CDLLife: Faces Of The Road

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We’ve been on a mission to get to know some of the hard-working men and women behind the wheel! The portraits in our ‘Faces Of The Road‘ feature depict a few of the truck drivers that keep our country rolling, and some of their best trucking advice.

Name: Heidi
Handle: Highway Honey
Hails From: Shelby, North Carolina
Drives For: Diamond H
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Even though our life consists of driving, eating, and sleeping, always make time to have fun, laugh, and smile. Whether it be trying a new BBQ joint or spending your 34 down in Tombstone, AZ pretending to Wyatt Earp, always make time to get out of your home away from home and recuperate.”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: HeidiHandle: Highway HoneyHails From: Shelby, North CarolinaDrives For: Diamond HBest…

Posted by CDLLife.com on Monday, July 27, 2015

Name: Jean
Handle: JB
Hails From: Massachusetts
Drives For: Owner operator – Flatbed To All 48
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “From my experience if you’re tired no matter what time your appointment is, go to sleep – and do the best you can.”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: JeanHandle: JBHails From: Massachusetts Owner operator – Flatbed To All 48 Best Piece Of…

Posted by CDLLife.com on Friday, July 24, 2015

Name: Tom – Been driving for 50+ yrs.
Handle: Secret Agent
Drives For: Tribe Transportation
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Always keep an Ace in the hole, in other words – always have a way out of every situation. – Respect your equipment.”

FACES OF THE ROAD: Name: Tom – Been driving for 50+ yrs. Handle: Secret Agent Drives Team For: Tribe…

Posted by CDLLife.com on Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Name: Mark
Handle: Saddle Tramp
Hails From: Augusta, West Virginia
Drives For: WVDOH & Riverside Mulch
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Be careful every second.”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: MarkHandle: Saddle TrampHails From: Augusta, West VirginiaDrives For: WVDOH & Riverside MulchBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: "Be careful every second."

Posted by CDLLife.com on Monday, July 20, 2015

Name: Timothy
Handle: MacGyver
Hails From: Waltonville, Illinois
Drives For: Norris Trucking Inc
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Always listen to others, but ultimately do what you’re comfortable with.”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: TimothyHandle: MacGyverDrives For: Norris Trucking IncHails From: Waltonville, Illinois …

Posted by CDLLife.com on Friday, July 17, 2015

Name: Mike
Hails From: New Orleans, Louisiana
Drives For: Union Pacific
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Take pride in your job. Dress and act accordingly. Nothing is worse than a driver wearing a filthy shirt, sandals and sweatpants while smelling like a pig pen. Not only does it give other drivers and co-workers a bad impression, even worse, it gives people who are not in trucking a bad impression.”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: MikeHails From: New Orleans, LouisianaDrives For: Union Pacific Best Piece of Trucking…

Posted by CDLLife.com on Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Name: Jim
Handle: AK Cowboy
Hails From: Alaska
Drives For: PDP – Lower 48, Canada, and Alaska
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Remain calm, and if it’s unsafe to drive in, then stop – regardless of what the broker or dispatcher tells you to do. It’s your life and it’s your safety.”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: JimHandle: AK CowboyHails From: AlaskaHauls For: PDP – Lower 48, Canada, and Alaska.Best…

Posted by CDLLife.com on Monday, July 13, 2015

Name: Rudy
Hails From: Kansas City, Kansas
Drives For: VACA Trucking
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Always keep your windshield clean, especially in the summertime when the bugs are bad.”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: RudyHails From: Kansas City, KansasDrives For: VACA TruckingBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Always keep your windshield clean, especially in the summertime when the bugs are bad.”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Friday, July 10, 2015

Name: Ivan
Handle: 6 Years Driving & Never Got One
Hails From: California
Drives For: Braswell
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Always smile and everything will run smoothly.”

FACES OF THE ROAD: Name: IvanHandle: 6 Years Driving & Never Got One :)Hails From: CaliforniaDrives For: Braswell Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: "Always smile and everything will run smoothly."

Posted by CDLLife.com on Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Name: Stan
Handle: Iceman
Hails From: Williamsburg, Kentucky
Drives For: L&T Trucking
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Love your job and enjoy getting to see this beautiful country from a front row seat.”

