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A Story About The Highs And Lows Of Life On The Road

by Brett Aquila

Here's one trucker's story about living the highest of highs one day and the lowest of lows the next. Life on the road is a roller coaster ride.

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.

Some Days Are Better Than Others. Some Are Best Forgotten.

by Becky Prestwich

It seems like life on the road throws you one curveball after another sometimes. This winter has been tough, with some parts better off forgotten.

Living And Working Together On The Road

by Becky Prestwich

After a month of travelling with my husband who is an OTR trucker we're learning to live and work well together. Life on the road takes some getting used to.

The Ups And Downs Of Life On The Road

by Becky Prestwich

After just a short time on the road with my husband I've come to realize that everyday life in the trucking industry is like a roller coaster ride.

Getting Started - and Schooled

by Becky Prestwich

After learning I would be headed out on the road with my husband it was time to see our assigned truck for the first time and start loading in our goodies.

The Big Decision

by Becky Prestwich

Being given the opportunity to travel the country with my husband I'm ready to hit the highways and find out what life is all about for the American trucker

Your Trainer Will Test You On Far More Than Just Your Driving Skills

by Old School

As a rookie truck driver you're going to face enormous challenges and be tested continuously. I learned a great lesson about how tough CDL training can be.

There's No Disguising A Rookie On The CB Radio

by BlueHillsTrucker

The CB radio is a legendary part of being a trucker. But nothing is funnier than being a rookie and soundling like a nerd amongst the smooth talkers.

Voyager Voyeur - A Glimpse At Life From High Above

by BlueHillsTrucker

Truckers sitting high above the passing traffic glimpse a moment in time of the lives of the people passing below. Here's a fun look at some things I've seen.

Company-Sponsored Training With Swift: My First Hand Experience

by Dave

I recently completed Swift Transportation's company-sponsored training program and here's what the experience was like for me.

Look on the Blight Side

by BlueHillsTrucker

Truckers live wherever they happen to be at the moment. Some places have a mysterious past. They're a shadow of their former selves. A ghost town. A relic.

A Family Emergency On The Road

by Rhonda

Every truck driver fears a family emergency happening when they're out on the road. It's a helpless feeling, and there's little you can do to prepare.

Mama Said There'll Be Days Like This

by Rhonda

Life on the road is challenging, and drivers are on tight schedules. But this was one of those days where I made a mistake that made things even worse!

Important Truths for Rookie Drivers: Surviving Your First 6 Months

by lucky13

So how does a new driver survive their hectic, stressful, tiring, demanding, and incredibly challenging first 6 months on the job? Here's my advice...

My First Run As A Professional Driver

by BlueHillsTrucker

Nothing could be more exciting than climbing behind the wheel of a rig for your first run ever as a professional driver! Here's how it went for me.

Truck Driver Training: The Beginning

by BlueHillsTrucker

Getting started with CDL training meant a ton of bookwork in the beginning, working outside in temps below zero, and busting up some drivetrains.

The Unexpected Call

by TruckersWife09

Home time is precious to an over the road driver and their family, and it's painful when it gets cut short by an unexpected call from the company.

CDL Training Has Begun For 'The Blue Hills Trucker'

by BlueHillsTrucker

After earning a college degree, being a stay-at-home dad, and then a substitute teacher, it was time for a career change. Here's how CDL training began.

How Having A Great Attitude Earned Me A Second Chance

by JakeCat22

After a major mistake on my part, I found out how far a great attitude and hard work can take you, and how great a 'starter company' can treat you after all

Why Do People Decide To Become Truck Drivers?

by TruckerMike

Becoming a truck driver is a dream for a lot of people. Others find it a necessity when life takes an unexpected turn. Here's the story of how I got started.

Reaching 300,000 Miles In A Big Rig

by Rhonda

Although I had never planned on driving a semi, I wound up having a great trucking career. Here's a story about the trip where I reached 300,000 miles.

The Next Chapter In My Trucking Journey

by TruckerMike

After a few years of driving truck, my time on the road has come to an end. But I'm on to new and exciting things in the industry! Here's the story.

