Every day, millions of trucks and professional truck drivers travel across the United States to help move America forward.

From stories of trucking families who represent the generations in the industry, to Black History Month leaders, women of trucking, and the professional drivers who have hauled the annual U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, each of these trucking professionals has their own personal story to share. Learn about their lives in trucking, what drew them to the industry, and their motivation to keep on trucking.


From essential frontline drivers, to the trucking mascot on local TV, to engaging industry TikToks, check out the latest trucking stories in video. #ThankATrucker

Did You Know?

The trucking industry is so essential that we couldn’t imagine life without it. Thousands of companies deliver thousands of items and supplies to thousands of locations every single day, keeping this nation’s economy functioning through their hard work, dedication, and service.

$940.8 Billion

in gross freight revenues from trucking


of all goods in the U.S. are moved by truckers

$29.2 Billion

paid in federal & state highway taxes

8.4 Million

employed in trucking-related jobs


of drivers are minorities


of truck drivers are women

100K Miles

driven per year by average trucker driver

13.86 Million

trucks on the road


of trucks have lower than emissions 10 years ago

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