Freightliner Trucks announces Team Run Smart Pros

Freightliner Trucks announced that Henry Albert, Linda Caffee, Jeff Clark, Jimmy Nevarez and Joey Slaughter were chosen as the drivers for its "Team Run Smart Pros" program. The program provides select owner-operators with the opportunity to drive a Freightliner Cascadia truck equipped with a Detroit DD15 engine.

The Team Run Smart pros will blog about their impressions of the Cascadia trucks and Detroit engines, as well as offer tips to other drivers based on the knowledge they have obtained through the years they have spent in the industry. Content will include everything from keeping operating costs low to staying healthier on the road.

Freightliner Trucks accepted applications from professional drivers to become Team Run Smart Pros, and selected the drivers who had distinguished themselves as industry experts.

"The Team Run Smart Pros were selected based on their amount of knowledge, professionalism and dedication to the industry," said Mike McHorse, marketing segment manager, on-highway for Freightliner Trucks. "With the addition of these experienced professionals, the Team Run Smart community grows stronger and stands as the definitive guide to helping business-minded drivers succeed and lead healthy lifestyles on the road."

An open online community offering a wealth of industry resources, Team Run Smart ( was developed to help owner-operators, company drivers and fleet managers advance in the business of trucking.