"Have a little love for the truckers. They're human beings, out there doing a hard job and a lot of them aren't making as much money as people think."
With the official unveiling still several weeks off, owner-operator Jimmy Ardis, a recipient of one of TA Petro's Citizen Driver Award recognitions, got an early look at his name up on the marquee at the recently renamed Manning, S.C., TA near his hometown.
Owner-operator Robert Winkelman of Hermann, Mo., hauls logs and barrel staves from New Florence, Mo., to Lebanon, Ky., in this 2004 Peterbilt equipped with a 550-horsepower Caterpillar C15 motor and a 13-speed transmission.
A few outtakes from the April Overdrive cover shoot with owner-operator Matt Hopkins.
Part 2 in this feature: With support growing for Truckers Against Trafficking from the community of drivers, owner-operator Matt Hopkins, inspired by a cyclist friend to tie his planned climb of Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina to a cause, decided to take TAT with him to the top...
Photos of a work in progress from the Alaska-based seasonal hauler and custom model truck builder: Plus more vintage 1970s Overdrive magazines, collected...
One of them, owner-operator Matt Hopkins, took his support for the organization to new heights with his early-2014 benefit climb of Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina.
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