Fathers

Trucking: Like father, like son

Daughter, too. 7 in every 10 of Overdrive's mostly owner-operator readers, whether male or female, reported having descended from a trucking father, in some form or another.

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POLL: Is/was your father involved in trucking?

To what extent is trucking passed down father-to-son over the generations? In the poll, in advance of Father's Day this weekend, we want to know whether your father is/was a trucker in any capacity, whether a driver/O-O, fleet owner or something else?

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A poem for a truck-driving father, from a son

"What I Mean When I Say Truck Driver," by writer Geffrey Davis, is one any father or son will be able to appreciate.

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Moving new song from 2014 Trucker Talent Search winner Keith Sampson

And more "music to truck by" -- our playlist updated. Also: Here's a happy father's day to all the dads in the audience, from one among you.

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A father’s love

"Here's to all the trucker Dads today. Thank you for what you do. Happy Father's Day."

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Even Superman had a Dad

Tough news yields stronger connections... "It's not often I see the strongest person I know cry. Actually, I've only seen him do it once, and that was when our son was born."

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Finer than frog’s hair

"If you're around and you're listening, Daddy, happy Father's day and thanks for the sense of humor. It has seen me through more heartache than drugs or money and it has remained intact, unlike the flaming go-cart of death you built for us in '82."

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