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New Program Turning Refugees Into Truck Drivers New Program Turning Refugees Into Truck Drivers

New Program Turning Refugees Into Truck Drivers

A $1.6 million grant aimed at giving refugees a chance at job training is currently paying for trucking school for six Afghan and Somali refugees in Wisconsin. The grant from the Department of Workforce Development is called the “Hidden Talents Project” and is aimed at training refugees for high-demand industries, including the trucking industry. With …

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Walcott Truckers Jamboree Set to Celebrate America’s Truckers Walcott Truckers Jamboree Set to Celebrate Americas Truckers

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Set to Celebrate America’s Truckers

The 43rd Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off this week at Iowa 80 – The World’s Largest Truckstop. This year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree will feature a Super Truck Beauty Contest, Antique Truck Display; Iowa pork chop cookout; over 150 exhibits, Trucker Olympics; two firework shows, Trucker’s Best Friend Pet Contest, a 100th birthday party for a …

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Trucker Wins His Second $10M Lottery Jackpot Trucker Wins His Second 10M Lottery Jackpot

Trucker Wins His Second $10M Lottery Jackpot

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Mid-American Trucking Show happens this week in Louisville Mid American Trucking Show happens this week in Louisville

Mid-American Trucking Show happens this week in Louisville

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Truck Driver Recounts Survival During New Orleans' Hurricane Truck Driver Recounts Survival During New Orleans Hurricane

Truck Driver Recounts Survival During New Orleans’ Hurricane

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Roads And Bridges Close And Collapse In Wake Of Hurricane Ida Roads And Bridges Close And Collapse In Wake Of Hurricane

Roads And Bridges Close And Collapse In Wake Of Hurricane Ida

Although Hurricane Ida is now a tropical depression, it continues to dump flood-inducing rain in Mississippi, causing infrastructure damage as it moves northeast toward Tennessee. Several significant road closures remain in place in Louisiana as crews clear up debris. As of Tuesday morning, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development was reporting that Interstate 10 …

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It’s National Driver Appreciation Week! Check Out Some Of The Perks! Its National Driver Appreciation Week Check Out Some Of The

It’s National Driver Appreciation Week! Check Out Some Of The Perks!

Love’s Travel Stops is celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week throughout September. The company is giving away a record-breaking 14 million My Love Rewards points during the month, including hundreds of daily winners and a 1-million-point winner at the end of the month. Drivers can also take advantage of deals on fresh food, snacks and …

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Majority Of Truckers Feel Appreciated And Proud, Says Survey Majority Of Truckers Feel Appreciated And Proud Says Survey

Majority Of Truckers Feel Appreciated And Proud, Says Survey

A freight marketplace says its recent survey of truckers found: 96% said they feel their job is appreciated, perhaps more so during the challenging times caused by the COVID-19 pandemic 56% feel proud to deliver essential goods and services to fellow Americans Truckstop.com surveyed 500 truckers and presented its findings as part of National Truck …

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