A Driver Trainer's Perspective: Some Helpful Tips And Observations For Student Drivers

by TruckerMike

Being a CDL instructor is a very unique experience. I was amazed at how much I learned myself. Here are some of the highlights I picked up along the way.

CDL Testing Day From A Trainers Perspective

by TruckerMike

After four weeks on the road with my student, it was time for him to take his CDL exam. We were both very nervous. Testing day is incredibly stressful.

OTR Training- Week 1: Patience and Perseverance

by lucky13

CDL training will test you in so many ways, and it will go far beyond your ability to drive a truck. It will also test your patience and perseverance.

What's A Tough Day Like In The Trucking World?

by JakeCat22

People wonder what life is like on the road for truckers. Well, you certainly have your good and bad days, and here's what a bad day is like...

My First Time Driving A Rig Through The Big Apple

by JakeCat22

I've only been on the road a short time running solo and I had my first chance to drive through NYC in a big rig, and what a crazy adventure it was!

Working My Way Back Into The Trucking Industry

by Rhonda

I got out of the trucking industry back in 2009. Almost two years later I'm ready to get back in but I'm facing a few hurdles along the way.

A Trainer's Perspective On Teaching Students How To Shift

by TruckerMike

I recently became a certified CDL instructor and I was given my first students to train on shifting gears. Here's the story, and some advice for newbies

I'm Becoming a CDL Instructor!

by TruckerMike

After being a solo truck driver for 2 1/2 years I've decided to become a trainer for an old college friend who is getting into trucking. Here's the scoop

My First Solo Run Went Better Than I Expected

by JakeCat22

My first ever solo run as a trucker went pretty well, but of course I ran into several issues and learned some good lessons right off the bat.

Training Time Is Over And It's Time To Test

by JakeCat22

After two weeks with my trainer, I went home for three days to relax and get ready for my company road test. If I pass, I get my own truck and run solo

On The Road In Training: There's Been A Lot Of Ups And Downs

by JakeCat22

I've been on the road with my trainer and there's been a lot of ups and downs. We're learning a ton everyday, but it's not easy for me or my family.

On The Road In Training: Doing Things For The First Time

by JakeCat22

My first few days of my trucking career are off to a great start and I'm out on the road with my trainer. Everything is so new, everything is a first.

My First Days On The Road With A Trainer

by JakeCat22

After completing orientation with my first trucking company it was time to head out on the road with a trainer for the first time, and away we went!

Testing Time For Orientation Has Arrived

by JakeCat22

We've reached the end of orientation with my new trucking company and it's time for testing. If we pass, we head out on the road with our trainer!

The Meat And Potatoes Of Orientation

by JakeCat22

I'm in orientation with my new trucking company and right now we're covering a lot - driving, backing, inspections, procedures, and paperwork.

Our First Day Driving

by JakeCat22

We got our first chance behind the wheel at orientation for my new trucking company, which was interesting, but the classroom is information overload!

Judgment Day At Orientation

by JakeCat22

Today was judgment day at orientation - the day they usually start sending people home for one reason or another. I was surprised at how it turned out.

Finding A Career I'm Passionate About

by TaoTrucker

Becoming a truck driver was something I wasn't certain about until I started believing it could really happen. That's when things started rolling.

On My Way To Orientation

by JakeCat22

It's the start of my truck driving career and after graduating from school with my CDL I've just arrived for orientation at my first real trucking job.

Trucking Here I Come

by TawnyScrawnyLion

This is my first trucking blog and I have a lot to say about the trucking industry and life in general. Here's a quick intro and some thoughts I have.

The Weaving Driver

by Rhonda

You never know when a beautiful day for a drive can suddenly turn ugly, as it did for Rhonda in her big rig on a typical summer day in Wisconsin.

The Science of Truck Driving

by Philosopher Paul

After a lot of close calls and important lessons learned, I'm starting to get the feel for driving truck and learning to relax and roll with things.

Beginnings

by TaoTrucker

After attending Optometry school I finally accepted that I was on the wrong path in life. I need a career that suits me, and truck driving may be it.

My First Ever Solo Run!

by Philosopher Paul

I finished training and got my first truck. This is the story of my first ever solo run in a big rig, and a tiny rookie mistake that was pretty funny.

