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Strange people at the travel plaza

If your own body odor makes you reflexively gag, you should probably bathe. With kryptonite.

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EcoPower recycled oil shows off million-mile engines

Engines reach 1 million miles using recyled engine oil in real-world conditions.

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Kenworth spotlights natural gas efforts

Kenworth will be one of the first truck manufacturers to receive the new Cummins ISX12G 12-liter natural gas engine early next year.

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Obama signs highway bill mandating recorders

In addition to mandating electronic onboard recorders, it includes a “Jason’s Law” truck parking provision and other key points that affect trucking.

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OOIDA challenging Minnesota out-of-service criteria

OOIDA is taking on Minnesota troopers and CVSA over amendment that allows out-of-service orders for fatigue based on reasonable suspicion.

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Meet celebrities at Freightliner booth

The truck maker will have Richard Petty there Thursday to meet fans and give autographs. Truck racer Mike Ryan, who many times has won the Pikes Peak Class 8 truck race in a Freightliner, will be around during the show. His truck is on display, too. Freightliner's booth is emphasizing its history of innovation. Some of the trucks on display have retro styling from the '70 and '80 to reflect that history. All worth stopping by if you ...

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Discovering Scrivener: a tool for writers

Scrivener is software used by writers to organize their content. You can use it to organize your thoughts too, like in writing a trucker's business plan.

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Do it yourself: Tractor maintenance

The first volume of tractor maintenance topics, compiled by the editors of Overdrive and Truckers News, covers 12 tasks that help optimize equipment life.

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Trucker pleads guilty to truck stop arsons

Authorities say the driver usually committed his acts on occupied parked trucks.

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Trucks star in annual Christmas parades

Drivers will honk “Jingle Bells” in the Christmas Convoy Truckers Parade, the oldest of the annual trucker Christmas parades returning soon to some U.S. and Canadian cities.

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