Truckers’ Message for You: Chill Out, Stop Texting, and Have Respect

By TRIP GABRIEL June 5, 2017 After a May 22 Times article about the plight of America’s long-haul truckers elicited a great deal of interest, we asked truck drivers what they would say to drivers of four-wheeled vehicles if they got the chance....

Alone on the Open Road: Truckers Feel Like ‘Throwaway People’

Alone on the Open Road: Truckers Feel Like ‘Throwaway People’ By TRIP GABRIEL May 22, 2017 By TRIP GABRIEL May 22, 2017 EFFINGHAM, Ill. — The vast Petro truck stop here is a neon-lit, blacktop oasis at the crossroads of America....