Year: 2012

09/21/2012

TCA Sponsors NTDAWW Activities Focused on Health Fairs and Celebrity Walks

Activities showed drivers that healthy choices are possible while out on the road Alexandria, Virginia: Despite storms and strong wind in parts of the United States, the Truckload Carriers Association and various state

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09/07/2012

Truck Driver Frees Children from Crunched Minivan

Jason Harte’s medical training came in handy at the scene of a bad accident Alexandria, Virginia: Professional truck driver Jason Harte of Rogers, Arkansas, has been named a Truckload Carriers Association (TCA)

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09/05/2012

Driver Team Aids Family After a Moose Collides with Their Car

On the remote terrain of northern Ontario, professional drivers save the day Alexandria, Virginia: It was the early morning of June 29, 2012, and Pennacchio was at the wheel, traveling on Highway

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08/23/2012

Wreaths Across America and Truckload Carriers Association Join Forces to Honor the Nation’s Fallen Heroes

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

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08/22/2012

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

To complement traditional driver appreciation activities, wellness focus adds health fairs, “celebrity” walks, and an anti-smoking initiative Alexandria, Virginia: Annually since 1998, the trucking industry has set aside the third week of

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08/20/2012

Highway Angel Helps Fellow Driver Survive a Heart Attack

Steven Huett noticed signs of heart problems and took action Alexandria, Virginia: The Truckload Carriers Association has added a new name to its roster of Highway Angels. Steven Huett of Orion, Illinois,

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08/10/2012

Country Singer’s Radio Show Extends Reach of TCA’s Highway Angel Program

Lindsay Lawler pumps up the industry’s image by highlighting positive truck driver stories twice a week on Renegade Radio Nashville Alexandria, Virginia: It has been 15 years since the Truckload Carriers Association

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08/08/2012

24 Students Receive Scholarships From the Truckload Carriers Association

Alexandria, Virginia: The Truckload Carriers Association is pleased to announce it has selected 24 college scholarship recipients for the 2012-2013 academic year. The TCA Scholarship Fund has been providing money for

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07/23/2012

TCA Names Kenny Cass a Highway Angel

Driver development instructor helps injured motorists at accident scene Alexandria, Virginia: The Truckload Carriers Association is pleased to announce that Kenny Cass of FedEx Freight, Portland, Oregon, has been named a Highway

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07/16/2012

Professional Truck Driver Rescues Badly Injured Motorist Whose Vehicle Was Barely Visible from the Roadway

TCA honors Larry Druckamiller as Highway Angel Alexandria, Virginia: The Truckload Carriers Association is pleased to announce the name of its latest Highway Angel: Larry Druckamiller of Warsaw, Indiana. Druckamiller drives for

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