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Con-way trucker wins TCA driver of the year, turns in rig for RV

Con-way trucker wins TCA driver of the year, turns in rig for RV

LAS VEGAS — Butch Colvin’s been driving trucks a long time and just about the time he got one of the biggest prizes in trucking he announced that he’s putting the brakes on work and heading out in an RV instead.

Biz Buzz: 1 in 4 carriers thinking about getting out while the getting’s not so good

Biz Buzz: 1 in 4 carriers thinking about getting out while the getting’s not so good

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — If a trucking company has made it this far — on the downhill side of the Great Recession — you might assume that company management could finally breathe that very real sigh of relief and welcome back the better, if not yet the good, times.

Female driver is plenty strong enough for job, hauls whatever will keep truck moving

Female driver is plenty strong enough for job, hauls whatever will keep truck moving

Mary McNew of Ashland, Ky., has been driving almost 12 years and was on her way home to celebrate the birthdays of her two grandsons when we met her on March 11.

Taking care of health for uninsured may be difficult but it’s necessary

Taking care of health for uninsured may be difficult but it’s necessary

There are many of you truck drivers out on the road working day and night, yet you go without health insurance, either because you’re an owner-operator and can’t afford it or your company doesn’t provide it, or for some other reason.

Around the Bend: Truckers once again prove they’re heroes by taking up human trafficking cause

Around the Bend: Truckers once again prove they’re heroes by taking up human trafficking cause

Last spring in this column we wrote about how truckers can educate themselves on how to spot victims of human sex trafficking through a Web site, truckersagainsttrafficking.com (TAT for short), which was made possible through the efforts of Chapter 61 Ministries, the Christian Truckers Network, Tenstreet LLC and others.

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