Rest in peace Dolphy Dickerson, career hauler from W.Va. who lost a battle with cancer Dec. 6. Also: South Texas Truckers pulls Toys for Tots drive in Mission, Texas.
While it requires dedication and understanding, and like any family situation, there will be trials and tribulations, having close family ties while being away is absolutely possible.
After a conversation with Wendy, a four-year-old to her Mom: “That lady said he brings everything in a truck, he brought my shoes and he's going to bring our baby when it comes!”
It's summertime, school is out and the travel plaza food courts are full of whining six-year-olds, demanding Whoppers and $5 coffees from Starbucks.
Use a little common sense, and try to pass some of it on to your progeny. And remember, insect spray is poisonous to humans, fire is hot, and ingesting gasoline is a bad idea. I ...
"If Momma told you she was proud of you, you knew you truly accomplished something. She's still like that and I love her dearly for it. She taught me to strive for excellence, and never ...
Wendy to her 15-year-old son: "Led Zeppelin is a band, not a person. So now I'm going to sit in the garage with the car running because you didn't know that.”
"Forty-five years on this planet and I haven't managed to stupid myself to death yet."
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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