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PGT Trucking, NVI Institute Blairsville Join in Partnership to Train Diesel Technicians

PGT Trucking, NVI Institute Blairsville Join in Partnership to Train Diesel Technicians

| January 20, 2022

NVI Blairsville, the newest and largest dedicated diesel and auto technician training campus in the nation PGT Trucking Inc., and New Village Institute Blairsville have partnered to help students launch rewarding careers as diesel technicians. NVI Blairsville, the newest and largest dedicated diesel and auto technician training campus in the nation, launched innovative six-month technician […]

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Navistar Supports Technician Training and Recruitment Through its Tech EMPOWERment Program

Navistar Supports Technician Training and Recruitment Through its Tech EMPOWERment Program

| January 14, 2022

Navistar Makes First Equipment Donation in Canada through TECH EmPOWERment Initiative Navistar announced its first equipment donation to Canadian technical programs through the TECH EmPOWERment initiative. While the program has already donated numerous pieces of equipment to technical programs around the U.S., the fourth quarter of 2021 saw the first donation to technical colleges in […]

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Call for Nominations: Women In Trucking 2022 Driver of the Year Award Sponsored by Walmart

Call for Nominations: Women In Trucking 2022 Driver of the Year Award Sponsored by Walmart

| December 28, 2021

The application is open to any female driver who has safely driven at least one million consecutive, accident-free miles Women In Trucking Association (WIT) is seeking nominations for the annual Women In Trucking Driver of the Year award sponsored by Walmart. The third annual award recognizes exceptional female professional drivers who lead the industry in […]

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FMCSA’s Meera Joshi Leads First Truckers Listening Session in South Carolina in Support of the Biden-Harris Trucking Action Plan

FMCSA’s Meera Joshi Leads First Truckers Listening Session in South Carolina in Support of the Biden-Harris Trucking Action Plan

| December 22, 2021

The Trucking Action Plan included the launch of the joint Driving Good Jobs initiative, which marks a new partnership between DOT and DOL U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Deputy Administrator Meera Joshi met with independent truck drivers last week in Charleston, South Carolina.  At the roundtable, DOT officials spoke with […]

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Republic Services’ National Finalists Compete in ROAD-EO Championship

Republic Services’ National Finalists Compete in ROAD-EO Championship

| December 21, 2021

More Than 80 Employees Battled to Win Safety and Skill Competition  Republic Services, Inc. environmental services industry, announced the winners of its ROAD-EO National Championship, featuring collection drivers, heavy equipment operators and technicians from across the country. Republic’s ROAD-EO competition is an opportunity for employees to demonstrate their expert driving and maintenance skills and is […]

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VA Ready Partners with Virginia Trucking Association to Get Drivers on the Road

VA Ready Partners with Virginia Trucking Association to Get Drivers on the Road

| December 20, 2021

The new partnership aims to remedy supply chain issues and driver shortages in the Commonwealth The Virginia Ready Initiative (VA Ready), a 501(c)(3) public-private partnership dedicated to reskilling Virginians and helping them qualify for in-demand positions, announced a partnership with the Virginia Trucking Association (VTA), a non-profit association that provides full-time service and representation for […]

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