FACES OF THE ROADName: StanHandle: IcemanHails From: Williamsburg, KentuckyDrives For: L&T TruckingBest Piece Of…

Posted by CDLLife.com on Monday, July 6, 2015

Name: Eddie
Handle: No Handle
Hails From: El Paso, Texas
Drives For: Out West Express
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Trucking was once a tight brotherhood. Let’s bring it back”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: EddieHandle: No HandleHails From: El Paso, TexasDrives For: Outwest expressBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Trucking was once a tight brotherhood. Let's bring it back”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Friday, July 3, 2015

Name: Tom
Handle: Coach
Hails From: Liverpool, New York
Drives For: ATC Services
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Leave your worries at home and have fun!”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: TomHandle: CoachHails From: Liverpool, New YorkDrives For: ATC ServicesBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: "Leave your worries at home and have fun!"

Posted by CDLLife.com on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Name: Bill
Handle: RD
Hails From: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Drives For: Western Flyer Express
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Be patient and get a lot of rest.”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: BillHandle: RDHails From: Oklahoma City, OklahomaDrives For: Western Flyer ExpressBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Be patient and get a lot of rest.”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Monday, June 29, 2015

Name: Don
Handle: Pool Stick
Hails From: Science Hill, Kentucky
Drives For: Riverside Transport, Inc.
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Work with a company that treats you right!”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: DonHandle: Pool StickHails From: Science Hill, KentuckyDrives For: Riverside Transport Inc. Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Work with a company that treats you right!”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Friday, June 26, 2015

Name: Bob
Handle: KC Hippie
Hails From: Kansas City, Kansas
Drives For: Schmuhl Brothers
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Don’t get into it.”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: BobHandle: KC HippieHails From: Kansas City, KansasDrives For: Schmuhl BrothersBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Don’t Get Into It”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Name: Ronnie
Handle: Redline
Hails From: Atchinson, Kansas
Drives For: Hankins Contracting
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Watch Out!”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: RonnieHandle: RedlineHails From: Atchinson, KansasDrives For: Hankins ContractingBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Watch Out”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Friday, June 19, 2015

Name: Saul
Handle: No Handle
Hails From: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Drives For: Verapaz Express
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Stay Safe!”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: SaulHandle: No Handle Hails From: Guatemala City, GuatemalaDrives For: Verapaz ExpressBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Stay Safe!”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Name: D
Handle: No Handle
Hails From: Denver, Colorado
Drives For: Voyager Express
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Stay Safe!”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: DHandle: No Handle Hails From: Denver, ColoradoDrives For: Voyager ExpressBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Stay Safe!”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Monday, June 15, 2015

Name: Michael
Handle: No Handle
Hails From: El Paso, Texas
Drives For: Swift
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Always be on the lookout for anything that can happen on the road.”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: Michael Handle: No Handle Hails From: El Paso, TexasDrives For: SwiftBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Always be on the lookout for anything that can happen on the road.”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Friday, June 12, 2015

Name: Marc
Handle: Beercan
Hails From: Kansas City, Missouri
Drives For: GM Custom Hauling
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Stay Safe!”

FACES OF THE ROAD: Name: MarcHandle: Beercan Hails From: Kansas City, MissouriDrives For: GM Custom HaulingBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Stay Safe!”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Name: Bill
Handle: No Handle
Hails From: Sunridge, Ontario, Canada
Drives For: Fleetway
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Respect the road and other drivers, there’s no respect out here anymore.”

