela, both of El Paso, Texas.

Guy Knudsen Named TCA Highway Angel
1/5/2012

Guy Knudsen, a professional truck driver for ABF Freight System of Fort Smith, Arkansas, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association.

 
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