Friday, April 20, 2018
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Wal-Mart driver Bob Cravens named April Trucker Buddy of the Month

Wal-Mart driver Bob Cravens named April Trucker Buddy of the Month

Robert “Bob” Cravens, a Wal-Mart driver, has been named April Trucker Buddy of the Month after his nomination by Pat De Long, a third-grade teacher at Liberty Elementary School in Rocky Ford, Colo.

Minnesota driver wins Shell ROTELLA SuperRigs competition

Minnesota driver wins Shell ROTELLA SuperRigs competition

TOMAH, Wis. — Jonathan Eilen of Hampton, Minn. captured Best of Show honors with his 2007 Peterbilt 379 at the 31st annual Shell ROTELLA SuperRigs competition held here June 20-22 as part of the Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck & Tractor Pull.

'Pinked-out' black Peterbilt spreading word about early breast cancer detection

'Pinked-out' black Peterbilt spreading word about early breast cancer detection

If you wanted to get the word out about early detection of breast cancer, how would you go about it?

NASCAR hauler Michael 'Bama' Williams lives for racing

NASCAR hauler Michael 'Bama' Williams lives for racing

On Nov. 18, 2012, at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the Penske racing team for Brad Keselowski was on edge when five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson was cursed with a pit road mistake and a rare part failure, opening the door for Keselowski to earn his first-ever championship in the series.

Suicide hotline can be lifesaver for truckers

Suicide hotline can be lifesaver for truckers

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to a friendly, down-to-earth dispatcher named Obie Wordlaw, who works for Central Hauling based in Little Rock, Ark., about a song he wrote called “Truckin’,” a countrified-ode to truck drivers. That article will be appearing in The Trucker this summer, so keep your eyes peeled for it – it really is a great song.

New Zealand driver, 105: 'I don't think I'm old'

New Zealand driver, 105: 'I don't think I'm old'

Bob Edwards was born before the first Model T rolled out of Henry Ford's factory in Detroit. He learned to drive in a French car that had a lever instead of a steering wheel. And he's still on the road, only now in a red four-wheel-drive Mitsubishi.

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