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  •   Ol' Blue, USA NEWS for July, 2005

    Ol’ Blue, USA® Receives Communications Awards

    VAN NUYS, California - July 2005 – Ol’ Blue, USA (United Safety Alliance, Inc.), a non-profit organization that promotes highway safety among large vehicles and works to foster relations between the motoring public, law enforcement and commercial drivers – has been honored with several communications awards.

    The recognitions were presented earlier this year, at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY, during the Truck Writers of North America’s Trucking Industry Awards Banquet. TWNA created the annual event to provide a forum for recognizing the positive contributions by those in trucking, made both within the industry, and to the community at large.

    An integral part of the banquet is the TWNA Communication Awards, an annual program to recognize excellence in trucking industry journalism in both the trade and the mainstream press, as well as excellence in communication by public relations professionals.

    Ol’ Blue, USA earned three awards:

    PUBLIC SERVICE – GOLD AWARD FOR “MAKE ROOM FOR LARGE VEHICLES,” AWARDED TO CLIFF COTHERN OF WBKO-TV, BEVERLY STEELE OF OL' BLUE, USA AND KENTUCKY VEHICLE ENFORCEMENT. “MAKE ROOM FOR LARGE VEHICLES” IS A 30-SECOND EDUCATIONAL SAFETY PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT (PSA) THAT IS AIRED ON WBKO IN BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY, AND IS ALSO ON THE INTERNET AT http://www.olblueusa.org/video/streaming/wbkopsa.html

    EDITORIAL – GOLD AWARD FOR “ASK THE LAW” WITH OL' BLUE, USA RADIO PROGRAM, AWARDED TO RJ TAYLOR OF OL’ BLUE, USA, SR. TROOPER MONTY DIAL OF TEXAS HIGHWAY PATROL (COMMERCIAL VEHICLE ENFORCEMENT), OFFICER GREG HARDIN OF KENTUCKY VEHICLE ENFORCEMENT AND MIDNIGHT TRUCKING RADIO.

    BEST OF DIVISION AWARDS – RADIO, WAS AWARDED TO THE “ASK THE LAW” WITH OL' BLUE, USA RADIO PROGRAM.

    THE “ASK THE LAW” WITH OL' BLUE, USA PROGRAM, WHICH FEATURES OL’ BLUE, USA FOUNDER RJ TAYLOR AND OFFICIALS FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT, IS SPECIFICALLY FOR TRUCKERS TO CALL IN AND POSE QUESTIONS RELATING TO SAFETY AND LEGAL ISSUES CONCERNING COMMERCIAL VEHICLES. IT IS ALSO ON THE INTERNET AT WWW.ASKTHELAW.ORG

    Ol’ Blue, USA is also proud to mention that its founder RJ Taylor received TWNA’s “Lifetime Achievement Award” for outstanding contributions to the improvement of communications in the trucking industry. To read the entire story, please go to http://www.twna.org/lifetime-award.htm.

    This year’s TWNA Communication Awards award, which honored communications from 2004, generated more than 60 entries, from a wide range of media and included categories for writing, graphics, broadcast, websites and internal communications.

    TWNA is an organization of professionals who are involved in gathering, writing and reporting news and information about trucks, trucking and the trucking industry. Its main goals include improving communications within the trucking industry and ensuring that this industry is portrayed in a balanced, accurate manner in the mass media.

    Founded in 1986, Ol’ Blue, USA is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization that works toward its goals of promoting highway safety education and fostering relations between the motoring public, law enforcement and commercial drivers by conducting free programs at truck industry events, truck stops, community events and public schools around the country, and through its various programs on trucker’s radio heard throughout North America.

    These programs take place during Ol’ Blue, USA’s annual Safety Tour with its 1951 tractor and 53-foot “rolling billboard” trailer. This trailer showcases sponsor logos and serves as the stage for the Ol’ Blue team’s mock truck inspections and other safety demonstrations. For details visit Ol’ Blue, USA’s Safety Tour page www.SafetyTour.org

    Additional information about Ol’ Blue, USA and its many programs is available by visiting its Website at www.OlBlueUSA.org or by sending an E-mail to info@olblueusa.org.


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