Kathleen Craft

Trucker Talent finalist Richard Woods has music and trucking in his veins

Woods, who says trucking "got into his system" when he was a child, started learning guitar at about 13 years old, and he’s been strumming ever since. He'll compete live next month in a sing-off competition against the other two finalists to determine the 2017 Trucker Talent Search winner.

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Trucking’s parody specialist: Trucker Talent finalist Terrance Mathis on an ‘indescribable love’ for the job

“When I was 10 years old and tall enough to reach the gas pedal, my father put me in an old ’67 International dually with no power steering, no AC and a cracked windshield,” he says. He'll compete live next month in a sing-off competition against the other two finalists to determine the 2017 Trucker Talent Search winner.

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‘Free and easy rambler’: Trucker Talent Search finalist Michael Lochmiller on a lifetime of music

Lochmiller says trucking as a vocation and a lifestyle provides an “endless backstory for song ideas.” He'll compete live next month in a sing-off competition against the other two finalists to determine the 2017 Trucker Talent Search winner.

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‘The truck driver is the last cowboy’: Trucker Talent Search winner Jason Lee Wilson enjoying a rebound

Overdrive-Red Eye Radios 2016 Trucker Talent Search boosts trucker Jason Lee Wilson's lifelong musical ambitions. Here's his story...

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Trucker Talent Search all-stars giving three GATS performances

This year’s Trucker Talent Search finalists, plus two alums of the contest, will perform live at GATS on Saturday, Aug. 27.

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Trucker Talent Search finalist Jason Lee Wilson ‘trapped in the gears’

Jason Lee Wilson wrote his first song when he was 5 and picked up the guitar at 13, but didn’t perform an original composition for anyone until he was 18.

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Trucker Talent Search finalist Keith Snyder grew up playing music with family

Snyder plays at truck stop chapel services across the country on Sundays.

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‘Coast to coast’ with hazmat hauler and Trucker Talent Search finalist Will Perry

Will Perry

Perry, 46, hauls hazardous chemicals as a company driver for Wayne Transport of Rosemount, Minnesota.

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Trucker Talent winner basking in the ‘Moonlight’

Nate Moran

Original song clinches win for 25-year-old driver Nate Moran.

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Finalist Erikalynn Graham takes pride in her safety record, equipment, appearance

C.R. England has recognized Graham for her driving and performance as a safety ambassador.

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