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James Childress with his Can Corsos War and Peace

War and Peace: Four-legged friends bring a new love of trucking to driver James...

James Childress found his true love through his job as a truck driver. Perhaps it was fate, or a chance to trigger a deeper...
Carina BeeBe

WIT names Carina BeeBe May member of the month

PLOVER, Wis. — Carina BeeBe has been named the Women In Trucking Association’s (WIT) May Member of the Month. BeeBe is a professional driver for...
911 Truck

Never forget: Former driver spearheads creation of 9/11 commemorative die-cast truck

John Holmgren sat, like the rest of the patrons in the restaurant, in stunned disbelief. Earlier that day — Sept. 11, 2001 — he’d...
Alvin Smith

Perdue Farms driver Alvin Smith achieves 4 million accident-free miles

SALISBURY, Md. — Alvin Smith, a truck driver for Perdue Farms, is celebrating a milestone achievement of 4 million consecutive accident-free miles — the...
brightly colored trucks parked side by side

Road partners: Factors to consider before team driving

In the current economic climate, opportunities abound for drivers. Some of those opportunities involve teaming with another driver, an option that often pays better...
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‘I’m famous!’: Montana mechanic keeps truckers on the road

MISSOULA, Mont. —Tim Kline’s head pokes up out of the garage pit as he dips his brush into the bucket of bright yellow again....
Chip Upstaging

Rock ‘n’ roll driver: Chip Warterfield shares the story behind transporting concert, performance stage...

You’ve got your tickets in hand, a smile on your face and a sense of eagerness as you wait for the concert to start....
Kellylynn Women In Trucking

Transportation in her blood: Kellylynn McLaughlin got into trucking on a whim, but she’s...

EDMOND, Okla. — “You can do it,” were the words a volunteer said to Kellylynn McLaughlin as she climbed into the cab of the...
Nikki Weaver

Nikki Weaver earns WIT’s 2021 Driver of the Year award

PLOVER, Wis. — The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) on April 27 named Nikki Weaver, a company driver for FedEx Freight, as the winner...
Don Talley and Dan Porter

TA announces Don Talley, Dan Porter as 2021 Citizen Driver Award honorees

WESTLAKE, Ohio — Truckers Don Talley of Muncie, Indiana, and Dan Porter of Acton, Ontario, Canada, have been selected by TravelCenters of America (TA)...
Matthew Culver Truck

Idaho trucker works to keep interstate clean along daily route

KOOTENAI, Idaho — A long-haul driver who goes by “Trucker Matt” has taken it upon himself to clean a stretch of Interstate 90 when...

Truck historical society launches hall of fame to honor industry leaders

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) is launching the American Trucking and Industry Leader (ATIL)...
WIT DOY Finalists

Women In Trucking announces finalists for 2021 Driver of the Year

PLOVER, Wis. — The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) on April 14 announced three finalists for the organization’s 2021 Driver of the Year award. This...
Yellow million milers

Yellow Corp. honors 2020 safety million-milers

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Yellow is proud to honor its drivers who achieved the safety milestone of driving at least 3,000,000 miles without a...
Donald McNair

Lytx honors 2021 drivers and coaches of the year

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Lytx announced the recipients of its 2021 Driver of the Year and Coach of the Year awards April 8. The awards...
thin red line Mack Anthem

Thin red line: Wisconsin trucker, firefighter pursues dual passions

It’s not uncommon for someone to have to choose between making a living and pursuing something they are passionate about. Dan Ravenhorst of Eau...
driver and Volvo truck

Dedication and strong lifelong work ethic led Jerry Fritts Jr. to a successful trucking...

CORDOVA, Tenn. — Gerald “Jerry” Fritts Jr., is feeling a little depressed after retirement, but he just needs to find his next adventure.Fritts has...
Reanee Swiger Gray

‘Trucking angel’ Reanee Swiger-Gray named WIT’s April 2021 member of the month

PLOVER, Wis. —The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has named Reanee Swiger-Gray, a professional driver for Brenny Specialized Inc., as its April Member of...
Lamar and Mark Buckwalter

Passing down passion: Pennsylvania family shares a father-son love of trucking

Pretty much every driver wants a great start to a trucking career. For Lamar Buckwalter, owner of Leola, Pennsylvania-based Buckwalter Trucking, the end of...
Greg Stehouwer

Greg Stehouwer named TMC’s 2020 Trainer of the Year

DES MOINES, Iowa — TMC has named Greg Stehouwer as the company’s 2020 Trainer of the Year.A third-generation truck driver, Stehouwer, has been training...