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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.
Darrell Lily and Graig

More than just trucking: Brown Dog Carriers works to improve community, help others

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BIDDEFORD, Maine — It’s immediately obvious that Brown Dog Carriers and Logistics is a trucking company unlike any other. Does any other motor carrier...
USMCA Flags

Trucking industry, U.S. border agency weigh in as USMCA takes effect, replacing NAFTA

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WASHINGTON — The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) went into effect at 12 a.m. today (Wednesday, July 1), replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement...
July Erb

People culture: Employee involvement key to Erb International winning TCA Fleet Safety Award

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To say that safety is a top goal at Erb International, part of the Erb Group of Companies, would be an understatement. It is...
Big rigs at truck stop

Some truck stops reopen dine-in restaurants, other food options as local governments allow

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As state and local governments across the U.S. continue with phased reopening plans, the nation’s truck stops and travel centers are keeping pace to...
TCA Chairman Josh Kaburick

What a ride! Josh Kaburick chronicles year as TCA chairman

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“Whew! What a ride!” exclaimed Josh Kaburick, outgoing 2019-2020 Truckload Carriers Association chairman in his final address at Truckload 2020: Orlando.“That is the best...
woman holding thank a trucker sign

Heeding the call: Truck drivers re-emerge as ‘Knights of the Highway’ in response to...

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Since the first cases of COVID-19 were discovered in Wuhan, China, in late December, the disease has spread across the globe, quickly achieving the...
Don Lewis

Career for a lifetime: Veteran driver Don Lewis discovered love of trucking at early...

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As a boy growing up on a small family farm outside Neosho, Missouri, in the 1960s, Don Lewis was no stranger to trucks and...
Law enforcement vehicles

Hour-long police chase, shootout ends in death of Virginia truck driver Wednesday night

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GENESEO, N.Y. — A suspect identified as Joshua Blessed, aka Sergei Jourev, a 58-year-old truck driver for Yurman Express LLC of Harrisonburg, Virginia, led...
Sharae Moore sitting in her newly purchased bright blue truck

S.H.E. Trucking founder discovers common bond with her father as she pursues a career...

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — “I can’t change my past, so I decided to change my future.” This statement by Sharae Moore, founder of S.H.E. Trucking,...
Jay Rivera

Trucking through COVID-19: New Jersey driver thankful for employer’s support in midst of pandemic

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KEARNEY, N.J. — When Jenaro “Jay” Rivera of Jersey City, New Jersey, describes his job as a trucker for Indiana-based AG Trucking, there is...
Officers distribute masks

Highway Patrol distributes free masks to truckers at Arkansas weigh stations, some rest areas

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SOCIAL HILL, Ark. — Truckers stopping at Arkansas’ Social Hill rest area along Interstate 40 received free protective masks Thursday, April 30. The masks...
Pile of pills in hand

FMCSA’s proposed rules crack down on substance-abuse violations, ask for ‘CMV driving ban’ for...

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Under new rules proposed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), state driver’s licensing agencies (SDLAs) would be prohibited from issuing, renewing, upgrading...
New Mexico Chick-fil-A semi-truck drive-thru

New Mexico Chick-fil-A offers drive-thru service for semis, free meals for pro drivers

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FARMINGTON, N.M. — Drivers passing through Farmington, New Mexico, now have a new drive-thru option for prepared food. Chick-fil-A, at 4910 Main St., has...
student driver truck

FMCSA waiver lifts some restrictions on student drivers, licensing process; veteran drivers weigh in

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In response to the national emergency resulting from the global COVID-19 pandemic, on March 28 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a...
UrgentCare Travel clinic

UrgentCare Travel, TruckPark team up to provide COVID-19 evaluations, testing for drivers

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the U.S. and many Americans work from home, it’s “business as usual” for many of the...
Gaynelle Williams distributes treats to truckers

Woman on a mission: Missouri trucker’s wife delights drivers with home-baked treats

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NEVADA, Mo. — This week, truck drivers stopping by Buzz’s BBQ just off Interstate 49 at exit 101 in Nevada, Missouri, have been treated...
truckstop2

Truck stops across U.S. vow to meet truckers’ needs with fuel, food, other services

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It’s no secret that the nation is in turmoil because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the number of confirmed cases in the U.S. rises...
daimler on road

Heavy-duty trucks slowly hauling sci-fi into reality with testing of autonomous rigs

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Almost anyone who grew up in the U.S. in the 1960s or later will remember watching television series and cartoons that showed visions of...
joey holiday years

Keeping trucking music alive: Joey Holiday celebrates 25 years on the road

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“Yeah, a lot of people have asked me, over and over through the years, ‘Just why do ya drive that old truck? Why ya...
traffic jam

Georgia’s planned ‘truck-only’ lanes would be first to exclude noncommercial vehicles

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While the concept of separate “truck-only” drive lanes, separated from other traffic by barrier walls or medians, is not a new idea, the actual...