2017 Truck Driver Appreciation Month Recap

Sep 25 2017

2017 Truck Driver Appreciation Month Recap
Over 140 appreciation events were planned this September to express J.B. Hunt’s gratitude for drivers dedicated to keeping our nation moving. Events included delicious cookouts and catered food, baseball games, amusement parks and fun family activities at local parks, as well as raffles and carnival games. Many drivers enjoyed new J.B. Hunt gear, gift cards, […] Read more

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J.B. Hunt Driver Witnesses Accident and Saves Life

Sep 21 2017

J.B. Hunt Driver Witnesses Accident and Saves Life
On Saturday, September 2, 2017, Intermodal driver Brian was traveling to one of his regular customers when he witnessed a single vehicle accident. The vehicle had crossed the highway and run into a light pole on the shoulder. Brian quickly sprang into action and pulled over to help the driver. The vehicle was badly damaged; […] Read more

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Woman Driver Shows Perseverance On and Off the Road

Sep 18 2017

Woman Driver Shows Perseverance On and Off the Road
Regional driver Andrea’s 10-year career with J.B. Hunt has been filled with a number of impressive achievements – receiving the Driver of the Month award, being an Arkansas Truck Driving Championship contestant and becoming a one million mile safe driver. However, her successful career in trucking hardly compares to her long-standing achievements off the road. […] Read more

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September Is Truck Driver Appreciation Month!

Sep 11 2017

September Is Truck Driver Appreciation Month!
This month, we’re celebrating J.B. Hunt drivers across the country with numerous special events and gifts. Drivers and their families are being treated to warm breakfasts, tasty cookouts, BBQs, catered lunches and delicious dinners. Family activities include playing volleyball, racquetball, softball, soccer and bowling as well as enjoying a Dodger’s baseball game, a day at […] Read more

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Truck Drivers Keep Our Nation Moving

Sep 01 2017

Truck Drivers Keep Our Nation Moving
America’s economy depends on over two million truck drivers to deliver raw material and final products to various manufacturers and retailers all over the United States. Without their wheels moving, our country would stop moving, literally – fuel supplies for cars, ships, trains and planes would start to run out in just one to two days. […] Read more

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Announcing 2017 Adopt-a-Class Winners

Aug 28 2017

Announcing 2017 Adopt-a-Class Winners
This year, drivers submitted more than 240 nominations for our Adopt-a-Class program, that’s four times the amount of last year’s count! With such a large response, it was very difficult to choose the winners but with much consideration, we are excited to announce this year’s 10 winners! Adopt-a-Class Winners: Andrew C. – Costner Elementary (Dallas, […] Read more

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4 Safety Tips For Driving in School Zones

Aug 21 2017

4 Safety Tips For Driving in School Zones
Kids are heading back to school and congestion around school grounds will be on the minds of many truck drivers. Roads will be dappled with yellow school buses loading or unloading children and parents dropping off or picking up kids, as well as staff on the sidewalks guiding young people to their destinations. With heavier […] Read more

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Driver to Retire With 3 Million Safe Miles & Plans to Buy Corvette

Aug 14 2017

Driver to Retire With 3 Million Safe Miles & Plans to Buy Corvette
Gary loves driving – driving trucks and driving race cars. Over 30 years ago, he made truck driving his career at J.B. Hunt and drag racing a hobby he could afford with his annual earnings. “Drag racing is a lot of fun but an expensive hobby. I don’t have sponsors like the professionals,” he said […] Read more

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Climbing the Career Ladder in Final Mile

Aug 11 2017

Climbing the Career Ladder in Final Mile
Final Mile Services account manager Heriberto “Eddie” knows what it takes to succeed. As a J.B. Hunt account manager for the Boston Final Mile Services location, based in nearby Walpole, Eddie manages driver relationships and day-to-day operations, making sure drivers, installation specialists and material handlers cover their routes. He also oversees the maintenance and management […] Read more

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J.B. Hunt Transport Celebrates 56 Years

Aug 07 2017

J.B. Hunt Transport Celebrates 56 Years
On August 10th, J.B. Hunt celebrates its 56th anniversary and its historical impact on the logistics transportation industry. The distinguished carrier has grown from a small business of only five trucks and seven refrigerated trailers to a Fortune 500 company with over 13,000 trucks, 110,000 trailers and containers countrywide and $6.5 billion in annual revenues. […] Read more

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