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Lori Palmer

LORI PALMERHometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.Occupation: Owner-operatorCompany: Panther Expedited Services My name is Lori Palmer, I'm 43 years old, 5'5", 119 pounds, and have been an OTR owner-operator since 2007 trucking coast to coast. My handle is Lil' Mama. My husband and I team and contract through Panther Expedited Services out of Seville, OH. We have been running Expedited freight since 2009 with Panther. Trucking runs through my veins as I come from a long line of ...

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Lisa Williams

LISA WILLIAMSHometown: Nashville, Tenn.Occupation: Owner-operatorCompany: Central Refrigerated Not sure that I am, but I get stopped numerous times a day by other drivers and nondrivers that say I am the most beautiful driver they have ever seen. They always ask me what I am doing driving a truck, but I love doing my job and couldn't see doing anything else :-)

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Kathy VonHatten

KATHY VONHATTENHometown: Ann Arbor, Mich.Occupation: Owner-operatorCompany: Panther Expedite I'm an owner-operator. I live and love trucking. I think it's what I was born to do. I look forward to every day and what adventures and new people I'll encounter. Trucking is by far the most challenging and rewarding thing I've ever done. I've both paid my dues and reaped the rewards if this industry and as long as I'm able I'll always drive. As far as beauty ...

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Kat Scovil

KAT SCOVILHometown: Twin Falls, IdahoOccupation: Owner-operatorCompany: Kat's Trucking I drive by the old-school standards. I haul a load of produce from Puyallup, Wash., to Alaska once every two weeks. Up there it's a different world; you have to rely on each other. You never pass by someone in need. And a wave of the hand and a smile as you roll past another truck can sometimes go a long way. I know I'm not the most beautiful trucker ... ...

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Karla Turner

KARLA TURNERHometown: Shenandoah, Va.Occupation: Company driverCompany: Werner My grandfather has always been my inspiration. He taught me to respect other drivers, be courteous, and never underestimate the road. I rode with my grandfather when I was younger, and of course, I grew up to be a truck driver. My grandfather is what has made me beautiful inside, and everything that he has taught me, I try my best to put it to good use on the ...

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Jessica LeBlanc

JESSICA LEBLANCHometown: Napoleonville, La.Occupation: Company driverCompany: Transport Service Company I love this industry and I wouldn't do anything else... I've been driving for 10 years hauling tankers and I'm serious about safety and my fellow drivers. I help people as much as I can. I have a heart of gold and would give my last roller for a fellow driver in need. I live to inspire all ladies to go out and do what they secretly ...

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Helen Jones

HELEN JONES Hometown: AndersonOccupation: Company driver Company: Justice Freight Services I came along way in my life, homeless, to decided I wanted to help my country and better myself the best way I knew how, Im mixed in race so growing up it was tough for me.

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Haley Champagne

HALEY CHAMPAGNEHometown: Washington, Pa.Occupation: Company driverCompany: Oil Field Trucking Because I work in the oil field while still looking like this.

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Gayl Russell

GAYL RUSSELLHometown: Wise River, Mont.Occupation: Owner-operatorCompany: Gayl Russell Livestock I have been in the trucking industry since 1985 owning my first truck in 1991. I also raise, train and show paints. Last year, I qualified for the Regional Championships, held in California. In 2009, I had brain tumor surgery, and was back hauling cows 2 months later. At 51, I am in excellein good physical shape from both myjob and riding horses. The guys I work ...

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Elizabeth Long

ELIZABETH LONGHometown: Orlando, Fla.Occupation: Owner-operatorCompany: Patriot Star Incorporated I wake up each day and look forward to the day's adventure! Whether that be driving through NYC, the mountains of Washington, or cruising down I-95 towards Miami, my goal is to have the most fun possible. In my short year and a half of driving, I've seen more of our beautiful country than I ever believed I would. The best part about it all is that I ...

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