Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Lighter Load: Back from surgery, glad to offer some laughs to some perfect drivers

Lighter Load: Back from surgery, glad to offer some laughs to some perfect drivers

As some of you might have read in co-worker Dorothy Cox’s Around the Bend column Sept. 1, I’ve been away from the trucking scene for a while. It felt strange to not know what was happening for a few weeks in the industry while I was home recovering from back surgery.

Illinois trucker rebuilding life after identity theft

Illinois trucker rebuilding life after identity theft

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Trucker Earl Robert Hood didn't know his identity had been stolen until his Commercial Driver's License was suspended in 2008 for four DUIs he never committed.

There’s a difference between dieting and getting healthier to enjoy life

There’s a difference between dieting and getting healthier to enjoy life

Trying to decide what foods to eat? What is a good diet for losing a couple of pounds or to keep from having a heart attack? What is the best type of exercise and when would you have time to do it? Is it time for a medical exam?

Couple leaves boring careers behind for ‘hot shot’ freight delivery job

Couple leaves boring careers behind for ‘hot shot’ freight delivery job

DALLAS — Family members can have a big influence on a person’s life, for good or for bad. Fortunately, in the case of truckers Joan and Johnmarc Landry, it was for good.

Heavy-hauler Cannon offers humor, ‘Oversize Load’ book to help truckers

Heavy-hauler Cannon offers humor, ‘Oversize Load’ book to help truckers

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — If you’re transporting something as big as an M109 Howitzer (a tank mounted with a huge gun), it helps to have a sense of humor, oversize load hauler and author Doug Cannon has found.

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