Try This For a Long Road Trip: 6,000 Miles, an 18-Wheeler and Your Spouse

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https://www.wsj.com/articles/try-this-for-a-long-road-trip-6-000-miles-an-18-wheeler-and-your-spouse-1537977206

Karen and Paul Lucey with one of their dogs and their truck. Harriet Torry/The Wall Street Journal
Karen and Paul Lucey with one of their dogs and their truck. Harriet Torry/The Wall Street Journal

With truck drivers in demand, married couples take on team driving gigs. ‘We’re in each other’s face 24/7 sometimes.’

INTERSTATE 80, Nev.—Many couples and empty-nesters dream about traveling the world together. Some are making it a reality—in the cabs of 18-wheel freight trucks.

On a recent Monday night, Karen and Paul Lucey and their dogs, Sammie and Earl, left home in the Bay Area to pick up a load in Hayward, Calif. Then, as they do almost every week, they started out on a six-day, 6,000-mile trip to New Jersey and back.

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