My First Time Leasing A Truck - The Adventure Begins

by Corporal Clegg

I signed the lease agreement with my company and for the first time I head out onto the highway in my leased tractor trailer. Now the adventure begins

The Showdown With "The Colonel" - Handling My Trainer's Tirades

by Philosopher Paul

I'm finishing up CDL training with a trainer who screams in tirades and I've had to try to deal with it. But finally, the showdown between us occurred.

Dealing With Some Crazy Personalities During Training

by Philosopher Paul

You meet a lot of crazy characters in trucking, and my finishing trainer is off the charts. This guys seems more like someone you'd find in a movie.

One New Driver Sent Home, The Rest Of Us To The Skid Pad

by Philosopher Paul

One of the students in our CDL training course was sent home today - she just couldn't handle the rig. It certainly isn't easy getting started in trucking.

The Completion Of CDL Training (After A Lot Of Stress!)

by Philosopher Paul

I've completed my CDL training and I now have my CDL but there was plenty of stress and some rough teachers to deal with along the way - here's the story

A Teacher, A Writer, A Philosopher, Now A Truck Driver!

by Philosopher Paul

Becoming a truck driver is a dream that almost everyone has tucked away somewhere. For me, it's time to make that dream a reality, and I'm ready for it!

More Boot Camp Stories From My Time In A Company-Sponsored CDL Training Program

by SharBear

Going through a company-sponsored CDL training program is no bed of roses. Here are some of my experiences and some challenges you can expect to face.

Mama Said They'll Be Days Like This

by Rick Huffman

Truck drivers have tough days, and often times tough weeks - especially that first year. This was yet another tough lesson learned early in my career.

Keeping Your Head Screwed On Straight In A Crisis

by Rick Huffman

After getting into an accident as a rookie truck driver I made a critical error in judgment that could have cost me dearly, but this time I was lucky.

Fighting Through The Challenges Of Life On The Road

by Rick Huffman

After tarping a load on a rainy day in a muddy mess of a parking lot I began to question whether or not becoming a truck driving was a mistake.

Night Shift

by Angelique

I haul car fuel on the night shift in Amsterdam. Not many women truck drivers work the night shift and a lot of people want to know if it's dangerous.

Bad Directions, The Wrong Entrance, and A Coon Dog Cemetery

by Rick Huffman

My first full solo week of trucking started out well but didn't continue that way for long. I also saw some very strange sites along the way!

A Humbling Adventure: My First Delivery Driving Solo

by Rick Huffman

After saying goodbye to my trainer, it was time to set out on my first solo run as a truck driver, and what a humbling adventure it turned out to be!

On The Road In Training With Ringo Part 2

by Rick Huffman

On the road in training driving flatbed was very rough the first couple weeks. My fingers were numb, I ached all over, and the mountains were intimidating

On The Road In Training With Ringo

by Rick Huffman

My first six weeks on the road with an incredibly unique trainer were memorable times. But being home for a 'Trucker's Weekend' was not what I expected

Truck Driving School Part IV - Taking The CDL Exam

by Rick Huffman

It was time to take the CDL exam and all of us were very nervous. Most of us failed our first attempt and the pressure was on to pass and get our CDL.

Trucking School Part III - Boot Camp

by Rick Huffman

Backing up a truck and learning to shift are two key elements at truck driving school, but some patient instructors are helping our class immensely.

Attending Truck Driving School Part II - First Day On The Yard

by Rick Huffman

My first day of backing up a big rig in truck driving school and we were all nervous and excited. None of us knew what backing a big rig would be like

Attending Truck Driving School Part I

by Rick Huffman

The beginning of my truck driving adventures started here with cdl school where I met an incredible variety of people looking to become truck drivers

Becoming An American Trucker

by Rick Huffman

Becoming a truck driver was something I never considered until my 20 year journalism career became a rut. Here's where my trucking adventures began.

Not Much Help For The Drivers

by Steve Rubens

The Qualcomm has directions to customers for truck drivers, but often times the directions are wrong and nobody seems to care. Here's what happens.

