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30-year career driver Steve Press has ‘hauled it all,’ from camels to heavy equipment

30-year career driver Steve Press has ‘hauled it all,’ from camels to heavy equipment

Throughout Steve Press’ 30-year career as a trucker, he’s hauled it all. “Anything they put in the back — sporting goods, ladders, hay,” Press, 60, told The Trucker. But recently, his cargo was a little bigger and furrier.

Forgiven prisoner ready for release, plans to drive truck and form ministry

Forgiven prisoner ready for release, plans to drive truck and form ministry

This is the written testimony of Jackie Ray Childers, who at present is incarcerated in Ridgeland, South Carolina. It is being published here in the hopes it will help others, both in and out of prison, because in the words of Childers, “No matter who you are or what you’ve done, you can get on your knees and ask God to forgive you and He will, and will make great changes in your life.”

Fred ‘Akita’ Papenhausen loves transporting dogs to rescue home almost as much as open road

Fred ‘Akita’ Papenhausen loves transporting dogs to rescue home almost as much as open road

When Trixie, a terrier mix, first met Fred “Akita” Papenhausen at the Petro Stopping Center in North Little Rock September 10, she happily walked with him on her leash, enjoying his gentle back scratch and wagging her tail as they walked toward his truck.

Free food, music, fun at NTDAW: Arkansas truck lobby holds event with a country sound

Free food, music, fun at NTDAW: Arkansas truck lobby holds event with a country sound

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The flashing sign September 15 just before Arkansas’s I-40 Galloway Exit said: “Truck drivers (flash) … For free lunch (flash) … take Exit 161.”

Professional driver Dan Leon-Guerrero makes special delivery: an 8-pound baby girl

Professional driver Dan Leon-Guerrero makes special delivery: an 8-pound baby girl

You never know what life is going to dish out. One minute you’re set on buying a banana split at the trusty truck stop and the next you’re delivering an 8-pound baby girl.

2016 Citizen Driver Award winner Denis Litalien: ‘I have to pay a debt of gratitude’

2016 Citizen Driver Award winner Denis Litalien: ‘I have to pay a debt of gratitude’

Forty-four-year career driver Denis Litalien says that “I have to have something to do; I can’t sit still.”

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