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Dwain Hebda

Dwain Hebda
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Dwain Hebda is a freelance journalist, author, editor and storyteller in Little Rock, Arkansas. In addition to The Trucker, his work appears in more than 35 publications across multiple states each year. Hebda’s writing has been awarded by the Society of Professional Journalists and a Finalist in Best Of Arkansas rankings by AY Magazine. He is president of Ya!Mule Wordsmiths, which provides editorial services to publications and companies.
Wreaths truck arlington

Wreaths Across America: Truckers, volunteers turn out to honor the fallen nationwide

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WASHINGTON — The headstones at Arlington National Cemetery stand silent at their posts, aligned with military-grade precision to mark the final resting place of...
Bill McNamee with Trucker Buddy Mascots

A true zoo story: Driver keeps Trucker Buddy classrooms engaged by sharing the fun...

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In three decades on the road, Bill McNamee has piled up enough adventures to fill several volumes — but he hasn’t done it alone....
Sisters in front of Freightliner

California sisters team up to hit the road, continue new chapters in their lives

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Six years ago, when Dorin Kauhi opened a new chapter of her life as a truck driver, it caught the attention of her sister,...
TreeDrivers2T

Precious cargo: Longtime truckers get assignment of a lifetime with hauling U.S. Capitol Christmas...

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In more than four decades on the road, Theron Schmalzried has seen a little bit of everything and dealt with situations where quick wits...
trucker dogs with Alaska sign

Road dogs: Illinois trucker’s pups gets recognized coast to coast

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On a recent stopover in New Mexico, longtime driver Frank Wehmeyer was walking out of a store with a bag of groceries when another...
Derrick Clark holds a small truck

The long haul: Driver overcomes steep obstacles to achieve dream and is now paying...

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There was a time when a career as an over-the-road truck driver was a pipe dream for Derrick Clark. Not long ago, the Little...
Hannah Oldham at gym

South Carolina driver makes fitness a priority, takes first place in women’s division in...

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CONWAY, S.C. — Hannah Oldham hasn’t been in the trucking business very long, but she’s already figured out the importance of maintaining health and...