This is the story of “How the Truck Drivers Saved the Christmas Holiday,” a song written by trucker Bill Weaver, 46, of Flippin, Ark. Married just two weeks prior to his interview with The Trucker and with a brand new grandbaby in his life, Weaver said he was ready to spread some Christmas cheer with his song.
Tony Justice, an over-the-road trucker for 14 years, has been working his way up in the world of country music, starting at the place he’s most familiar with: trucking. His most recent album, “On the Road,” is distributed at six major truck stop chains, from TravelCenters of America to Pi-lot/Flying J. Justice said his music is also available online at iTunes, Google Play, Amazon.com and his website, tonyjusticemusic.com.
Alexandria, Virginia — The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) announced that country recording artist Lindsay Lawler, the spokesperson for TCA’s Highway Angel program, is about to begin a concert tour of 26 truck stops across southeast and Midwest America.
The following is the transcript of the complete interview with Steve Forbes conducted May 6, 2013, by Truckload Authority Publisher Micah Jackson and Editor Lyndon Finney. The questions are in bold; Mr. Forbes responses are in light face type.
The following is the complete transcript of a chat with Truckload Carriers Association Chairman Tom B. Kretsinger Jr. that first appeared in the summer issue of Truckload Authority, the official publication of the TCA. Kretsinger is president and COO of American Central Transport.