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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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Precious cargo: Longtime truckers get assignment of a lifetime with hauling U.S. Capitol Christmas...

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In more than four decades on the road, Theron Schmalzried has seen a little bit of everything and dealt with situations where quick wits...
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Road dogs: Illinois trucker’s pups gets recognized coast to coast

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On a recent stopover in New Mexico, longtime driver Frank Wehmeyer was walking out of a store with a bag of groceries when another...
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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...
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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....
Shaun Mason

Shaun Mason, veteran of U.S. Marines, Army, named a finalist in Transition Trucking: Driving...

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For Shaun Mason, the dream of becoming a professional truck driver began at an early age.“One of my earliest childhood memories growing up was...
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The cat in the cab: Feline friend brings comfort to driver while on the...

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Their staunchly aloof nature may never garner cats the title of “man’s best friend,” but Muninn Myrkvi, an over-the-road truck driver for GP Transco,...
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CVSA seeks nominations for International Driver Excellence Award

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GREENBELT, Md. — This year has seen numerous new challenges for commercial drivers, from the COVID-19 pandemic to riots, changing legislation and more. The...
Daniel and Phyllis Snow

Labor of love: Team-driving couple remodeled their 1996 Freightliner into a showpiece

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It’s hard to miss Daniel and Phyllis Snow’s tractor-trailer, dubbed “The Goose,” on the highway … or anywhere, for that matter. The eye-catching emerald...
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...
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...
Hannah Oldham at gym

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...
Eric Britton

From the Army to the driver’s seat: Inspiration can take a driver quite far...

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Clarksville, Tennessee, was a world away from the nation’s capital in the 1970s, when Eric Britton’s neighbor helped build his interest in truck driving....
Ivan Hernandez

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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‘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...
Joanne beside her Freightliner

Driven to trucking: A love of driving brought Joanne O’Shaughnessy to a successful career

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Anyone who has spent time on a working farm knows that opportunities for driving all kinds of equipment abound. That’s where Joanne O’Shaughnessy developed...
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...
Pilot Wreaths Across America

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...
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...
Harvey Justice and Jeff Wisgerhof

Trucking is ‘in the blood’ of TMC’s September trainer of the month

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Harvey Justice may have only been driving a black and chrome TMC Transportation truck for four years, but it could...