Trucks deliver help and hope

September 2005
Trailer / Body Builders;Sep2005, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p4
Trade Publication
Comments on the contribution of the construction equipment industry in helping the victims of Hurricane Katrina in the U.S. in 2005. Generosity of people in the industry in providing the needs of the disaster victims; Assistance provided by the National Truck Equipment Association to its member companies that may have been affected by the hurricane; Impact of the calamity on New Orleans-based Truck and Transportation Equipment.


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