Entries by Editorial Staff

Op-ed: Faltering infrastructure hurts trucking and all of America

Political leaders and citizens agree: our nation’s transport infrastructure is crumbling. Our roads receive a “D” grade from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and one in nine of the nation’s bridges are structurally deficient. The trucking industry knows this as well as any, as our 3.5 million drivers travel 279 billion miles across […]

Op-ed: Let’s share the road this Memorial Day

Millions of Americans will hit the roads this Memorial Day weekend for beach trips and barbecues with friends and family. I’ll be right there beside them — not for a vacation, but as one of 3.5 million professional truck drivers working to safely deliver the goods that keep our community running. Driving alongside your family on […]

When Failing Infrastructure Slows Down Trucking, It Slows Down America

As an official affiliate of Infrastructure Week (for the third consecutive year), TMAF contributed the following blog post, which can also be found in full at the Infrastructure Week website: Trucking plays a vital role in every community across America. Our 3.5 million drivers travel 279.1 billion miles annually to deliver the goods that our towns […]

TMAF Supports 2017 Infrastructure Week Advocating for Better Roads and Bridges to Move Economy Forward

Trucking Industry Group Joins National Movement to Spread Message That It’s #TimeToBuild Washington, D.C., May 15, 2017 – Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the industry-wide image and education movement, is pleased to announce it will be an official affiliate of Infrastructure Week in 2017. Infrastructure Week, May 15-19, is a series of events, education, and […]

WBRE: Students Get Glimpse of Truck Drivers View

BARTONSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – We’ve all shared the road with tractor trailers, but truck drivers have a very different view from behind the wheel than we do. Adam Warner stands in front of the classroom like a teacher, but he’s actually a tractor trailer driver with Walmart. Adam’s teaching high school students how to […]

FleetOwner: Raising the profile of trucking nationally

Photos circulated widely last week of President Trump at the American Trucking Assns.’ (ATA) visit to the White House. What many may not have seen — or didn’t realize they were seeing — was a major ATA effort to raise the profile of trucking with the American people and motoring public. Now three years in […]