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Taking the long way: Former farm girl Kari Paulson loves pulling doubles, triples, combos

Taking the long way: Former farm girl Kari Paulson loves pulling doubles, triples, combos

With a sweet demeanor, infectious laugh and 5-foot, 4-inch frame, it’s hard to picture Kari Paulson at the wheel of a mammoth machine traveling down the highway.

With ‘nose to the grindstone,’ hauling specialty freight, Jim Goad manages to turn a profit

With ‘nose to the grindstone,’ hauling specialty freight, Jim Goad manages to turn a profit

As a man of few words, with a soft-spoken voice and a determined attitude, owner-operator Jim Goad has his nose to the grindstone.

Being safety-minded has served seasoned trucker Norman Breland well in his career

Being safety-minded has served seasoned trucker Norman Breland well in his career

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Trucker Norman Breland still finds the awe-inspiring Hoover Dam and what is just around the bend from it, one of his favorite sights on the road.

Trucking legend Johnelle Hunt hasn’t forgotten who makes it happen — the drivers

Trucking legend Johnelle Hunt hasn’t forgotten who makes it happen — the drivers

Johnelle DeBusk Hunt has seen trucking go through deregulation in 1980 and watched the company her late husband Johnnie Bryan Hunt started with her help go from five trucks and seven trailers in December 1969, to the mega carrier J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. is today.

Farm boy, career trucker Don Logan takes visit to White House in stride, loves talking safety

Farm boy, career trucker Don Logan takes visit to White House in stride, loves talking safety

Growing up on a farm in Kansas, Don Logan had a love for big equipment. At 14, he got his first job with a farmer’s permit, driving a grain truck for his uncle.

Former Army mechanic, trucker David Binz gives back by transporting needy animals

Former Army mechanic, trucker David Binz gives back by transporting needy animals

Spartacus is king of his truck. It’s the place he feels safe, far away from the memories of abuse, starvation and neglect. This oasis is where he now snuggles in the sleeper and stares out onto the open road. For a pup that narrowly escaped death, the 2013 Freightliner Cascadia is heaven and owner-operator David Binz is his savior.

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