Truck Driving Down Donner Pass

by TruckerMike

Donner Pass for truck drivers is one of the notorious places in the country for burned up brakes and fatal wrecks. My first time down was an adventure

Our Trucking Adventure Begins

by Cathy Rubens

Becoming a truck driver is a big decision, and Steve and Cathy decided to the time was right for Steve to begin his CDL training. Here's how it went.

Randy's Home Time During Training - Part 1

by rbradyjohnsen

Getting home from the road is every truck driver's favorite time, and that's especially true for a driver's family, friends, and loved ones.

Inside Trucking Part 3: Life On The Road

by Rhonda

An inside look at life on the road from a trucker's perspective.

Truck Driving in Winter Weather

by TruckerMike

Before I became a truck driver, there was nothing better than a good snow storm, sliding around in my 4-wheeler. But that was then, and this is now!

Randy's Phase 1 CDL Training - Part 9 - He's Done!

by rbradyjohnsen

CDL training has been more pressure and more difficult than we expected. Getting your CDL is no picnic. In fact, it can be grueling at times.

Another Night Of Driving And A Very Close Call

by Rhonda

As a truck driver you have to be on guard at all times. Even when you're doing everything right you never know when someone will do something crazy.

Pulling Another Trucking All-Nighter

by Rhonda

The boss at my trucking company called and asked if I could deliver some loads overnight. I knew this was going to be a long night on the highway.

My 33rd Anniversary In Transportation

by Rhonda

After 33 years as a woman in the transportation industry it's been amazing to look back at the journey and how far women truck drivers have come.

Truck Driving - Experience and Enjoyment of the Job

by TruckerMike

I love being a truck driver. I've found as my experience grows, my enjoyment also grows. I'm still a rookie, but the experience I have is paying off.

My Overweight Ticket

by Rhonda

Your axle weights have to be legal before entering the highway, but what can a truck driver do if you're not sure and there's no scale at the shipper?

Randy's Truck Driving School - Day 8

by rbradyjohnsen

We're into the second week of trucking school and things are still moving along very quickly! They are getting ready for their driving test very soon.

Sometimes You Face Difficult Driving Challenges In Trucking

by Rhonda

Some days are tougher than others for truck drivers, especially with the amount of traffic on the roads today. Today was a tough day in trucking.

Crazy Bus Ride to Truck Driving School

by rbradyjohnsen

Truck driving school and changing truck driving jobs often requires a trip by greyhound bus. This is one experience you have to be ready for.

How a Husband And Wife Became Interested in Trucking - Part 2

by rbradyjohnsen

There is a saying about how life is what happens while you're making other plans and that has certainly proven to be true with my trucking plans.

How a Husband And Wife Became Interested in Trucking - Part 1

by rbradyjohnsen

When our business began to really struggle due to the economy and our children were raised and on their own, we decided it was time for a change.

My Recent Trucking Adventures - Quite A Challenge

by TruckerMike

Sometimes trucking trips go very smoothly, and others are incredibly challenging. This is the reality of truck driving. Are you up for the challenge?

A Sad Day For Me In Trucking

by Rhonda

It was a sad day driving truck today after finding out some really tough news and being called into work immediately afterwards.

Leaving Home

by TruckerMike

Leaving home is often the hardest part of being a truck driver, especially after the holidays. This time was worse. I had to leave on the holiday.

Seeing the Other Side of the Tracks as a Truck Driver

by TruckerMike

I recently wrote 'Truck Driving: An Office With A View' about the beauty this country holds. But out here on the road it isn't always so beautiful.

The Sleep Cycle of a Truck Driver - It Doesn't Exist

by TruckerMike

One thing I wasn't prepared for as a new truck driver is the sleeping patterns. I knew fatigue was a big issue in trucking, and now I understand why.

