Entries by Erica Mitchell

American Trucker: TMAF’s polling results on industry perception, celebrates five-year anniversary

Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the industry-wide education and image movement, released the results of a national poll and detailed five years of progress, in a press conference during their fifth anniversary at the 2019 Mid-America Trucking Show. TMAF commissioned new research last month to determine perceptions of the industry from the motoring public. The […]

PRESS RELEASE: TMAF Provides National Polling Results on Perception of the Industry, Celebrates Milestones During Five-Year Anniversary

TMAF’s Research Confirms Positive Shift of Trucking Industry’s Image Louisville, Ky. – March 28 – Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the industry-wide education and image movement, announced the results of a national poll and detailed five years of progress, in a press conference during their fifth anniversary at the 2019 Mid-America Trucking Show. TMAF commissioned […]

2019 Poll Results on Image of Industry

Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) commissioned research in February 2019 to measure the impact of the awareness and education campaign over the past four years among American motorists. The image of the trucking industry remains very positive. Motorists not only give the industry credit for moving more freight than railroads or airlines, but they overwhelmingly […]

abc Fox Montana: Montana Treasure: 50 Years, 50 States of trucking for Larry Spiekermeier

He’s earned the nickname ‘Trusty Trucker’ and rightly so. Larry Spiekermeier of Plains, Montana has logged 4 million accident-free miles carrying heavy truck loads. Angela Marshall takes you on a ride to meet this week’s Montana Treasure. You might recognize this smile and laugh. Larry Spiekermeier became an instant celebrity as the ‘Trusty Trucker’ to […]

FreightWaves: Trucking jobs keep climbing as the job market stays strong

The U.S economy added over 300,000 jobs in January, marking the best monthly performance in nearly a year. Transportation and logistics employment continued to increase at an impressive pace, led by healthy gains in warehousing, parcel and trucking jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the economy added an impressive 304,000 workers to […]

FleetOwner: Meet the new America’s Road Team

A new team of 18 professional truck drivers were named to the 2019-2020 class of America’s Road Team, the American Trucking Associations announced this week. The drivers will immediately begin their service as trucking industry ambassadors to the general public, elected officials and members of the media. “These drivers represent the diverse experiences of the […]