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 […]
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A new poll has confirmed that a campaign to improve trucking’s image has been successful in nudging public perception toward a more positive image over the past five years, leaders of Trucking Moves America Forward said at a March 28 news conference here. Kevin Burch, co-chairman of TMAF and president of Jet Express Inc., said […]
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 […]
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 […]
TMAF was launched five years ago at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) and we’re excited to celebrate our anniversary with you! During MATS, from Thursday, March 28 to Saturday, March 30, stop by TMAF’s booth,#40569 in the North Wing Lobby, to show your industry pride and grab a photo with our industry mascot Safety Sammy. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Even as authorities have advised the public to avoid traveling amid forecasts for a record cold snap across the Midwest this week, truck drivers are pushing through the bone chilling weather. “We’ll still be out there,” said truck driver Alan Brooks. “We’ve got to. I mean, if we don’t, everything shuts down.” He settled in […]
Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), an industry-wide education and image movement, is sharing the industry’s honorable charity efforts during this holiday season after an industry-wide call for submissions through email and social media. “From participating in efforts to feed the hungry and support our veterans, to collecting and delivering toys, shoes and other donations for […]