Personalities

Going where others won’t: Owner-operator Jimmy Nevarez

Tara Bullock | November 29, 2013

Nevarez has made a career specialty out of short-haul in Los Angeles, Calif., as an owner-operator in spite of the many naysayers who told him it couldn't be done.

Doctors, guns and money: OOIDA seminars had it all

| October 21, 2013

The sun came out for the second day of the Heart of America Trucking Show and so did the crowd on Saturday. And plenty of attendees took a break from old friends, beautiful trucks and good music to pack the seminar tent for a range presentations designed to make a professional trucker a little more healthy, wealthy and secure.

Candy ‘The Girl’ Critchfield, produce hauler extraordinaire

| October 15, 2013

Candy Critchfield has learned to love life on the road after years doing farm work.

Lindsay Lawler’s truck stop concert series a dedication to trucking heroes

Tara Bullock | October 04, 2013

Country singer and Highway Angel spokesperson Lindsay Lawler played with her band in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Oct. 4, where she talked trucking heroes, truck stop concerts and more.

A driver’s chance encounter spirals into multi-media coverage

| September 03, 2013

Tim Young wasn't expecting his life to change the day he ran into a woman photographing drivers at an Ontario, Calif., truck stop.

Hauling Tanzania: Meet Mike and Sherri Washington

| August 16, 2013

Mike and Sherri Washington's launch of a second career in trucking have found the pair on a mission hauling World Vision's "Kisongo Trek" simulation of a Tanzanian Village.

Seasoned expediters: Tom and Tina Evans

| August 15, 2013

Straight expediting truck have been Tom and Tina Evans' bread and butter since starting their business in the year 2000 -- today, they enjoy plenty of freedom to live life like they want to.

Second-career long-haul: Martin and Carolina Hill

| August 14, 2013

Martin Hill enjoyed enhanced personal freedoms and income when he brought his wife, Carolina, into his newly-minted owner-operator business at CRST Van Expedited.

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