tributes

Revisiting a long career — and two spectacular trucks

| February 24, 2014

Wendy Parker with the "rest of the story" on Thomas Paul Kraak and his 1960 Autocar -- and his son's efforts to return his 1952 LT Mack to him before the elder Kraak passed away ...

Remembering Douglas Bench, 1967-2013

| February 20, 2013

Small fleet owner Douglas Bench passed away in January at the age of 45 -- he leaves behind a strong trucking business with family members as monument to his life.

Drivers’ Night Before Christmas — a tribute from a dispatcher

| December 24, 2012

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.

A wife’s tribute to her longtime owner-operator

| September 24, 2012

Owner-operator Clive Hemmings passed away during a run to Florida on September 30, 2011. His wife, Valerie, offers up this poem to his memory. He will be missed.

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