The Trucker Bookkeeping Digital June

Feature on women in trucking topic of Mack TV series

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — “Breaking the Mold,” the fourth episode of Mack Trucks’ RoadLife series released on roadlife.tv and Amazon Prime Video, shares the stories...
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Citizen Driver Dusty Porter always pays it forward

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ACTON, Ontario — Dan “Dusty” Porter’s life is guided by a simple philosophy: “Do what your heart tells you is right.” It’s a philosophy...
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ATA highlights truckers’ response to COVID-19 pandemic during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

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ARLINGTON, Va. — Today, Sept. 14, the American Trucking Associations (ATA), along with thousands of its members and partners, the American Trucking Associations began...
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Ride-along turns into 45-year trip for Wisconsin Driver of the Year Alyn Jones

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Back in 1975, Alyn Jones was putting together pole barns for farmers around his hometown and dreaming of something better. When he got hurt...
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Rock ‘n’ roll driver: Chip Warterfield shares the story behind transporting concert, performance stage...

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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....
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Rescued by a rig: Dogs give driver a reason to keep on trucking

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Every morning, before she hits the road, Rebecca Washington takes her four dogs — Polly, Tucker, Junior and Ziggy — out for a 30-minute...
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Diva Dog: Married duo hit the road with mini Pomeranian

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A mini dog with a big personality keeps Ken and Katie Faykosh keen on the road.The married duo, with their mini Pomeranian by their...
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An office with the best view: Professional driver Liz Imel loves life on the...

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For Liz Imel, an over-the-road driver for Maverick Transportation, the best thing about trucking is the ability to travel and see the country.“It’s awesome....
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Who needs a limo? High school junior shocks classmates when she arrives at prom...

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ZEARING, Iowa — Shelby Perisho set out to do what everyone told her she couldn’t do: Drive a big rig to her junior prom.It...
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From Boston, with love: Terrier provides trucker with companionship, opportunities for physical activity

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During his 26 years of trucking, Matthew Cribbs, an over-the-road truck driver for Crete Carrier Corp., Shaffer Trucking and Hunt Transportation, has met truckers...
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‘I’m famous!’: Montana mechanic keeps truckers on the road

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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....
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Wreaths Across America: Truckers, volunteers turn out to honor the fallen nationwide

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WASHINGTON — The headstones at Arlington National Cemetery stand silent at their posts, aligned with military-grade precision to mark the final resting place of...
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Drivers challenged to ‘steer’ their way to better health in newest Fit to Pass...

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ATLANTA — There’s no doubt truck drivers know a thing or two about steering a big rig, but what about “steering” their way to...
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South Carolina driver makes fitness a priority, takes first place in women’s division in...

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CONWAY, S.C. — Hannah Oldham hasn’t been in the trucking business very long, but she’s already figured out the importance of maintaining health and...
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Driver Q&A: On the Road with Chad Fowler

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Over-the-road driver Chad Fowler answered a few questions about his career on the road in a recent interview with The Trucker.Q: How long have...
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NCI names Gene Solis as 2020 Driver of the Year

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Irving, Texas — National Carriers Inc. (NCI) has named Eugenio (Gene) Solis as the company’s 2020 Driver of the Year. The announcement was made...
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Life-changing experience: Oregon driver shares story of entering trucking industry

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When some people enter the trucking industry, it’s a career change. For Jessica Luttrell, it was a life-changing experience. “I wasn’t getting anywhere in Arizona,”...
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39th Annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs to be held July 29-31 in Hampshire, Illinois

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HAMPSHIRE, Ill. — The 39th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition — themed “A Time to Shine” — will be held July 29-31 at Love’s...
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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...
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Lori and Mitch Broderson do trucking, and life, their way

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Some truckers relish the variety of running irregular routes, going wherever the freight — or a dispatcher — takes them. Others, however, prefer life...