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At the Truck Stop: Auto-transport driver is building brand with enthusiasm, kindness

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Many drivers work hard to project a professional image, but there aren’t many who have a brand. Jacinda Duran, the Women In Trucking February...

At the Truck Stop: Young rookie flatbed driver grew up wanting to get behind...

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In the running debate over whether professional truck drivers under the age of 21 should be allowed to run loads interstate, one of the...

At the Truck Stop: This expediter’s loads are light and so are his spirits

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Seeing Ray Shamel standing in line at the Petro truck stop off Interstate 40, exit 161, near Little Rock, Arkansas, you could almost mistake...

Baggett Transportation is family company; comprises people who ‘get along together’

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — When Joe Donald graduated college in 1984, he thought he might be able to spend some time over the next few...
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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...
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Iowa trucker concludes 33-year career with TMC Transport, offers advice to new drivers

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DES MOINES, Iowa — On Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, Iowa trucker Russ Allen returned his keys to TMC Transportation for the final time, ending...

After 55 years of trucking, MTA Driver of Year Art Stoen retired but not...

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Art Stoen, 74, only takes one medication. It’s for cholesterol, and he had to be talked into that. To hear him tell it, sounds...
Jeremy Hoffman

Hard work and a love of trucks combine to make a successful career for...

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COLFAX, Wis. — Jeremy Hoffman enjoys trucks, but never loses his business perspective.“I feel that a truck is a tool you use to achieve...
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Pete & Wee Pete: Trucker’s son follows in father’s tracks with tiny replica of...

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Family is important to most professional drivers, and children often grow into roles in the family trucking business. Brandon Davis is pretty sure his...

Texas driver Mike Sheeds grand prize winner of 4th annual Road Warrior contest

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A professional driver of more than 27 years, Mike Sheeds has over 3.5 million safe driving miles under his belt. Sheeds has trained more...

Bison Transport’s Treana Moniz is WIT 2019 May Member of the Month

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PLOVER, Wis. —Treana Moniz has been chosen as the 2019 May Member of the Month of Women In Trucking.Moniz is a professional company driver...

Werner Enterprises drivers Quinton Ward named top military veteran rookie

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WASHINGTON — As part of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes Program, a former U.S. Army mechanic, instructor and career counselor was...

After a year on the open road, Gabriel Valdez says trucking suits his tastes...

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Gabriel Valdez found himself an empty table at the Petro Stopping Center off Exit 161, Interstate 40, just east of Little Rock Arkansas, where...
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‘She saved my life’: Tennessee waitress wakes truck driver in burning truck

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LEBANON, Tenn. — A series of coincidences led to a miraculous save for Phyllis Banfield, a waitress at Uncle Pete’s Travel Center on Sparta...
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Truckers protest in DC – The Truck Boss Show

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The Truck Boss show team talks with Mark Hammond about truck insurance, Jesse James Dupree on his new Rock and Roll hit, 'It Didn't...
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A trucker’s tale of quarantine

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Our friends at the Trucking Review Channel hunker down awaiting test results for Covid-19.Courtesy: Trucking Review Channel

Trucker Don Copeland turns Christmas parade ‘blue’ to honor fallen law enforcement

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BROOKHAVEN, Miss. — Twenty-five-year OTR driver Donald Copeland, 54, has long had a warm place in his heart for the “boys in blue.”And...
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New Love’s now open in Topeka, Kansas adding 75 truck parking spaces

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TOPEKA, Kan. — Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, an industry-leading travel stop network, is now serving customers in Topeka, Kansas, thanks to a...

Newbie ‘trucker’ Charlie enjoys the smells, sights of open road in owners’ green Volvo

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The 2-year-old golden doodle (golden retriever and poodle mix) gets to ride around in style in a spring green 2017 Volvo, peering down at...
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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....