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Daly makes history at 2013 NTDC

Posted on: October 1st, 2013 by Holley Young No Comments

Ina Daly, a Con-way Freight veteran driver, recently had the honor of being named the first woman in history to win first place in a competition class at the American Trucking Associations’ National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC). With the help of her broad knowledge of her career, Daly overcame an obstacle that no woman before […]

Colorado Floods Impact Truckers

Posted on: September 26th, 2013 by Holley Young No Comments

After torrential rains left the northeastern and eastern portions of Colorado in devastation, not only roads, but truckers are left feeling the impact too. An estimated 200 miles of state highways and 50 state bridges were left destroyed after Colorado’s severe flooding this month. According to officials, eight deaths have been confirmed and nearly 2,000 […]

Old Dominion Donates Tractor to Support Veterans

Posted on: September 16th, 2013 by Josh Grammer No Comments

Fort Bragg is known for being the home of the famously elite Army Airborne units and Delta Force, but many do not know that North Carolina is also home to the nation’s oldest truck driving school. How do these two things relate? Johnston Community College Truck Driving School is a few miles north on Interstate […]

HOS Bogus Claims v. Common Sense in Debates

Posted on: August 29th, 2013 by Josh Grammer No Comments

 The updated Hours of Service (HOS) rules were partially put into action due to the claim that an additional 19 lives can be saved a year, but a recent article written by a Detroit attorney makes the bold claim that truck drivers do not care about fatalities on the road. Does this mean that he […]