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Truck News wins nine TWNA Communications Awards

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Truck News editors received nine writing awards from the Truck Writers of North America (TWNA) d...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Truck News editors received nine writing awards from the Truck Writers of North America (TWNA) during the recent TWNA Communications Awards.

The peer-judged awards were presented during a banquet at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Steven Macleod, assistant editor with Truck News and Truck West won a bronze award in the Business category for his feature in Truck West called Meltdown The hidden costs of a mild winter. The article explored the impact the unseasonably warm weather last winter was having on remote communities dependent on winter roads and the trucking companies that service those communities.

Macleod also received a bronze award in the Company Profile category for a feature he wrote about CPX a B.C. fleet that has adopted some forward-thinking driver retention strategies.

Assistant editor Adam Ledlow received a bronze award in the Technical General category for his piece on reefers called ‘The Big Chill.’ Ledlow also received a silver award in the Feature category for his piece Atlantica: The Forgotten Region which explored the concept of Atlantica and how Canadas East Coast could benefit from a strategic transportation partnership with the Northeastern US.

James Menzies received a silver award in the Column or Series category for his five-piece series on the 2007 emissions standards, Countdown to 07. Also winning an award in this category was Truck News columnist Joanne Ritchie, who pens a monthly column called Voice of the owner/operator.

In the News category, Menzies received a silver award for his feature Speed Limited which examined the controversial Ontario Trucking Association policy calling for the mandatory use of speed limiters. He also took home a gold award in the Product Applications category for his article entitled On Thin Ice: Can you afford to be without ESP? exploring the Bendix electronic stability system.

Finally, Truck News and Motortruck Fleet Executive received a gold award for the supplement Are You Secure Volume 2. The supplement detailed Canadas latest cargo securement regulations.

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