We pass them everyday running down the highways and byways of our nation. But what do we know about trucks and the men and women that drive them. Here at A Truckers Life, we aim to change that. Get to know the drivers behind the big rigs that drive our nation.

Spend some time chatting with them, learning about them and get advice from them. Truck drivers know that best places to park for the night, get a fresh home cooked meal, or just find the best place to visit as you are traveling through a town or city. ​​

Trucking Headlines

  • ‘Saving their day’ 17 Feb 2019 06:42 Fort Dodge Messenger -Messenger photo by Chad Thompson Mike Rees, left, and his wife, Dani Rees, pose with a large truck at Mid-Iowa Towing recently. The couple are co-owners of the towing company. They purchased the business from Mike Rees’s parents, Roger Rees and Karen Rees …
  • LETTER: Public involvement in Legislative process does matter 17 Feb 2019 00:28 Daily Republic A number of years ago the Honorable Senator Charlie Flowers, of Iroquois, introduced a bill to help the trucking industry. A few legislators [with the encouragement of the governor at that time] did a "hog house" and changed the bill to the …
  • Refund RUC charges on Nelson Fires Hay Convoy 16 Feb 2019 22:32 Scoop Refund RUC charges on Nelson Fires Hay Convoy Road User Charges incurred by trucking companies and smaller operators transporting hay to farmers in Nelson should be refunded, says National’s South Island Regional Development spokesperson Andrew Falloon. “ …
  • Is Obama wrong about Greece? — Wild day ends in default — Inside Jeb's tax returns — Merkel the hammer 16 Feb 2019 20:16 The Politico IS OBAMA WRONG ABOUT GREECE? — POLITICO’s Ben White: “President Barack Obama put on his market strategist hat on Tuesday and calmly declared that financial markets have ‘properly factored in’ the risks of Greece’s increasingly dire financial woes and …
  • Nanette M. Fenstermacher 16 Feb 2019 18:47 Channel 3000  Nanette M. Fenstermacher, age71 of Mineral Point, formerly of East Dubuque, IL passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Upland Hills Health following a long illness.  Nanette was born on March 13, 1947 in Rochester, MN to Henry and Marge (Doole) …