Upcoming: Exclusive in-cab interview with IRT star Lisa Kelly

| March 22, 2013

lisa kellyOverdrive Executive Editor Jack Roberts had the chance this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show to ride along with Ice Road Truckers star and “Sexiest Trucker Alive” Lisa Kelly, where the two talked modern trucking, the show, Kelly’s on-road pet-peeves, her animals and what her role has been in boosting women in the industry.

In the exclusive 10-minute interview, Roberts sat behind Kelly on the sleeper bunk while she took a Volvo VN 670 for a test drive down I-65 and a few surface streets on the Indiana side of Kentuckiana.

Kelly is at the show promoting Volvo’s new online driver community Worldtrucker.

The full video will be available next Wednesday. In the meantime, here’s a brief preview, featuring Kelly talking about why she got into trucking:



 

  • http://www.facebook.com/john.m.baxter.5 John M. Baxter

    Sounds like this will be an interesting interview. I’m very glad I got to meet Lisa at the Volvo booth. She is a very gutsy and resourceful woman!

  • JD

    I wish my wife had a interest in trucking. She doesn’t like to drive to the grocery stroe.

  • http://www.facebook.com/pat.offenberger Pat Offenberger

    I don’t know how resourceful, I seem to recall her sitting on the side of the road waiting till a male driver came along to adjust her brakes.

  • brockster

    every body gets a first time to learn how to adjust brakes. I remember my first time in 1981. She can adjust them now.

  • Maddog

    Been driving for years too…like most other drivers… but I also know a lot of other women truck drivers that are resourceful and can handle a wrench, tire or what ever comes up and you don’t see them on TV….also bet she makes a lot more than a regular truck driver too…lol

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=868405227 Richard Ybarra

    Bingo!

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