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September 8, 2017 4:15 PM, EDT
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Roundup
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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is Sept. 10-16, 2017. Here's a roundup of stories and social media postings that reflect how the industry was marking the event. 

Industry Celebrates Truck Drivers for Dedication to Profession

Truck drivers deliver virtually everything needed to sustain modern life, and Sept. 10-16 they are getting something in return: Thanks.

Editorial: Much-Needed Driver Appreciation

Showing appreciation for truck drivers is always a good idea but never more so than now, with east Texas still drying out after Hurricane Harvey and Florida bracing for the wrath of Irma.

Opinion: Taking Time for Truck Driver Appreciation

As an industry, we should be thankful for the pioneers of old for laying the foundation for today’s productivity and efficiency. But we also have some modern-day pioneers to thank for today’s improved quality of life: professional truck drivers.

 

2017 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week