Kathleen Buccleugh

Tami Fawcett

TAMI FAWCETTOccupation: Owner-operatorCompany: Tami Fawcett & Co.Nominated by: Ronald Schrock My mother trucker is the most beautiful because of the amazing story behind the woman. Her love for trucking started in her early teens while running away from home to California to become a movie star. Her dreams have always been pretty large. During that time she was picked up by a trucker and instantly fell in love with the truck. At that moment she discovered ...

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Candi Bennett

Candi BennettCompany driverSwiftSubmitted by Adam Bennett Candi is a wonderful and loving mother who devotes all her time to trucking in order to provide for her children, which are her life. Candi excels at her job as a mentor by successfully teaching and nurturing her students to become world class truck drivers, all while developing strong professional personal working relationships. Candi is a wonderfully supportive and loving wife who spends every moment off enjoying time with ...

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Delo, Cummins sponsor 2013 Ram 2500 prizes for two top truckers

One Owner-Operator of the Year finalist and one Company Driver of the Year finalist will win a 2013 Ram 2500 next month in the annual contest produced by the Truckload Carriers Association and Overdrive.

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First-place winners: Diesel Weasel, Snowflake and Mr. Muggsy

And finally we announce the top vote-getters of Overdrive's Most Loved Pet contest: a Rottweiler cross, a white and gray cat and a grand harlequin macaw.

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Second-place winners: Neena, Diesel and Sammy

Recognized are a Pomeranian who visits hospitals to bring joy and love to patients, a cat who makes life on the road more fun and a macaw who loves to ride in the truck and watch the traffic.

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Third-place winners: Nala, Tiger and Alfie

A Shetland Sheepdog, a cat who enjoys the ride and an Angora rabbit won third-place honors in Overdrive's Most Loved Pet contest.

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Fourth-place winners: Angel, Gypsy and three birds

Voted fourth place in Overdrive's Most Loved Pet contest are a miniature pinscher, a cat who makes the ride pleasant for her owner and three birds who love to ride in the truck.

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Fifth-place winners: Monkey, Shasta and Diesel the parrot

The fifth-place winners of Overdrive's Most Loved Pet are a Pekingese, a tabby and a parrot. Their owners wrote in to tell us what makes their pets so special.

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Sixth-place winners: a poodle, a cat and two conures

Today's winners include a poodle rescued from a breeder, a cat rescued from the mouth of a large dog and a couple of protective squawking birds. Dog "We rescued Maxie from a breeder. She had had three litters of pups before she was 2 years old. You couldn’t even tell what kind of dog she was. She had not had a haircut at all. She was so skittish with people. We had a hard time getting her ...

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Seventh-place winners: Booger, Bob and Duke

Today's Overdrive's Most Loved Pet contest winners are colorful, cute and a comfort to their owners.

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