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Independence Day trucking traditions

Keep on keeping on: That's what a lot of commenters on our Facebook page told us they were planning for the Fourth of July, among other proud traditions.

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Diagnosing ‘do as I say’ disorder

"I'm heading to the eye doctor as soon as the Tyrannosaurus Rex clears out of the driveway. The thing shows up every Friday and eats my trash."

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Why be an owner-operator?

The industry has made it way too easy to move from being an employee driver to owning a truck. Far too many drivers give no real thought as to what it means.

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C’mon, Warner Robins — show us some love

Wendy Parker on her hometown's ban of truck parking: "Set a precedent for the rest of the country. Find a way to not only make it work, find a way to make it work for both the trucker and the city."

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Loaded from home — to home

Wendy and George ponder home and Sunday school on a run up I-75 from near where Wendy was raised in Georgia to deliver in Ohio, their current home.

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Home time: A trip into the neckwear vortex

"I'm fairly certain the Borg is alive and well and living in the bowels of an Ikea in Flagstaff ... wearing Ugg boots and a scarf."

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Losing your sparkle

Beware the bad-day blues...

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11 days in a truck is a long time

The things we're willing to tell dispatch to get home.

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Drivers’ Night Before Christmas — a tribute from a dispatcher

Chipman Relocations' Tina Pastore sends this poem out to all company employees and contracting owner-operators in advance of the Christmas holiday, a fitting driver tribute this time of year.

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Owner shout-outs: Readers offer more green grass

Following coverage of driver appreciators in the October 2012 issue, readers offered further shout-outs to respected fleet owners around the trucking world.

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