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Suicide hotline can be lifesaver for truckers

Suicide hotline can be lifesaver for truckers

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to a friendly, down-to-earth dispatcher named Obie Wordlaw, who works for Central Hauling based in Little Rock, Ark., about a song he wrote called “Truckin’,” a countrified-ode to truck drivers. That article will be appearing in The Trucker this summer, so keep your eyes peeled for it – it really is a great song.

New Zealand driver, 105: 'I don't think I'm old'

New Zealand driver, 105: 'I don't think I'm old'

Bob Edwards was born before the first Model T rolled out of Henry Ford's factory in Detroit. He learned to drive in a French car that had a lever instead of a steering wheel. And he's still on the road, only now in a red four-wheel-drive Mitsubishi.

The orange cone 'skittering' champ reigns supreme

The orange cone 'skittering' champ reigns supreme

Traffic cones: I hate ’em. Traffic cones never mean anything good. They mean construction. They mean slow. They mean, “You can’t go there.” For being such flimsy little things, they sure cause a lot of trouble.

NASCAR hauler drivers show off skills in Freightliner challenge

NASCAR hauler drivers show off skills in Freightliner challenge

All three of the athletes’ hauler drivers snagged the top three spots in the second leg of five in the annual Freightliner Trucks Run Smart Hauler Challenge: First, Bob “Pork Chop” Hannigan; second Mike “Bama” Williams; and third, Larry “Joe” Allen.

Drivers prove to be ‘saving grace’ in life of emaciated pup in Dorchester, Mass.

Drivers prove to be ‘saving grace’ in life of emaciated pup in Dorchester, Mass.

It all started on the morning of April 3rd, in what appeared to be another hopeless day for a mixed breed puppy now aptly named Oliver Twist.

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