Carolyn Magner

King of the ice road

Trucker star Alex Debogorski’s funny, brash personality adds a warm glow to ‘IRT’s frigid setting and continues to pave new avenues of opportunity.

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Dealing with trucker trolls

How do you handle hateful comments on the web?

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Hard road for single mom

Single mother needs good put-down for smug commenters.

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Biological clock stops relationship

Reader wonders if he should tell girlfriend she's too old for him.

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Truth or myth?: Guns in cabs

Is it true that there is a federal law that says truckers cannot legally carry a gun in their truck?

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Too much togetherness?

Dear Carolyn, My last chick is flying out of the nest in a few weeks and I’m feeling very blue. I am planning to join my husband on the road as soon as she's settled into her dorm. It’s something we’ve always wanted to do after the children were grown. However, I’m getting cold feet. It seems like a huge commitment to be together, in a cab, for weeks at a time. All of our married ...

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Consider the long haul

Girlfriend is OK with doing heavy lifting in relationship, but her friends aren't.

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State of isolation is no place to dwell

Dear Carolyn, I just went through a tough divorce and am now single and lonely. I feel hopeless about ever meeting a good woman who can put up with the stress of loving a trucker. There’s nothing to look forward to in my life. I know I need professional help, but how am I supposed to fit my long-haul schedule into the 9-5 schedule of my local shrink? It was hard enough making my court date for ...

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Change is possible

Dear Carolyn, I’m about to get married to a great guy. He wasn’t such a great guy when he was married to his previous wife. However, he has since quit drinking, got into therapy, lost 50 pounds and has turned into the great guy he once was. I know everything about how badly he treated his first wife but I feel lucky to be getting a new improved version. Does this worry you? Sue   Dear Sue, The second mouse ...

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Model search!

Dear Readers, Overdrive magazine is looking for a few attractive, wholesome, fit women to pose for photos next to beautiful show trucks at the Great American Trucking Show, August 23-25, in Dallas, Texas.  It's easy to enter and you don't have to have any modeling experience! If you are a trucker, married to a trucker or will be attending the GATS event in Dallas with a trucker, send in your picture! Here's how: *Send me an email(cmagner@rrpub.com) with a ...

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