Kathleen Craft

Sharon Kirven

SHARON KIRVENHometown: Tyler, TexasOccupation: Owner-operatorCompany: Team Drive Away/Quality Drive AwayNominated by: Misty Kirven My mom is most beautiful inside. To really know her is to love her. She's saying she's going to retire this year. She started her driver career in 1998 and always said how things have changed to the worse in her profession. In her words, enough already; the job's no longer worth it. Of course she can explain all this better. But I ...

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Brenda Doss

BRENDA DOSSHometown: Corsicana, TexasOccupation: Owner-operatorCompany: Universal AmCanNominated by: Ira Doss Hard working and easy to love, Brenda jumps from her big truck to pilot car to desk and back to big truck again with no hesitation. From Specialized Automotive Transportation at Reliable to High Security Military superloads on 10-19 axles at Bennett Motor Express. Nowadays she hauls oversize loads to oilfield sites around the country for Universal AmCan. Generally running over 16' wide and 18' tall ...

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Melody Westrum

MELODY WESTRUMOccupation: Company driverCompany: Berry and SmithNominated by: Kathy VonHatten Melody is a true trucker in every sense of the word. Just like in the movie North Country she has beat the odds in a male dominated industry. She was the first woman doing off road log hauling in Canada. Mel hauled 150,000-pound loads down 25 percent grades in the winter! She's smart, funny, pretty and has diesel in her blood. I've always admired her and ...

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Paige Weiss

PAIGE WEISSOccupation: Company driverCompany: BHT LLCNominated by: Patty Miles Paige is that type of girl that nothing will stop her. She can run her truck till the wheels fall off. She's not afraid to get out of the cab and climb up under tractor or trailer if something doesn't sound right. She doesn't just say, "Something's wrong and it needs to be fixed!" She will try and has fixed many things. I've seen her run nonstop ...

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Sindy Staart

SINDY STAARTOccupation: Company driverCompany: Staart Family LandNominated by: Josiah Tollefson I am an "old fart" of a trucker, 50 years of running under my belt, but every time I get to make a run with this sweet, young, truck-driving gal, I feel blessed. As old as I am and as long as I have been trucking, I always learn something about kindness and being a gracious trucker when I run with her. She runs a 379 ...

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Julie Slaughter

JULIE SLAUGHTERHometown: Las Vegas, NevadaOccupation: Owner-operatorCompany: Mercer TransportationNominated by: Joey Slaughter She is the love of my life, a great mother and has a very kind heart for all things, mostly animals. She has a great sense of humor. She can always make me laugh even if she's having a bad day. She would bend over backward to help you. We were driving in Texas one night and a car flipped across our lane and as ...

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Michele Pruitt

Michele PruittTruck driverH&H transport18 yearsUsps mail 1. Why did you get into trucking? I was in management for a local convenience store chain and I was sent to a store with diesel pumps. Truck drivers kept coming in telling me where they were headed and I thought that sounded so cool... To travel the country and get paid for it. I went to school and here I am still loving it! 2. If you could take one ...

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Shannon Parsons

SHANNON PARSONSOccupation: Company driverCompany: Tru-PakNominated by: Chelsey Parsons My mom is the most beautiful truck driver I've ever seen not only is she gorgeous she's got one of the best personality out there. No matter how stressful the job may be she's always determined and gets it done. My mom is always respect full of other drivers and anybody on the road

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Teresa Papineau

TERESA PAPINEAUHometown: Oneida, Tenn.Occupation: Company driverCompany: R&T TransportNominated by: Keith Warwick She is a mother of four and has a passion for each one. She is a truck driver and she has a heart of gold. She will give the last penny she has to help someone in need. She strives to not only be beautiful on the outside but on the inside as well. She always finds the good in every situation and person no matter how ...

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Michelle Oliver

MICHELLE OLIVEROccupation: Company driverCompany: H.O. WoldingNominated by: Brady Palmer Michelle is a 32-year-old single solo company driver that is living her life long dream. After many years as a horse trainer she made the jump and entered driving school. With her goals, dreams, and a CDL, she is out here working her tail off to make them come true. After two years she accomplished her first major goal. She saved $30,000 and purchased a home on ...

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