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  • Tuned-In-to-Truckers
    Four singers who are focusing on building an audience of drivers

    Being a truck driver requires patience, sacrifice of personal time, and a sometimes very solitary existence on the road with only music for company. Today, a new batch of singers are showing their appreciation for the job...

    • Posted September 7, 2014
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  • All-Due-Respect
    The trucking industry unites in a movement to raise the public image of drivers

    National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is Sept. 14-20, but many in the industry think that drivers deserve more. Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) was created earlier this year to educate the public, as well as legislators, about...

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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  • Good-job
    Appreciating what truck drivers do

    Inside the industry and out, plenty of people do understand that truckers are dedicated professionals who make an impact on how we all live every day. Hear from a few of the many out there. C&A Transportation,...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • Trucking-Home-School
    Home-schooling in a truck means the country is a classroom

    Jim Morrison • Sun Valley, California • Driving for 20 years I’ve been a truck driver for 20 years. My wife Lorraine and I have a six-year-old daughter and an eight-year-old son. I was coming home every...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • TA-Battle-Creek
    TA Battle Creek is a very happy place

    “We really like to incorporate the fun factor when we’re at work,” says Dave Espinoza, store and fuel desk general manager. “That’s a big part of the atmosphere here, and our customers feel it right away.” The...

    • Posted July 15, 2014
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  • Petro-Wells
    Petro Wells customers come to the crossroads and find lots to enjoy

    Petro Wells, Nevada, may be hundreds of miles from the Vegas strip, but it offers drivers many of the same features.

    • Posted July 14, 2014
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  • Roadside-Assistance
    Trucker Charity gives drivers a hand up, not a hand-out

    When Lance Wood decided to hit up some trucker friends in order to help families in need one Christmas a few years ago, he had no idea he was kicking off an organization that would make a...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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  • Treasure-Hunters
    Drivers find cool collectibles on the road

    It starts with a driver spotting an interesting item and deciding to buy it. Then — oh look, there’s another one, slightly different. And that gets purchased too. Somewhere along the way, an interest turns into a...

    • Posted July 3, 2014
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  • Google-Glass
    This driver sees the world through Google Glass

    Rick Sare •  Bushnel, Florida •  Driving for 22 years When i was growing up we played with GI Joes, Slinkys and Hot Wheels — there were no tech toys. Then, in high school, electronic games came...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • P_ONT_37
    Petro Ontario has undergone more than a name change

    Drivers who haven’t been through Ontario, Calif., for a while might be surprised to see the Petro Stopping Centers sign as they travel down I-10. They’ll be even more surprised when they take Exit 57 and arrive...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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