Awards & Recognition

2021 Best Fleets to Drive for

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge have announced the 2021 Best Fleets to Drive for. These trucking companies are being recognized for having excellent working environments for truck drivers and their employees. To be considered for this title companies have to be operating at least 10 trucks and be nominated…

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3 Teens Save a Trucker

A black truck demolished on the side of the road during a foggy winter night in Illinois can be tricky to see. Luckily, three teenagers came along at the right time and caught a reflection of their lights in the chrome of the truck. When they got out to inspect,…


Minnesota Trucker will be on Jones Soda Bottles

Jones Soda bottles are getting a new label, a Minnesota truck driver. As part of Jones Soda’s Unsung Hero Campaign, this new label will show the sacrifices truckers have made throughout this pandemic. Jake Shellum, of Shevlin, Minnesota, is constantly on the road in order to provide for his family…


Truckers Helping Truckers

Joseph Brown, a professional trucker for Halvor Lines Inc, was given the title of Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for his heroic act. Brown was in Iowa, headed north on 35 towards Minneapolis when an incredibly windy and rainy storm hit. He couldn’t see what was in front…


Win Big With Pilot Flying J’s Hauliday Giveaway

Christmas this year just got a bit brighter with Pilot Flying J’s newest promotion, the Hauliday Giveaway. Visit their Facebook page and leave a comment under one of the multiple prizes they are giving away and you will be entered to win. There are different prizes per post on different…



Truckers for Tots Helps Spread Christmas Cheer Across Wisconsin

In its 12th year, Truckers for Tots is helping Toys for Tots and providing toys for kids in need throughout Central Wisconsin and into Minnesota. Midstate Trucking has raised over $50,000 this year and is spreading Christmas cheer in Wausau, Stevens Point, Marshfield, Eau Claire, and Duluth. Thanks to those…



Oregon Truckers Hand out Turkeys for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is about gathering with friends and family and giving thanks for all that we have. There are many people out there who could use some help this Thanksgiving season and a couple of trucking businesses in Oregon have teamed up to make sure those families have a turkey on…


Hogan’s Driver of the Year is Althea Thompson

Proctor & Gamble have named the five who have been given the title of “Driver of the Year” and one of those titles belongs to Althea Thompson of Hogan Transport. Thompson has been driving with Hogan since 2011 and feels like part of the family there. In order to qualify…