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Thank You, Driver

Trucker Appreciation week, August 18-24 rolls around every year and truckstops and companies try to come up with a way to say thanks for a job...

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FHWA Report: There's Plenty of Truck Parking

You shouldn't have a major problem finding a parking place for your rig in most areas of the country. That's what the Federal Highway Admini...

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Teachers, Truckers and Television Crews

Tom and Sandy Peters stood by quietly as the second and third grade students at Lincoln Prairie School climbed aboard their Volvo 770, followe...

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The Patriot

It was unusually humid in southeastern Michigan, even for the Fourth of July. At least that's what local folks kept telling me. I commented a...

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Running on Instinct

Chad LeClair saw a doll fly out of the window of an out-of-control minivan as it catapulted across the median. But a fatherly instinct that ma...

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The Honorable Road

Labor Day weekend is almost here. Barbecues, bratwurst, boating, beer, baseball and Jimmy Buffett. Two other images popped into my mind - cowb...

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Pretty in Pink

Deciding what to get your fiancée for a wedding present can be a struggle for most men. But for Charles Owens, 59, of Albertville, Ala....

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What is your all-time favorite movie?

Bob Johnson DIRKS Phoenix "Mrs. Doubtfire. I like Robin Williams and I think the movie touches on some real-life issues, ...

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There ain't no such thing as as easy run

I met the picture-perfect truck driver. His clean and pressed uniform fit well on his 6-foot-2 inch frame. His shoes were shined and he wore a...

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Organ Donation: It's All About Heart

When he wasn't sharing his faith with others, pastor Kenny Robbins of Monticello, Miss., supported his family by driving a truck. In his 25 y...

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