Ryan Tune and Truck

As a fourth-generation trucker, Ryan Tune puts his chromed-out Peterbilt to work for the...

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Imagine making a plan to order a new truck — make, model, engine, transmission, even the paint color. Then imagine finding that truck on...
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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...

Driver Ronald Feimster hopes to take the freedom of the road to the next...

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You don’t head out on the road without an intended destination, and the vast majority of the time you have a route planned out....

WIT member Tiffany Hanna named winner of truck giveaway

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Left to right are Jim Stevenson, Arrow director of national accounts; Ellen Voie, WIT president and CEO; truck winner Tiffany Hanna and Arrow’s Jim...
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...

Georgia driver wins Best of Show in Shell Rotella SuperRigs

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RAPHINE, Va. — Eric Turner Sr. of Ellenwood, Georgia, won Best of Show honors with his 2015 Peterbilt 389 with a 2018 Wally-Mo 8...
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Fleet Focus: ELDs push drivers to find ways to remain ‘productive’

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The crescendo has passed, but the symphony of protest against electronic logging devices (ELDs) is far from over. Despite the objections and barring a...
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Minnesota Trucking Association names Scott Post as 2019 driver of the year

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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Minnesota Trucking Association named Maplewood, Minnesota resident, Scott Post, a professional truck driver contracted for FedEx Ground in St. Paul,...
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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...
Michael Wray with his board game and truck

Where the pigskin meets the road: Driver builds on football fandom with board game

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RAYMONDVILLE, Mo. — For some, driving professionally is the dream. For others, driving is a great way to earn a living while chasing a...
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OOIDA to launch annual Truckers for Troops campaign during Veterans Day week

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GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is planning to launch its 14th annual Truckers for Troops care package campaign Nov. 9-16,...
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Driving for the stars: Bud Hunter tells of 30 years hauling for entertainers

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Bud Hunter can’t remember a time when trucking wasn’t part of his life.“Ever since I was born, I was always around trucks,” the Joplin,...

Goodyear honors 3 drivers at 35th annual Highway Heroes award presentation

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From left are Goodyear Marketing Director Gary Medalis, the 2018 Goodyear Highway Hero Award winner, Frank Vieira, and finalists Brian Bucenell and Ryan Moody....
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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...
Derrick Clark holds a small truck

The long haul: Driver overcomes steep obstacles to achieve dream and is now paying...

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There was a time when a career as an over-the-road truck driver was a pipe dream for Derrick Clark. Not long ago, the Little...
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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....
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‘A fresh start’: Trucking proves to be the right road for WIT’s Tracy Gaudette

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Like many professional drivers, Tracy Gaudette came to trucking via a circuitous route.“I’ve never wanted to stay in one place too long,” she told...
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OTR Capital, Marquee hand out free lunches to truck drivers

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OTR Capital and Marquee Insurance Group passed out free Chick-Fil-A lunches to truck drivers in Lithia Springs, Georgia. With the help of the Georgia...
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,...
Driver William Snead is honored with a driver of the year plaque

At The Truck Stop: C.R. England driver racks up 3 million safe miles, serves...

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COVID-19 aside, professional truck-driver turnover and the professional truck-driver shortage are common topics when motor-carrier executives gather in person — or on Zoom, in...