overdrive’s most beautiful contest

Calling all female truckers: Overdrive’s 2015 Most Beautiful contest accepting nominations through Sunday

Nominations for Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest, which highlights the accomplishments and inner and outer beauty of female drivers, are being accepted through March 15.

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Finalist Anna Sosnina: ‘Respect everyone. There is no room for an attitude’

Sosnina never planned to be a truck driver; she saw an ad for trucking driving school, enrolled in it and loved it.

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Female trucker contest holds online voting

Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest, which recognizes exceptional female drivers, is holding a round of online audience voting to pare the field down to 10 finalists.

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Words from Overdrive’s Most Beautiful

A selection of quotes from Overdrive's Most Beautiful women in the industry.

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Sneak preview of Overdrive’s Most Beautiful stories

Hurry and submit your photo and story to Overdrive's Most Beautiful. Read a few excerpts of some of the stories so far.

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Christa Ferdarko

I was a police officer for 6 years and then a business manager for 6 years. We were tired of chasing the materialistic "American dream" and never spending time together. We got rid of the house, the furniture and finally pared down to just 6 boxes of photos and sentimental items that we stored at a relative's house. Life is much simpler without all that baggage! I thought it would be fun to participate in the truck ...

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Heather Bennett

I have been trucking since I was 23 years old. Before that I was a trucker in the military and was deployed to Iraq from 08/06-06/07 where I drove the lead gun truck in convoys from Tal-afar to Mosul and a few smaller towns. I have seen many IEDs and even been shot at. Which left me a disabled veteran because of PTSD. Coincidentally my birthday is 9/11 and I was at the towers just ...

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Ingrid Brown

I’m gracious and humbly thankful God has given me 32 years in trucking and 51 years in life! I haul baby moos and general freight to all 48 states and Canada. Why me? Because I like pretty trucks, memory filled ones — and it’s a rush to show they have personalities, too!

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Jessica Samko

I don't think there is any difference between men or women truckers. We both get the job done. I love trucking, and there is just something about being on the open road that makes me feel free. No limits, and I can go anywhere. There are so many places I never thought I would see and so much more to discover, the possibilities are endless. I truck with my two dogs and it’s always nice to ...

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