FACES OF THE ROAD: Name: BillHandle: No Handle Hails From: Sunridge, Ontario, CanadaDrives For: FleetwayBest Piece…

Posted by CDLLife.com on Monday, June 8, 2015

Name: Kate
Handle: No Handle
Hails From: Emporia, Kansas
Drives For: Hills Bros.
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Stay Safe!”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: KateHandle: No Handle Hails From: Emporia, KansasDrives For: Hills Bros.Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Stay Safe!”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Friday, June 5, 2015

Name: Ryan & Tiana
Handle: Black Magic
Hails From: Meridian, Texas
Drives For: McLaughlin Trucking
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Be Alert and Stay Safe!”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: Ryan & TianaHandle: Black MagicHails From: Meridian, TexasDrives For: McLaughlin TruckingBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Be Alert and Stay Safe!”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Name: Joe
Handle: No Handle
Hails From: Memphis, TN
Drives For: Interstate
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Stay Rested!”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: JoeHandle: No Handle Hails From: Memphis, TNDrives For: InterstateBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Stay Rested!”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Monday, June 1, 2015

Name: Travis
Handle: Mongoose
Hails From: Quapaw, OK
Drives For: Odell Trucking, LLC
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Just Be Safe”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: TravisHandle: MongooseHails From: Quapaw, OKDrives For: Odell Trucking, LLCBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Just Be Safe”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Friday, May 29, 2015

Name: Dennis
Handle: Roadkill
Hails From: Galesburg, Illinois
Drives For: Schneider National
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Be as smart as you can!”

FACES OF THE ROADName: DennisHandle: Roadkill Hails From: Galesburg, IllinoisDrives For: Schneider NationalBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Be as smart as you can!”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Name: Lloyd
Handle: No Handle
Hails From: Lorraine, Kansas
Drives For: Thomas and Sons Trucking
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Be safe out on the road, and always watch other people.”

FACES OF THE ROADName: LloydHandle: No HandleHails From: Lorraine, KansasDrives For: Thomas and Sons TruckingBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Be safe out on the road, and always watch other people.”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Monday, May 25, 2015

Name: Charlene & Zeke, the Dog
Handle: No Handle
Hails From: Charlotte, North Carolina
Drives For: Sarai Trucking
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Keep it legal.”

FACES OF THE ROADName: Charlene & Zeke, the DogHandle: No HandleHails From: Charlotte, North CarolinaDrives For: Sarai TruckingBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Keep it legal.”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Friday, May 22, 2015

Name: Jim
Handle: No Handle
Hails From: Kansas City, Kansas
Drives For: B&L Trucking
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Pay Attention!”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: JimHandle: No HandleHails From: Kansas City, KansasDrives For: B&L TruckingBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Pay Attention!”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Name: Matthew
Handle: Driver
Hails From: Atlanta, Georgia
Drives For: Load Express
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Get with a good company and stick with them!”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: MatthewHandle: DriverHails From: Atlanta, GeorgiaDrives For: Load ExpressBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Get with a good company and stick with them!”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Monday, May 18, 2015

Names: Danny & Amanda
Handle: No Handles
Hails From: Joplin, Missouri
Drives For: Con-Way
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Be aware of your surroundings, slow down, be safe, and watch the weather.”

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: Danny & AmandaHandle: No HandlesHails From: Joplin, MissouriDrives For: Con-Way Best Piece…

Posted by CDLLife.com on Friday, May 15, 2015

Name: Jim
Handle: No Handle
Hails From: Leavenworth, Kansas
Drives For: J&K Trucking
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Be careful out on the roads.”

FACES OF THE ROADName: JimHandle: No HandleHails From: Leavenworth, KansasDrives For: J&K TruckingBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Be careful out on the roads.”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Name: Abdalla
Handle: No Handle
Hails From: Mogadishu, Somalia
Drives For: Loadrunner
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Stay patient and keep focused.”

FACES OF THE ROADName: AbdallaHandle: No HandleHails From: Mogadishu, SomaliaDrives For: LoadrunnerBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Stay patient and keep focused.”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Monday, May 11, 2015

Name: Marc Mueller
Handle: Big Mule
Hails From: Willowbrook, IL
Drives For: Altom Transport
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Always do your best that you can safely, never shortchange yourself or your customer.”

FACES OF THE ROADName: Marc MuellerHandle: Big MuleHails From: Willowbrook, ILDrives For: Altom TransportBest…

Posted by CDLLife.com on Monday, May 11, 2015

Name: Barry
Handle: No Handle
Hails From: Kansas City, Missouri
Drives For: KC Intermodal
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Stay Alert, Stay Alive”

FACES OF THE ROADName: BarryHandle: No HandleHails From: Kansas City, MODrives For: KC IntermodalBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Stay Alert, Stay Alive.”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Friday, May 8, 2015

Name: Geri
Handle: Wild Thang
Hails From: Omaha, Nebraska
Drives For: AVA Carriers
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “If you think you know everything it’s time to get out of it.”

