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Iowa Motor Truck Association to provide free boxed lunches to truck drivers March 24-25

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DES MOINES, Iowa – To show appreciation and gratitude for the trucking industry during the COVID-19 crisis, the Iowa Motor Truck Association (IMTA) will...
Lanod Westmoreland

Veteran, former boxer focused on staying fit, takes first place in push-up contest in...

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — How does a 36-year-old former Golden Gloves boxer stay in shape when on the road?“I try to work out when I...

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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At the Truck Stop: Kevin and Candice Rawls work as a team partnership in...

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PARAGOULD, Ark. — How do an assistant instructor at a regional college and a phlebotomist at a local medical center spend their lives once...
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Pilot honors U.S. military with Wreaths Across America fundraiser, free breakfast for vets

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — In recognition of those who served in the military, through the end of the year, Pilot Co. is holding an in-store round-up...

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...
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U.S. Army veteran Ivan Hernandez named a finalist in Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence...

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — At age 20, Ivan Hernandez, enlisted in the U.S. Army as an infantryman, where he served his country for 20...
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NCI names Walter Lee driver of the month for November

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IRVING, Texas — National Carriers Inc. (NCI) has named Walter Lee of El Cajon, California, as the company’s November driver of the month. Lee...
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Mike Pennington named TMC Transportation Trainer of the Year for 2019

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DES MOINES, Iowa – Mike Pennington has made quite the career for himself during his time with TMC Transportation. His 16 years of over-the-road...

Marine Vet on the road.

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On the surface, Terrence Danns is the average company driver. But behind his jovial laugh and kind smile he has led a life that’s...
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The Oak Ridge Boys’ Joe Bonsall: Following his parents’ road map to success

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“One thing about truck drivers is that they never change.”Those are the words of Joe Bonsall, one of four members of The Oak Ridge...
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Commitment to detail: Rosko Craig passionate about career in trucking

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Growing up in Harvey, Illinois, a south suburb of Chicago, Rosko Craig often gave thought to what his life’s work might...

Diabetes prevention-maintenance programs specialize their services for truckers

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Kay Pfeiffer of TrueLifeCare conducted her first Mid-American Trucking Show seminar this year. She’s becoming a regular at high-profile trucking industry events, spreading the...
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WIT selects female military vets for Wreaths Across America trip

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PLOVER, Wis. — The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has chosen Janice Neitz and Nichole Garcia to accompany Kellylynn McLaughlin, WIT’s driver ambassador, on...
Jeremy Ward with his truck

With a nearly life-long desire to drive a truck, Jeremy Ward is now ‘living...

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GLADWIN, Mich. — The phrase “living the dream” is usually spoken as a whimsical answer to the question, “How are you?” In the case...
OTR driver with birds in her cab

For the birds: Feathery friends make time on the road fly by

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Drivers might not be surprised to see a pair of dogs in a trucker’s cab, but there is more than meets the eye in...
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,...
2020 Virtual SuperRigs

Shell Rotella SuperRigs moves to online virtual format, features ‘Legends of the Road’ theme

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HOUSTON — The 38th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs truck beauty contest is going virtual, according to organizers. The event offers truck drivers from across...
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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....
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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...