Trucking Back To Dallas

by Rhonda

I make a lot of trucking runs to Dallas, TX and usually it's a two day affair. I'm getting ready to head out again and I'm hoping things will go well

Why Do Truck Drivers Do That?!?

by TruckerMike

This post is mainly for all of you out there who have never driven a truck before. People always have questions, so this will serve as a trucker's FAQ

My First Solo Run as a Truck Driver

by TruckerMike

My first solo run as a truck driver has been completed, and boy do I have a story to tell. It was eventful and embarrassing, but successful in the end

It's Official - My Truck Driver Training is Over

by TruckerMike

After months of research, a month of CDL truck driving school, and 4 months of company training, I'm going on the road as a solo company driver. Wow!

My On-The-Road Training Ends And It's Home To My Family

by Peter Jr

My CDL training is complete. Here is a recap of what training was like on the road, and what it was like to return home to my family.

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.

Don't Let the Little Things Bother You....Just Roll On

by TruckerMike

In the past few months that I've been truck driving, I've learned one major thing - trucking can destroy you if you let it. So don't.

Returning To Trucking After Vacation: Part Two

by Rhonda

Backing was a tough issue for me back when I was new to truck driving, and a situation like this one was a nightmare for me!

Returning To Trucking After Vacation: Part One

by Rhonda

I am just thrilled to know about the new adventure given to me - blocking 4 lanes of busy highway while trying to back the rig in. What a mess.

One Electric Ride

by TruckerMike

There are some nights when you don't want to be driving a truck. Then there are some nights when you wouldn't want to be anywhere else in the world.

You'll Know You Can Drive When..........

by Low Plains Drifter

What separates the best drivers from the rest is handling the toughest situations with ease and staying relaxed. Learning from others is key also.

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.

Worst Trip in a Big Truck Yet

by TruckerMike

This last trip was rather brutal. It was adventurous, frustrating, difficult, and dangerous at times, and we even saw a few things we wish we hadn't.

A Trucker's Day Of Bad Weather

by Rhonda

Some days you just know are going to be bad. Today was one of them. Its the last of November and there is all sorts of weather heading our way.

Adventures with a Broken Truck!

by TruckerMike

Well, it finally happened. My trainer and I are having truck problems. What a mess. It's getting fixed, finally, but here's what we had to deal with.

The Product Has To Be Made Before You Can Purchase It

by Rhonda

It takes a lot of trucks to keep America going and the shelves filled. Most of us never consider the shipping and manufacturing that goes into it.

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.

More Snow? Now What's A Desert Dude to Do?

by Farmer Bob

Just when I thought it was spring time and there would be no more truckin in the snow, man was I wrong! Tire chains, tow trucks, and more adventures!

CDL Exam Day: Hoping To Get My License - Not An Ulcer

by Peter Jr

Taking tests always made me nervous, but the CDL exam was the worst! When your career is at stake and you have a family counting on you, it's scary!

Trailer Of Breakfast Cereal--Getting It To You

by Rhonda

So what exactly do a truck driver's duties entail when picking up and delivering loads once they arrive at the customer? Here's an example.

Short Letters from a Truck Driver

by TruckerMike

Life on the road leads you to so many people and experiences that it's nice to be able to sit down and write to the ones that have left an impression.

What's a Desert Dude Doing Driving in a Blizzard?

by Farmer Bob

I live in the desert. Blowing sand is common, and we have days when roads are closed due to blowing sand, but not snow! Oh man, here comes a blizzard!

A Disaster of a Trip, but Still Worked Out in the End

by TruckerMike

Since my last trip in the big rig went so well, Karma had to balance itself out. And it didn't waste any time either! This last trip was crazy!

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.

My Best Trip in a Big Truck Yet!

by TruckerMike

Wow, my most recent trip was by far the best trip I've had to date. We left California late at night and were 'East Bound and Down' to Pennsylvania!

Why Truck Driving? You Would Just Have To Know Me

by Ranting Warrior

With an Army career behind me and my job being lost to a tough economy, it was time to find a career that I could enjoy - and here's what I found...

Truck Driving with a High Value Load

by TruckerMike

So the other night, we get a phone call to pick up a 'High Value Load' from a pharmaceutical company. Wow, what an experience a high value load is!

Truck Driver Training Adventures in the Smokey Mountains!

by TruckerMike

Being in training as a trucker on the road isn't easy - but when you add mountains and wrong turns into the equation, it can be terrifying!

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.

