Todd Dills

Shout from a tank hauler in Jordan

Driver Fares Shishani -- of Jordan in the Middle East -- sent in a couple shots of his tank operation by way of a greeting to the American truck driver He hauls a regular route from the Port of Aqaba: about 500 miles on a three-day round.

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Birds of a feather truck together

More new, notable or odd followers of @OverdriveUpdate on Twitter.

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Video witnesses: Honoring the privacy bargain with drivers

Privacy worries over dual road- and driver-facing video systems in trucks are being mitigated, makers say, by a bargain with drivers to be "minimally invasive." More on systems' utility for small fleets in Part 2 of this feature here.

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Power of video: Driver exoneration the key attraction for many

From the SmartDrive company's "Great Driving Insights" series, these videos detail cases in which captured vid worked to the benefit of the driver after an accident.

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Video witnesses: Dual-camera systems making in-roads in fleet trucks

How truck-based cameras are capturing evidence that affects safety and privacy on the road.

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Standout places on your route to anywhere

Answers to the question: Where is the coolest place you've driven a truck? From readers and fans of the George & Wendy Show Facebook page.

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PHOTOS: Pride & Polish in Tennessee, Day 1

Some views on the first, overcast day of the Overdrive's Pride & Polish truck-beauty competition in Crossville, Tenn., at the Fitzgerald Glider Kits facility.

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Engagement on parking safety, availability in the wake of driver’s murder

Catch a replay of a discussion spearheaded by Allen and Donna Smith Wed., July 16, with Hope Rivenburg and owner-operator Michael Boeglin's widow, Ashley Boeglin, and father-in-law, former driver David Clark.

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Going independent on TV: Todd and Tamera Sturgis

Overdrive's 2013 Most Beautiful top-ten finisher Jessica Samko is likewise a featured hauler in this year's Shipping Wars season on A&E.

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Hotels4Truckers.com updated

Company head and former driver Daniel Fuller reports the Hotels4Truckers.com update Overdrive reported on in this story is now live. With the update, the website, offering discounts to drivers on hotel booking as well as verified listings of hotels around the nation with adequate truck parking, removes its membership fee of $9.95 completely. Fuller notes also that former members whose paid registrations had lapsed would need to have their old memberships manually removed "to allow you to ...

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