Truckers Christmas Group lends a hand

December 25, 2018


LLN (12/24/18) – Every year, Truckers Christmas Group steps up to help the neediest families in trucking. Also, an Idaho couple delivers fresh-baked cookies to drivers stranded on Christmas. Trees for Troops delivers Christmas trees to our troops. We’ll have one of our trucking Christmas carols. And some disturbing statistics from the industry.

0:00 – 9:41 – Newscast

9:41 – 24:25 – Truckers Christmas Group

24:25 – 39:22 – Cookies for truckers; Trees for Troops

39:22 – 49:08 – More truckers dying on the job

Segment 1


Segment 2

Every year, Truckers Christmas Group gathers money and takes nominations, stepping up to help some of the neediest families in this industry. Mary McKenna will talk with Greg Manchester about this year’s effort.

Segment 3

A trucking couple in Idaho takes time every year to deliver fresh-baked cookies to drivers stuck at truck stops on Christmas Day. Mark Reddig talks with Jeff and Darla Martin. Also, for 14 years, a program has delivered Christmas trees to our troops at home and abroad. We’ll have a report on Trees for Troops. And we’ll have one of our trucking Christmas carols.

Segment 4

The most recent statistics show that the number of truckers losing their lives on the road is going up. So why is that? Mark Reddig talks with OOIDA Director of Safety and Security Operations Doug Morris.