Seeing The Aftermath Of A Trailer Rollover

by Rhonda

After a long day I made it to the truck stop and I was tired. Little did I know, things during the night were going to get interesting!

Making Turns In A Semi Can Be Dangerous - And Comical Too!

by Rhonda

Somtimes four wheelers don't know how to handle situations with trucks. They do the funniest, and sometimes the scariest things!

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

by Brett Aquila

Life on the road is far more difficult than most people realize, and this letter goes out to all of those who have never been in their shoes.

Life On The Road - Sometimes You Have One Of Those Weeks

by Rhonda

A lot can go wrong for truck drivers on the road, and sometimes you just have one of those weeks where it all goes wrong!

The Adventureland Caper

by Rhonda

I've had my share of fun over the years on the road but this story was one of the funniest things I've ever experienced!

Maintaining The Equipment: The Driver and The Company Share The Responsibility

by Rhonda

Whether a trucking company or bus company does proper maintenance is a great way to determine if it's a good company to work for or not.

My First Bus Route

by Rhonda

Driving a bus full of children is never an easy task, but add a terrible Iowa snow storm to the mix and you've really got your hands full!

A Bus Accident That Never Should Have Happened

by Rhonda

Back in 1979, two of us were headed to Conway, Arkansas to pick up two brand new buses. We had no idea what was about to happen.

Passing My Pre-Trip Inspection Exam Was Not Easy

by Rhonda

Passing the pre-trip inspection exam is easier for some. But for me, it was rough. Here's the unusual story of how I did it.

Chicago At Christmas 2005 Day 2

by Rhonda

Ah yes, driving truck through infamous Chicago. There's never anything easy about it - especially in the winter at Christmas!

Chicago At Christmas 2005 Day 1

by Rhonda

There is nothing easy about driving truck in Chicago. But it's especially bad in the winter, and at Christmas time of all things!

Freeing Frozen Trailers After The Ice Storm

by Rhonda

After a brutal ice storm swept through the area it was time to get out there and break all of the trailers free from the ice!

Another Ice Story

by Rhonda

A major winter storm has hit a number of states leaving a thick layer of ice on everything! What a mess to deal with!

The Training Truck

by Rhonda

A popular blog from one of our best storytellers about the life and the view from a training truck.

The Graveyard

by Rhonda

A very popular story of a trip down memory lane by a bus driver and truck driver of many years. Sets such a vivid scene.

Leadfoot Jessie and One Toothed Bandit

by Pappy

A crazy story from Pappy - our gruff ole time truckin author who will have you laughin out loud at this one!

Day Shift

by Rhonda

In my years as a bus driver the morning routine remained one of contemplative introspect as I prepared for the day ahead.

Three Days In A Truck

by Rhonda

Ride along with me as I cruise the highways of Oklahoma and Texas in my big Kenworth for a few days!

Mom's First Ride In A Semi

by Rhonda

I love driving a truck and for the first time I was able to take my mom with me. Here's the story.

Tractor Trailer Brakes On Fire!

by Rhonda

A great story about trying to get a semi stopped whose brakes were on fire - and then we couldn't get the fire out!

A Funny Warehouse Story

by Rhonda

Before becoming a truck driver I worked in warehouses and you wouldn't believe what I did one day! What a mess!

An Icy Night On The Prairie

by Rhonda

Truck driving across the frozen prairie is what seperates the real truckers from the rest, and this night was one of the worst.

The Magical, Mystical “Hot Load”.

by Pappy

We all learn lessons the hard way sometimes. This blog will help new truck drivers avoid learning one themselves.

Keep Entertained While You're Out There On The Road

by Pappy

There are a lot of fun things to do on the road during your downtime. Here's a few ideas.

Why I'm Finally Becoming A Truck Driver

by TruckerMike

Becoming a truck driver is a huge decision in anyone's life, and one we've all pondered. Here's my story and the reasons why I did it.

What's a "Greasy Spoon"?

by Pappy

When you're on the road, you win some and you lose some. This is a great story of one you won't always win!

PawPaws Don't Need Medals

by Pappy

An old time truckers tells a great story about his PawPaw

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