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Mother’s Day Convoy shatters world record with 590 trucks

A total of 590 trucks participated in the convoy, which raised money for Make-A-Wish for Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley. The previous Guinness World Record was 416 trucks in a convoy in 2004 in the Netherlands.

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Iowa 80 announces concert lineup for Walcott Truckers Jamboree

Iowa 80 Truckstop has announced country singers Clare Dunn and Sammy Kershaw will highlight the 2016 Walcott Truckers Jamboree in July.

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Mid-America Trucking Show takes place this week: How to follow the show on Overdrive

The 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show kicks off at 1 p.m. on Thursday in Louisville, Ky. The show will feature 1,000-plus exhibitors, numerous show trucks, live entertainment and seminars for owner-operators. Overdrive will be covering the show live on social media throughout the week. Here’s how to follow along.

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Make-A-Wish gears up for 27th Mother’s Day Convoy

For 26 years, hundreds of trucks have gathered in a convoy to raise money for Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Northern Delaware & Susquehanna Valley, a charity that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Trucking industry helps make Wreaths Across America a success

Nearly 300 trucks transported 670,000 remembrance wreaths across the United States to 1,100 veterans' cemeteries as part of Wreaths Across America this year, as Overdrive's sister site Truckers News reports.

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Wreaths Across America convoy en route to Arlington National Cemetery

The annual Wreaths Across America convoy escort from Harrington, Maine to Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C., began Sunday, Dec. 6 and will conclude Saturday, Dec. 12.

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Make-A-Wish Mother’s Day Convoy looking for 500 trucks for 2016

The annual Mother’s Day Truck Convoy For Wishes is looking for 500 trucks for its 2016 event.

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Veterans Day: Truckers thanked for their service in U.S. military

Stories of truckers who served in the military and a few Veterans Day specials for drivers.

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Kenworth T680 begins cross-country tour with Capitol Christmas Tree

The 2015 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree made its first tour stop in the lower 48 states Saturday, Nov. 7, with an event at Seattle’s Museum of History and Industry and Lake Union Park.

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Photos: ‘World’s Largest Convoy’ rolls through Joplin

Two records were set at the Guilty By Association Truck Show at 4 State Trucks in Joplin, Mo., over the weekend, writes Overdrive sister site Truckers News Editor David Hollis.

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