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Tour of duty: Owner-operator of the year candidate Bryan Smith

Smith leveraged military experience toward a driving career, truck ownership and longtime success as an owner-operator leased to Art Pape Transfer.

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BumperStumper from Alliance

Alliance Truck Parts' BumperStumper contest offers Alliance merchandise and prizes for guessing the make and model of a truck by a picture of its bumper only.

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Shell contest for Ram trucks

Shell Rotella is celebrating the launch of its Hard Working campaign with the “Work Hard. Play Hard” Contest, which will award a 2013 Ram pickup truck to two winning contest entrants.

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Driver appreciation campaign to award cash, rinds, duct tape

Rudolph Foods, manufacturer of pork rinds, and ShurTech Brands, makers of Duck brand duct tape, will celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 16-22, with an eight-week campaign and a video contest. Truckers are invited to record videos filling in the phrase “Three things I always keep in my truck: a bag of pork rinds, a roll of Duck Tape, and _____.” A pork rind and duct tape prize pack and $1,500 will be awarded ...

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DOT creates contest for bus travel safety app

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration launched a contest that challenges student software developers to use the agency’s raw performance data on commercial bus companies to create new apps and online solutions that enable consumers to make smart safety decisions when booking their bus travel. FMCSA says they hope the challenge will raise public awareness about the availability and usefulness of its bus ...

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Kenworth “T680 Test Drive Contest”

Kenworth Truck Company is holding a contest to let three prize winners test drive its new T680 truck. Winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Chillicothe, Ohio. There, they will get a tour of the Kenworth plant and actually see the T680 being made before getting to test drive one. The trip includes two nights' hotel accommodations on Aug. 8 and 9, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio, as well as round-trip coach airfare ...

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‘Shipping wars’ TV series starts tonight on A&E

The Austin American-Statesman reminds us that the latest in the phenomenon of truck-driving reality-TV series debuts tonight, with back-to-back half-hour episodes of 'Shipping Wars' occupying the 9 p.m. (ET and PT) hour on A&E. The debate over whether the show will be a boon to the image of drivers in the public imagination has already begun, as evidenced by comments on my previous post on the subject, from December. "I’ll definitely be checking it out on ...

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Pick the rig with best Christmas spirit

Cast your vote for the truck that's best decked out for the Christmas season.

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Michelin announces tire contest

Drivers using Michelin X One fuel efficient tires can register to win X One products in the tire maker’s contest, “Riding on MICHELIN® X One® Tires? Win X One Stuff!” The contest will run during November, after which the maker's tire experts will select five grand prize winners who will receive an X One tire jacket and an X One tire replica model truck and trailer. Other submissions will also receive prizes. To enter, drivers can fill ...

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Get jiggy with your riggy and win $1,000

The website Jiggyjobs.com has a quirky contest ongoing in their "Get jiggy in your riggy" promotion. Potential entrants, be warned: it requires you to dance on a YouTube vid for the world to see. Check out the full rules at the end of the announcement company video below, and then to enter, post your 10-30-second vid as a response to the vid on its main YouTube page, here. Got chutzpah? No shame? Hey, your chances of ...

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