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Linda Garner-Bunch has been in publishing for more than 30 years. You name it, Linda has written about it. She has served as an editor for a group of national do-it-yourself publications and has coordinated the real estate section of Arkansas’ only statewide newspaper, in addition to working on a variety of niche publications ranging from bridal magazines to high-school sports previews and everything in between. She is also an experienced photographer and copy editor who enjoys telling the stories of the “Knights of the Highway,” as she calls our nation’s truck drivers.
Welcome to Connecticut

Connecticut legislators approve VMT tax for big rigs, Gov. Lamont expected to sign into...

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HARTFORD, Conn. — Last week, both houses of the Connecticut state legislature approved a bill that would levy a highway user fee, or vehicle...
Liz Imel Maverick Transportation

An office with the best view: Professional driver Liz Imel loves life on the...

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For Liz Imel, an over-the-road driver for Maverick Transportation, the best thing about trucking is the ability to travel and see the country.“It’s awesome....
Phase 1 I-40 Repairs May 24

Work ‘well underway’ on Phase 1 repairs to I-40 Memphis bridge

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Work is “well underway” on Phase 1 of repairs to the Interstate 40 Hernando DeSoto bridge spanning the Mississippi River between...
laptop with TCA virtual meeting shown

Another virtual success: TCA members shape policy, define goals during Spring Business Meetings

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Even though continuing COVID-19 gathering restrictions prompted the Truckload Carriers Association to move Truckload 2021: Las Vegas from April to September in hopes of...
Rentention session screenshot

Safety, Retention, and the Bottom Line: Strong leadership is key to the success of...

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While motor carriers across North America may differ in size and leadership style, two factors directly affect every company’s financial bottom line — fostering...
Classic Semi

DOL withdraws ‘independent contractor’ rule; trucking industry weighs in

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WASHINGTON — Effective May 6, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has withdrawn the Independent Contractor Rule.When the DOL initially published the rule in...
Hyliion ERX downtown

Hyliion partners with transport providers to equip Class 8 trucks with natural gas-powered electric...

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AUSTIN, Texas — Hyliion Holdings Corp., a provider of electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 trucks, last week announced the formation of the Hypertruck...
Hurricane Harvey Relief Team

Georgia trucking association activates Convoy of Care to help victims of Metro Atlanta tornado

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ATLANTA — In response to severe weather and tornadoes that ravaged Coweta and Polk counties in Georgia’s Metro Atlanta area March 25-26, The Georgia...
Darnice “Neicy” Harris

Driver Q&A: On the Road with Darnise “Neicy” Harris

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Over-the-road driver Neicy Harris answered a few questions about her career on the road in a recent interview with The Trucker.Q: Where do you...
melissa gaglione

The right fit: Milwaukee woman creates high-vis clothing just for women

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MILWAUKEE — When Melissa Gaglione couldn’t find a high-visibility coat that actually fit to wear while working in the yard at the Milwaukee towing...
COVID-19 vaccine being packaged

No Greater Honor: Trucking industry plays vital role in distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, components

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For most of the world’s population, 2020 brought never-before-seen challenges, beginning with a global pandemic caused by a new coronavirus. As 2020 came to...
Diverse group of Jetco Employees

‘Diversity, equity, and inclusion’ encompass much more than race — and can lay a...

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Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has become a common catchphrase in American culture, but what exactly what does it mean and why is it...
Pfizer Vaccine Rollout Dec 13

‘No greater honor’: Truckers play vital role in distribution of long-awaited COVID-19 vaccines

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For most of the world’s population, 2020 brought never-before-seen challenges, beginning with a global pandemic caused by a new coronavirus first discovered in China...
Truck on Highway in Winter

Strong freight rates driving demand for new commercial vehicles, ACT analysts say

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — The current strong demand for new commercial vehicles is a direct result of strength in freight rates, according to ACT Research’s...
Rahm Emanuel

AP source: Emanuel’s prospects as nation’s transportation secretary increasingly unlikely

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WASHINGTON — Rahm Emanuel's chances of landing a top Cabinet post in Joe Biden’s administration appear increasingly unlikely after the former Chicago mayor emerged...
Car on Pivoting Upper Deck

Childhood fascination with auto haulers leads to development of self-contained transport module for use...

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McLEAN, Va. — As a teen, Ernest Dandridge Jr. was fascinated with auto haulers. In fact, he told The Trucker, he often visited a...
Ray Miller web

U.S. Army veteran Ray Miller named a finalist in Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence...

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DALLAS — For Ray Miller, transitioning to career as a commercial truck driver was always top of mind following his retirement from the U.S....
Daniel and Phyllis Snow

Labor of love: Team-driving couple remodeled their 1996 Freightliner into a showpiece

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It’s hard to miss Daniel and Phyllis Snow’s tractor-trailer, dubbed “The Goose,” on the highway … or anywhere, for that matter. The eye-catching emerald...
smaller states inside Texas

Blurred (state) lines: FMCSA proposes pilot program that would allow drivers under 21 to...

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In September, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed a new pilot program that would allow commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders aged 18,...
Tanker in Crowd

Tanker driver who drove into crowd of Minneapolis protesters in May faces felony, gross...

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MINNEAPOLIS — The driver of a tanker truck who drove into a crowd of protestors who were demonstrating against the death of George Floyd...