Entries by Erica Mitchell

TMAF’s co-chair Kevin Burch authors a piece about the importance of recognizing our nation’s drivers – the face of the industry – in Fox News online.

While your Labor Day weekend may have been stocked with food, refreshments, barbeque grills, beach toys and lots of other fun items, truck drivers across America made that happen. They were busy traveling and making deliveries door-to-door and then getting back on the road to the next safe delivery. Chances are you saw a truck […]

PRESS RELEASE: Trucking Moves America Forward Celebrates America’s Truck Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Industry Launches Advertising and Digital Campaign to #ThankATrucker   Washington, D.C. – September 7, 2018 –Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the industry-wide education and image movement, today announced their plans for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 9-15, 2018. During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, TMAF will launch an advertising and digital campaign to thank […]

Trucking Moves America Forward Building Momentum

Trucking industry image group Trucking Moves America Forward has been gaining momentum inside and outside the trucking industry, growing its online and social media presence and starting more conversations about how the industry is perceived, according to TMAF co-chair Kevin Burch at the Great American Trucking Show. He says with the group now in the […]

Trucking: A community addressing a shortage

With the start of summer, comes the planning of barbeques, water sports and road trips to spend time with family and friends. Tying your summer fun to how those deliveries arrive to your home or business is not typically top of mind, but making those special summer days happen is due in large part to […]

Structurally sound and safe roads mean trucking can deliver

There’s 32 million trucks traveling our nation’s roads, bridges and tunnels each day. The professional truck drivers behind the wheel work tirelessly every day to complete their deliveries safely and on time to ensure that our communities are stocked with the goods that we all rely on. But, time, weather and lack of investments in […]

TMAF Supports Infrastructure Week 2018

Infrastructure Week is a series of events and educational advocacy efforts aimed at highlighting infrastructure as a key policy issue nationwide. The effort is being supported by a new message that includes a Twitter hashtag, “The future won’t wait. Neither can we. It’s #TimeToBuild.” In a blog post for Infrastructure Week, TMAF co-chairman and president of […]

PRESS RELEASE: Trucking Moves America Forward Advocates for Infrastructure Investments During Infrastructure Week

Industry Unites to Spread Message: The future won’t wait. Neither can we. It’s #TimeToBuild Washington, D.C. – March 14, 2018 –Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the industry-wide education and image movement, announced it is once again an official affiliate of Infrastructure Week, which will take place May 14-19. Infrastructure Week is a series of events, […]

High School Takes on Commercial Truck Driver Shortage

With a commercial truck driver shortage looming, a high school in Patterson, Calif., decided to take a proactive approach by creating a truck driving school program dedicated to bringing new drivers into the industry. The area surrounding Patterson High School has become a mecca for distribution centers the past several years, bringing in companies such […]