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Smokin’ Joe Lee Smith rides into the sunset

| January 07, 2013

Today, a salute, a send-off, for Smokin' Joe Lee Smith, a hardworking free spirit of a driver well-known for his 1989 album of rock 'n' roll truck-driving music, Smokin' Joe in Overdrive. I wrote about Smith ...

U.K. drivers top iTunes music-vid charts

| December 18, 2012

Drivers for the British Eddie Stobart carrier hit the top of iTunes music-video charts with a parody of the "12 days of Christmas" in a charity effort to benefit Help for Heroes.

Mack takes Manhattan; Got a CB handle for sale or steal?

| November 26, 2012

Mack runs commercials on the CBS building "super screen" in Times Square, NYC, and Todd gets a CB -- got a handle for him?

Back ‘On the Road’

| October 18, 2012

Driver and songwriter Tony Justice’s trucking CD is back on the truckstop racks, blazing new trails for independent artists -- and benefiting a good cause.

The vivid soundtrack of our trucking lives

| September 28, 2012

So much of our time on the road is occupied with music. We rarely ride without the soundtrack of life playing in the background.

The write stuff

| September 14, 2012

Successful songwriter Gary Gentry finds second career behind the wheel.

Lynyrd Skynyrd continues long-haul legacy with new record

| August 22, 2012

Lynyrd Skynyrd's new "Last of a Dyin' Breed" record runs hard with themes of the passing of a generation of highwaymen and -women. Interviews here with guitarist/Blackfoot founding member Rickey Medlocke and tour hauler Dale ...

No Doubt behind the big-rig wheel with ‘Settle Down’

| July 17, 2012

Band No Doubt's first single release in a decade comes with a video featuring the crew rendezvousing for a reunion party behind the wheels of big rigs.

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