Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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‘Navigator of the Year’ Edward Crumer enjoys trips that touch his heart

‘Navigator of the Year’ Edward Crumer enjoys trips that touch his heart

DALLAS — Twenty-year veteran trucker Edward Crumer is hard-pressed to say what has impressed him most about the myriad household moves he's helped people make, most of them during the most trying times of their lives.

Trucker’s dying wish to adopt child granted

Trucker’s dying wish to adopt child granted

The adoption that Marshall and Tracey McClain, already with grown kids, had started for this baby was not complete. Marshall told family, friends, all, that all he wanted in his life before it ended was for the adoption of Alyssa to go through. For her to have a family forever.

Trucking all in the family: It’s the only thing Joe Cushman ever wanted to do

Trucking all in the family: It’s the only thing Joe Cushman ever wanted to do

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Hazard, Ky., native Joe Cushman didn’t put a lot of thought into what he was going to do for the rest of his life.

Mike Dunne got into trucking through the military and still loves the travel involved

Mike Dunne got into trucking through the military and still loves the travel involved

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Mike Dunne wasn’t really into his father’s career because it was a little too restrictive for him. He wanted to spread his wings, so he became an infantryman in the Army for 14 years and later drove a truck hauling battle tanks.

Trucker Scot Hays wins new truck in U.S. Xpress Idle Reduction Sweepstakes

Trucker Scot Hays wins new truck in U.S. Xpress Idle Reduction Sweepstakes

CASEY, Ill. — When Scot Hays heard that U.S. Xpress would be giving away a tractor to the winner of its Idle Reduction Sweepstakes, he thought it was too good to be true.

The lines are draw: Truckers, carriers, lobbying groups take sides on EOBRs

The lines are draw: Truckers, carriers, lobbying groups take sides on EOBRs

WASHINGTON — With the comment period on the proposed Electronic On-Board Recorders and Hours of Service Supporting Documents now closed, a clear picture is emerging: Motor carrier-supported trucking associations and motor carriers support EOBRs; truckers and driver-based associations are against them; no one is really happy with the HOS supporting documents portion of the proposed rule, and there is concern about cost implications.

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