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Article Category: Letters From A Trucker's Wife

The Best Laid Plans Usually Fall To Pieces

by Becky Prestwich

No matter how well a truck driver plans a trip there are countless variables that will stand in your way. This particular week we couldn't catch a break.

Dealing With Load Planners

by Karen

Truck drivers often have a tough time dealing with dispatch because of misunderstandings. But for new truck drivers it can be even tougher to handle.

You're Worth More

by Karen

Truck drivers, to me, deserve more because I’m watching them make it all happen every day. Better pay and better treatment from trucking companies.

Love or Infidelity? It's Your Responsibility!

by Karen

There’s a comfort in knowing that all is ok while being in the same room with the one you love in total silence. Never forget how lucky you are.

Comradery - Where is it?

by Karen

Comradery amongst truck drivers used to be a sacred thing. Understood and appreciated, lived by and upheld. But now, it just doesn't seem the same.

Blessings and Gifts

by Karen

Being in a big rig is just as spiritual as being on the back of a Harley. But the thing that mystifies me the most is the “magic” of just being.

Truck Stop Services - and The Lack Thereof

by Karen

Truck stops are a trucker's haven, and it's nice to finally kick back and relax when you have the time. But not all are created equal, that's for sure

Your "Other Half" In a Truck Driving Career

by Karen

This story is based on my life, my emotions and my experience. I know there are “other halves” out there that will be able to relate.

A Short Poem From A Truck Driver's Wife

by Karen

This is a nice little poem by a truck driver's wife with an understanding and appreciation for truck drivers and all they go through.

Potty Break....

by Karen

After traveling with my husband in his big rig I noticed that there are a lot of things I'm concerned about, and this is a big one.

Long Hauler's Recognition - A Letter From A Truck Driver's Wife

by Karen

This story is dedicated to every long-haul truck driver out there. I am the wife of a long-haul driver and there is so much I'd like to say.

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