Monthly Archives: August 2014

Professional Truck Drivers Remind Everyone to Be Safe on the Highway for Labor Day

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As motorists prepare for their last summer getaway, these safe professional drivers are offering advice on how to navigate through the increased highway traffic and arrive at your destination safely. AAA Travel reports the increase in those hitting the road this year is the highest since the 2008 Labor Day holiday. America’s Road Team Captains […]

Drivers Earn Recognition at the National Truck Driving Championships

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FORT SMITH, Ark., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Two veteran ABF Freight(SM) drivers, Ralph Garcia and Loren Hatfield, won awards at the 2014 National Truck Driving Championships August 12-16 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where Garcia won second place in the sleeper class and Hatfield won fifth place in the flatbed class of the competition hosted by the […]

2014 National Truck Driving Championships Finalists Announced

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The finalists for the 2014 National Truck Driving Championships were announced early this morning after a three day competition that tested driver’s knowledge of safety, equipment, the industry and driving skills. Considered the “Super Bowl of Safety,” the competition is in the midst of a drive-off.

Rand McNally Releases Fourth Generation of Top-Selling IntelliRoute® TND™ GPS Devices for Commercial Drivers

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Today at the Great American Trucking Show, Rand McNally introduces its latest generation IntelliRoute® TND™ GPS devices for commercial truck drivers. Redesigned inside and out, the devices showcase new hardware, a faster processor, two new graphical user interface options, and improved map appearance.

The Great American Trucking Show To Raise Awareness Of ALS

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Baylor Trucking is bringing the viral “Ice Bucket Challenge” to strike out ALS at the Great American Trucking Show this week in Dallas and generate awareness of ALS.  Challenging the 7 million professionals in the trucking industry to take the challenge,