First “Trucker Hero” Revealed During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

NASHVILLE, TN, September 12, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Oak Ridge Boys are the first music group/artist chosen by to salute their inaugural “Truckstock Hero,” LeRoy McCall, from Upper Sandusky, Ohio, who drives for Don Hummer Trucking based in Cedar Rapids, IA.

“What makes LeRoy special to me is he has the old time trucker’s ‘What can I do?’ attitude,” says Don Hummer, Founder, Don Hummer Trucking.

The Oak Ridge Boys also made a salute to all truck drivers on Labor Day. “We want to thank truck drivers for all you’re doing to keep everything smoothly running in America. If not for you, we don’t know what we’d do.” Watch their salute @truckstockorg on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is the perfect time to recognize truck drivers as the true heroes they are,” says Eric LeMarbre, Truckstock, Executive Director and a trucking industry veteran. “Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and into the future, truck drivers are keeping America moving forward. Join us with your support for the 3.5 million trucker drivers the week of Sept 13-19th by posting your #truckershoutout.” is a new country music platform under development with the support of the American Trucking Associations (ATA). is launching its “Truckstock Heroes” recognition series during National Truck Drivers Appreciation Week which begins Sunday, September 13th.

Truckstock will continue to recognize those on our front lines who keep America going with collaboration from country music stars and other celebrities.

COUNTRY MUSIC + TRUCK CULTURE is an online music and entertainment space honoring the American truck driver and all supply chain heroes. Truckstock connects the backbone of America by celebrating the intersection of big rig trucking, country music, and American’s truck culture. With country music’s unique connection to trucks and trucking, TRUCKSTOCK will create a celebrated experience to attract music fans with streaming videos, music performances, star-studded entertainment, and easily consumed trucking content. Sign up for our mail list at and like us on social media @Truckstockorg on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

Leanne Banna-Pritchett
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How to Submit a Trucker Shout Out

1. Make a video expressing your appreciation for truckers everywhere or one you know personally. Share a story, an elbow honk, or whatever gets you excited!
2. Tag your favorite music artist @favoritemusicartist
3. Post on social media and add hashtag: #TruckerShoutOut, @truckstockorg
4. Tell all your friends to follow Truckstockorg on social media and like/comment on your post to raise awareness for your trucker.

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