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Gleaming show trucks ready for judging at MATS

Show truck owners were busy polishing away Wednesday as they prepared for judging in the PKY Truck Beauty championship at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Here are some of the contestants.

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Peterbilt enhances 579 EPIQ improve efficiency, comfort

Peterbilt Motors introduced enhancements to its Model 579 EPIQ that it says can improve fuel efficiency up to 14 percent. The company also announced new models or expanded versions of existing models, including improvements in its natural gas-powered offerings.

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A special glimpse into the early days of motoring

Those with a weak spot for the olden days of America’s highways will enjoy this collection of some of the earliest car commercials and other videos.

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A final chance to dodge the Obamacare tax penalty

The federally facilitated health insurance marketplaces are reopening for enrollment through April 30.

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Prime owner-operator Thomas Miller named Overdrive’s 2014 Owner-Operator of the Year, wins $25k cash

Thomas Miller of Bunker Hill, Ill., leased to Prime, Inc., won $25,000 in cash from sponsors Love's and Cummins.

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TCA names 2015’s Best Fleets to Drive For

Two Nebraska fleets were honored with the Best Fleets to Drive For award today at the Truckload Carriers Association annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. Here's who they are.

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Tire testing: Watch out for nails, slick pavement and things that bite

The Goodyear Proving Grounds is a fascinating place, at least for those who like to push equipment to the limit and meticulously measure the results.

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Goodyear launches fuel-efficient steer tire, new service app

Goodyear has launched a fuel-efficient long haul steer, the Fuel Max LHS, and a smartphone app that streamlines roadside service.

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How to engage potential drivers who are slipping away

A safe, practical graduated CDL program ... could bring more qualified drivers with long-term career potential, while screening out more of those who are better suited to four wheels than 18.

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Snake in the cab! How to get rid of this uninvited hitchhiker

This video, part of the 30-second Trucker Tips series, is taken from the first installment of 10 Worst Case Trucking Scenarios, Volume 2.

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