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As ornery as Texas is wide

“I hope his wife don't kill him for it.” --Wendy's words a year ago -- fast-forward to today and "ol' Tex Crowley is definitely not dead (shout out to the beautiful and patient wife) or driving a truck again. He's still crazy, but that's why he's survived the first year in a brand-new, self-started video business."

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High-touch fatigue monitoring: Too close for comfort?

How do you feel about driver-facing cameras? Or wearable devices that assess your alertness and project how quickly it will decline?

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Cody Jackson presents ‘Twin Stickin!’

Cody Jackson shares a little up-close-and-personal video of his prowess with the "Jake brake heaven" that is his 379, with 10-inch stacks and a custom two-stick 18-speed transmission.

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Fighting tickets

There is more than one way to skin the cat when it comes to fighting tickets. While more than four in 10 Overdrive readers say they have seen success contesting a ticket without employing a lawyer to help, interviews reveal a different pattern: The biggest success is seen when legal help is involved.

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POLL: Is there a video camera in or on your truck?

Do you or your fleet utilize any single camera or a combination of cameras for event-capture or driver-monitoring purposes? Weigh in here.

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New ‘always-on’ in-cab video system

Lytx, maker of the DriveCam system of forward- and in-cab-facing video systems capturing events by triggers, is now offering what it calls an "always-on," cloud-based video platform called Unisyn.

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PeopleNet’s video system, analytics dashboard

The PeopleNet Video Intelligence Solution combine forward-facing cameras and event data captured by PeopleNet’s Onboard Event Recording (OER) application.

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Post-crash litigation: Cameras and ELD evidence

Much of the monitoring equipment that many larger carriers are investing in -- from cameras to ELDs -- also gives them a critical edge in legal disputes.

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‘Learn by video’ with Doonan trailers

Doonan Specialized Trailer launched a new ‘Learn By Video’ training series, designed to help both its network of dealers and its owner-operator customers.

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Way-back machine: Never-before-seen footage at Overdrive’s late-’70s New Jersey diesel drag races

U.K.-based Andy Harris' late 1970s short film on U.S. trucking, via Overdrive's Englishtown, N.J., truck drag racing event, provides a clear window back in time, including a glimpse of Overdrive's founder. Watch the film here -- recognize anyone?

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