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Hard to shut out memories from 911: Trucker Roy Peffer watched it from across the river

Hard to shut out memories from 911: Trucker Roy Peffer watched it from across the river

On September 11, 2001, people throughout the United States and the world watched in horror as two hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center towers.

Couple’s ‘labor of love’ hopes to bring healing, awareness, keep patriotism ‘ignited’

Couple’s ‘labor of love’ hopes to bring healing, awareness, keep patriotism ‘ignited’

Conventional wisdom says walls are detrimental to relationships. But the wall that Ronald Smith and Pat Sexton are building is a gift. This wall is an educational tool, a tribute to America’s heroes and a wall of hope. It’s also a “labor of love” for these two expedite truckers.

Former cook David Chapman now enjoys seeing what the open road can dish up

Former cook David Chapman now enjoys seeing what the open road can dish up

David Chapman worked as a cook for 18 years, making a variety of American foods before realizing he wanted to see America — not just make its delicacies.

Citizen Driver Award winner Michael Zanella emphasizes ‘family values,’ serving his country

Citizen Driver Award winner Michael Zanella emphasizes ‘family values,’ serving his country

The first 10 years Michael Zanella drove over-the-road, he enjoyed stopping at a “nice little friendly truck stop, a real country truck stop” where at least one waitress’s mother and grandmother had both worked before her.

‘Eastbound and down, driverless and truckin’; we’re gonna do what they say can’t be done’

‘Eastbound and down, driverless and truckin’; we’re gonna do what they say can’t be done’

Trucking is singing a new song with a familiar tune: “Eastbound and down, driverless and trucking. We’re gonna do what they say can’t be done.”

Willard Boyd has seen most of U.S., driven 3M safe miles; now drives team with wife

Willard Boyd has seen most of U.S., driven 3M safe miles; now drives team with wife

While truckers can sing along to the Hank Snow hit “I've Been Everywhere,” not everyone has been everywhere. However, the lyrics cannot be any truer for Willard “O’Neal” Boyd, 65, of Wichita Falls, Texas, who has three million-plus miles under his belt.

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