Also: Independent former hotshot/car hauler Joey Slaughter's step deck transition with an all-aluminum 53-foot Chaparral step.
A neat internal-breather treatment on the Cooper Farms 1998 Peterbilt 379 -- photos and more of the McAlpin, Fla.-based rig of owner-operator Don Cooper.
The truck represents the first such 112SD built out as a heavy-haul wrecker, and Kling put no small measure of pride and sweat into the customizations.
"Throw my sandwiches away all you want, but you're missing out on a yummy treat, and you will not squash my sparkle today. So there."
George to Wendy: "“If you think I'm going to give you a knife to cut up a stolen lemon while I'm driving, you're crazier than I thought you were.”
Second Wind Transport independent owner-operator Greg Trott was offered a load recently he would have paid out of pocket to haul -- had he made the wrong decision and taken it.
"If rates were up where they should be, drivers wouldn’t have to complain about receiving and loading fees one bit."
Colleen Kelly Mellor's children's book series highlights true tales from her husbands 30-year career, much of it spent as a household-goods-hauling owner-operator.
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