FACES OF THE ROADName: GeriHandle: Wild ThangHails From: Omaha, NebraskaDrives For: AVA CarriersBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “If you think you know everything it’s time to get out of it.”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Name: Dennis
Handle: Arizona Desert Rat
Hails From: Alma, Arkansas
Drives For: Heartland Express
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Watch out for those crazy-ass four­wheelers!”

FACES OF THE ROADName: DennisHandle: Arizona Desert RatHails From: Alma, ArkansasDrives For: Heartland ExpressBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Watch out for those crazy-ass four­wheelers!”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Monday, May 4, 2015

Name: Arthur
Handle: Art
Hails From: Alabama
Drives For: UPS Freight
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Keep it out of the ditch.”

FACES OF THE ROADName: ArthurHandle: ArtHails From: AlabamaDrives For: UPS FreightBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Keep it out of the ditch.”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Friday, May 1, 2015

Name: Jarod
Handle: LTL
Hails From: Vassar, KS
Drives For: Price Trucking
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Drink Coffee!”

FACES OF THE ROADName: JarodHandle: LTLHails From: Vassar, KSDrives For: Price TruckingBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Drink Coffee!”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Name: Bill
Handle: No Handle
Hails From: Merriam, KS
Drives For: Metro Park
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Slow and steady wins the race.”

FACES OF THE ROADName: Bill Handle: No HandleHails From: Merriam, KSDrives For: Metro ParkBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Slow and steady wins the race.”

Posted by CDLLife.com on Monday, April 27, 2015

Name: Ken
Handle: Rooster
Hails From: Greeley, NE
Drives For: A-Plus Enterprises
Best Piece Of Trucking Advice: “Pay attention to what you’re doing and don’t be afraid to learn anything new.”

FACES OF THE ROADName: KenHandle: RoosterHails From: Greeley, NEDrives For: A-Plus EnterprisesBest Piece Of Trucking Advice: "Pay attention to what you’re doing and don’t be afraid to learn anything new."

Posted by CDLLife.com on Friday, April 24, 2015

Reader Submissions: Faces Of The Road

Ryan Woodall 10 year driver Handle .ChicagoMy 20..Ontario California Keep on trucking…be safe.Don't pissed off veteran drivers..

Posted by Ryan Woodall on Monday, April 27, 2015

Charles Wild20yrs drivingDragon Rider Park Hills Mo.No load is worth risking your life over.

Posted by Charles Karl Wild on Monday, April 27, 2015

Liz E. CB handle: Angelfire

Posted by Liz Enos Cab Driver on Wednesday, May 6, 2015

FOR: FACES OF THE ROADName: JohnHandle: Super ChickenHails From: Muldrow, OKDrives For: OK…

Posted by Michelle L. Diehl on Sunday, May 10, 2015

Faces On The Road:Name: Stephanie CB: Imagination/ Tornado ChaserExperience. 12yearsNo Excuses,Always Promote Safety In TruckingKnoxville,TN

Posted by Stephanie D. R. Morgan on Sunday, May 10, 2015

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I keep seeing pics and decided id share mine. Salute to my fellow truckers.

Posted by DCee Don on Tuesday, May 12, 2015

FACES OF THE ROAD:Name: Marc P.Handle: Bushmaster Works for: Behnke Dedicated Battle Creek, Mi Years driving: Since 2002Tip for drivers: Use your headlights at all times for safety.

Posted by Marc Pierce on Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Name: budHandle: no handleHails from: Omaha, NEDrives for: Nash finch Best trucking advise: respect the road, truck, and people on the road most importantly respect the job.

Posted by Missy N Buddy Harshaw on Thursday, May 14, 2015

Faces of the roadName: KevinHails from: Muncie, INHandle: 3rd class mailmanDrives for: Wolfpak Best trucking advice: Put that dang phone away when you drive.

Posted by Kevin Hester on Saturday, May 23, 2015

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