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Dart was excited to sponsor the “Salute to Women Behind the Wheel” event put on by the Women In Trucking Organization held at the Mid-America Trucking Show this year in Louisville! This year marked the 8th annual event; the largest celebration of female professional truck drivers of its kind in the trucking industry.
Women Drivers: stop by Dart’s table at the Women in Trucking Salute to Women event on Saturday, March 25th during the Mid America Trucking Show. Dart is sponsoring the event and would love to see you there! We will have special female driver giveaways and a drawing, just for the ladies, for a chance to win big at Dart’s booth in the West Wing!
Dart driver Shawna Froehlich has earned a number of honors during her first year on the road. Last summer, Shawna earned a position as a finalist among the Rookie of the Year nominations for the Truckload Carriers Association. This month, Shawna was named Member of the Month by Women In Trucking. The Dart Network Podcast caught up with Shawna during a break her busy schedule to talk about the highlights from what has been a memorable beginning to her truck driving career.
Plover, WI (January 5, 2017) - The Women In Trucking (WIT) Foundation was formed in 2011 to provide financial assistance to help women advance their careers in transportation in the areas of safety, truck driving, leadership, or as a technician. Since 2013, the organization has awarded 40 scholarships. “It is through corporate giving, such as the Ryder Foundation which donated $25,000 and J.J. Keller Foundation which gave $10,000, along with the many individuals who have contributed to the WIT Foundation since its inception that allows the organization to provide scholarships annually to those in need,” said Debora Babin Katz, Vice President, TrucBrush Corporation and WIT Foundation Chair.
Trucking's Top Rookie is an annual contest to increase pride and professionalism among new drivers and promote truck driving as a career of choice. Judges narrow the candidates down to the top 10 finalists, and the winner receives $10,000 and a variety of products and services from the contest's sponsors. Last year, Dartco driver Fred Weatherspoon won first place!
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