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Wendy Miller is the managing editor of The Trucker Newspaper and TheTrucker.com. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in strategic communications. Wendy has been a journalist and editor for 12 years and has specialized in niche publications for the past eight years. Wendy draws her love for the trucking industry from growing up as a trucker's daughter.
trucker delivers tp to packed Costco

Toilet-paper trucker: Driver gets warm, unexpected reception when delivering TP to Costco

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HAZLET, N.J. — As shoppers were lined up around the building at a New Jersey Costco, a white Freightliner Cascadia pulled up to the...
McDonalds loves truckers

McDonald’s serves truckers with drive-thru alternative

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WASHINGTON – McDonald’s received a special shoutout from Vice President Mike Pence during a White House Coronavirus Task Force press conference Tuesday afternoon, March...
sonic in Fordyce Arkansas

Small-town Sonics prioritize truckers with accessible menus, routes

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The town of Valliant, Oklahoma, has a population of only 800 people. The town might not be big, but when it comes to truckers,...
Beaver closes down

After 77 years, Oklahoma trucking company to close doors

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WOODWARD, Okla. – Beaver Express, an Oklahoma-based and family-owned trucking company with 77 year in business, has announced that it will cease operations as...
International tractor by Navistar

Navistar, Volvo and Mack temporarily suspend production due to COVID-19 economic threat

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As a response to the economic impact of the novel coronavirus threat, some heavy-duty original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have temporarily halted some aspects of...
HOS suspended

FMCSA suspends HOS regulations across nation for those aiding COVID-19 relief

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has officially granted relief from hours of service (HOS) regulations beginning Friday night for commercial vehicle...
pomeranians truck

At The Truck Stop: Couple takes their family of Pomeranians on the road

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RAYVILLE, La. — A rest area near the Missouri/Arkansas state line is where The Trucker first encountered John and Georgie Peavy of Rayville, Louisiana....
Cannabis plant and CBD oil

CBD Caution: Although technically legal, is consumption safe for truck drivers?

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The societal opinion of marijuana has evolved in recent years. There are currently 11 states that have approved recreational use of marijuana for those...
knoxville police lights

OKC police confirm security guard who shot truck driver at TA has died by...

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A security guard who shot a truck driver earlier this month during an altercation at a truck stop in Oklahoma City...
pink power brittney

Pink power: RTI lease-purchase operator spreads breast-cancer awareness

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — When now 36-year-old Brittney Richardson said she wanted to go to CDL school, a lot of her friends told her...
truckstop binns

At The Truck Stop: Team drivers find love for driving and each other at...

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — A lot of career success stories start with a resume. The same can’t typically be said for love stories. For Gwenetta...
solarpanel peterbilt

‘Pride in my ride’: Arkansas trucker brings solar power, style to his ‘96 Peterbilt

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Photos of a Peterbilt with solar panels on top and a Batman logo on the side of the sleeper have made their rounds online...
mack medium duty

Mack attacks medium-duty with Class 6, 7 models resembling Class 8 Anthem

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SALEM, Va. – Mack Trucks announced late last month that it is bringing a new bulldog into the market with the creation of the...
girltrucks scaled 1

WIT girls in trucks events introduce young girls to logistics, transportation

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PLOVER, Wis. — Most girls are taught from a young age that they can be anything (or anyone) they want when they grow up....
wreaths

Trucking industry is driving force behind Wreaths Across America

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ARLINGTON, Va. — Wreaths Across America’s annual trek from Harrington, Maine, to Arlington National Cemetery has earned a reputation as the world’s largest veterans’...

FMCSA to increase random drug testing rate to 50% effective Jan. 1, 2020

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WASHINGTON – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced that it will increase the annual percentage rate for random controlled substances testing...