Friday, April 20, 2018
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Career trucker adapts to change, remains professional no matter what

Career trucker adapts to change, remains professional no matter what

Driver since 1984 Company driver for: Crete Hauls: Dry Freight Truck: ’09 Freightliner Cascadia Birthday: May 4, 1966

Acceptance is the key, but don’t put Big Brother in his truck

Acceptance is the key, but don’t put Big Brother in his truck

Someone told Chip Lawrence that he needed to figure out what he liked to do and then do it. So he bought a 1-ton truck and a hot shot trailer and began a trucking career about three years ago in Tulsa, Okla., where he still lives.

Skin cancer can be deadly, avoid sunburn

Skin cancer can be deadly, avoid sunburn

Skin cancer is the abnormal growth of skin cells, and most often develops on skin exposed to the sun, according to the Mayo Clinic.

Hire Road: Conventional wisdom can be wrong: the changing world of getting a good driving job

Hire Road: Conventional wisdom can be wrong: the changing world of getting a good driving job

Here in Oklahoma in the 1980s, the conventional wisdom was that energy, specifically oil, prices could only go up.

Around the Bend: Pondering knotty port problems

Around the Bend: Pondering knotty port problems

Congress could be gearing up to change trucking rules to let ports and other entities regulate trucking on their turf. It was evident last month during testimony at a House subcommittee hearing on the status of clean truck programs at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach that some members of Congress are contemplating changing regulations governing the trucking industry.

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