Today's Trucking

Ontario truck driver tickled pink at Iowa 80

July 15, 2019 by John Smith

WALCOTT, Iowa – You could say that Eva Knelsen was tickled pink to attend the 40th annual Iowa 80 Truckers Jamboree.

Rosenau Transport vehicle wrap supporting Plaid for Dad

Vehicle graphics pulling for a cause

July 3, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Any driver can become attached to a truck, but there’s something special about driving equipment that promotes a charity. A growing number of fleets use vehicle graphics to help pull for a cause.


Breast cancer convoys deliver $114,500 for cure

September 26, 2018 by John Smith

WOODSTOCK, ONT. — The ninth running of the Trucking for a Cure convoy at locations in Prescott and Woodstock, Ont., added more than $114,500 to the Canadian Cancer Society’s war chest. The Convoy’s nine-year contribution to the battle against breast […]


Updated: Charities hit Truck World for a good cause

April 30, 2018 by elizabeth

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Maxine Shantz says all it took was one year of volunteering with the Special Olympics Convoy and she was hooked.

The Home Hardware employee took on tasks with the GTA branch of the project six years ago and has been more involved every year since. Including spending a day in the charity’s Truck World booth recruiting drivers, selling raffle tickets to raise money for the cause, and raising awareness.

Shantz says the booth at the biennial convention brings good exposure to the cause, forming a sense of community for drivers around the event and shines a light on the good things drivers do in a climate where they are often portrayed in the media as the bad guys after incidents on the road.


Come smile with Pinky at next Trucking for a Cure event

August 30, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

WOODSTOCK, ON – Trucking for a Cure is organizing a special event that aims to bring together women in the industry for a photo with Pinky, the famous breast cancer awareness truck.


7 Great Trucking Convoys. Pencil them In

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Today’s Trucking has compiled this cross-Canada guide to all the fundraising events that truckers line up to get into.