said, "I do," OOIDA member Ramona Pye had more than
a new husband in her future. She had a new driving partner - and
a new Kenworth/Canepa Design Special Edition W900L.
Derek, a Canadian trucker, at a Florida truckstop five years ago
- and a long-distance relationship began. While Derek ran loads
out of Ontario to Florida, Ramona had a dedicated route, contracting
with Dallas-based Stevens Transport, hauling packaged candy to
Atlanta behind the wheel of her Kenworth W900L. She would meet
Derek at the turn.
after the two were married last year, something else set Ramona's
heart aflutter. "I was at MHC Kenworth-Dallas and saw the
Special Edition W900L on the lot," she recalled. "I
just had to have it!"
teamed with Canepa Design to develop the unique Special Edition
W900L with a goal of creating a special premium truck that would
be the envy of every truckdriver on the road. "And that's
exactly what we have," said Ramona. "We really like
the traditional styling. It stands out and gets noticed. Moreover,
the W900L makes a statement about what a truck should be."
conventional Kenworth features a custom, two-toned paint scheme
of black over platinum silver, which Ramona describes as "incredible."
According to Ramona, the interior is just as impressive. With
a custom 86-inch Studio AeroCab sleeper, she explains that the
foldout sofa bed - plus expanded living space - will work well
for a husband and wife driving team.
ahead for the Pyes? With Derek earning his U.S. CDL in January,
the two contract with Stevens Transport, making three Dallas-to-Atlanta
round trips a week.