Health and wellness events will be held at 12 TA and Petro locations as part of our celebration of National Driver Appreciation Week. The events, in partnership with the Truckload Carriers Association, will take place on Sept. 18 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Archive for September, 2012
Racing pigeons get a lift from driver Jon Hans
By Kathleen Landis
Prizefighter Mike Tyson raced pigeons on a reality show. England’s Queen Elizabeth II races pigeons from the Royal Loft at Sandringham House, her country home. The U.S. Army flew pigeons during World Wars I and II, and awarded some of them medals of honor.
ATA’s Elisabeth Barna talks about National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
By Mindy Long
Once a year the trucking industry comes together to celebrate drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW). This year it runs Sept. 16-22. American Trucking Associations coordinates its timing and promotion.
Winterize now and keep rolling through the cold
By Homer Hogg, Senior Technical Trainer for TA and Petro
Winter is just around the corner and trucks don’t particularly like low temperatures. Metal parts, fluids and coolants just don’t move as smoothly when they are cold. Freezing moisture can decrease braking power.