Volvo Trucks wrapped sleeper to raise Special Olympics awareness

Volvo Trucks wrapped sleeper to raise Special Olympics awareness

In acknowledgement of her many industry and community accomplishments, professional truck driver Carmen Anderson was presented with the keys to a new Volvo VNL760 70-in. sleeper specially wrapped to help raise awareness of Special Olympics. The handover event was held at the headquarters of America’s Service Line (ASL) in Green Bay, a private truck fleet of 200 heavy-duty trucks and 350 refrigerated trailers for whom Carmen is currently a company driver.

Kriete Truck Centers headquartered in Milwaukee, family owned and operated for more than 70 years
with 10 medium- and heavy-duty truck sales and service locations across Wisconsin, partnered with
ASL in obtaining the new Volvo truck that Carmen will now be driving. David Kriete, President and CEO,
serves on the board of Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI), which was established in 1972 to provide
year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Travis Stuckart, who has been a Special Olympics athlete for two decades and will serve as an athlete coach in softball for Team Wisconsin at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games next month in Orlando, took part in presenting Carmen with her new Volvo truck at today’s event. Featuring Special Olympics branded graphics, the truck, with Carmen behind the wheel, will be featured in SOWI’s annual Truck Convoy, taking place on Saturday, September 17th, 2022, with Kriete Truck Centers.

The VNL760 features a Volvo D13 425 HP engine with turbo compounding and a Volvo I-Shift
automated manual transmission, working to maximize fuel economy, lower
emissions and reduce driver fatigue, according to the OEM. Safety features include collision mitigation with lane deviation alert and a Rolltek seat with side curtain air bag. And long haul drivers like Ms. Anderson, often on the road for several days at a time, appreciate the vehicle’s numerous comforts of home, like a reclining bunk with memory foam mattress and refrigerator.

Carmen Anderson, America’s Service Line professional driver, and the Volvo VNL760 that she’ll now be
operating to help raise awareness and support of Special Olympics.

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