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Former trucker’s new novel chronicles young driver’s failure

| April 03, 2014

By writer Dave Newman -- who spent a couple years OTR some time ago -- "Two Small Birds" tells the story of Dan Charles, a would-be poet and Walt Whitman devotee on a crash course ...

A fine read in owner-operator’s ‘Hotshot Chronicles’ book on expediting

| September 12, 2013

Gary Shade's book of the expediting life and business could be an important resource for those starting out in the segment.

Operator’s new book details fitness turnaround

| May 30, 2013

Mike Sammons' "Working Man's Road to Weight Loss" details the driver's story to losing more than half his body weight in a quest for better health.

On-highway reads: Revisiting ‘In the Driver’s Seat’

| March 06, 2013

Writer and former owner-operator Marc Mayfield will be interviewed Thursday, March 7 at 7 p.m. EST on the Truth About Trucking Live online radio program.

Accidental truck stop heartbreaker

| November 25, 2012

"I had not only been sitting directly under the wing vents singing like a maniac, I was screaming lyrics that, when heard without the benefit of the actual music, could be misconstrued."

‘Grandpa and the Truck’ — book 2 out now

| November 13, 2012

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.

Hawk to DOT: “Point me to the nearest roadkill?”

| November 06, 2012

What happens when a bird of prey tries to communicate with a DOT traffic camera? It makes for good humor on Twitter.

Trying to master the fine art of negotiating

| September 10, 2012

We can't have one income and keep the truck, the house, the car and groceries, and we don't want to give the children away.

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