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Trucker hauling Capitol Christmas Tree calls cross-country trip the ‘haul of a lifetime’

The trip, which began Nov. 6, will be the longest journey in his 33-year career as a trucker. Amoth is the owner of Twin Falls, Idaho-based Gary Amoth Trucking, a fleet of 125 trucks.

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U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree begins cross-country journey

The 80-foot Englemann Spruce was picked up in the specially-decaled Kenworth by Gary Amoth, owner of Twin Falls, Idaho-based Gary Amoth Trucking.

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Peterbilts old and new turn out for first Pride & Class Parade

Trucks ranging from a 1948 Model 350 to current 579s and 567s were on display and in town for Peterbilt’s annual employee and family open house.

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Voting open for top military rookie trucker, winner receives new Kenworth

Through Nov. 11, the public can watch videos of the three finalists and vote up to 25 times per day for trucking's top military rookie. The contest is a joint effort of the U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Program, Kenworth and Fastport.

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Cummins, Peterbilt, Kenworth and more announce updated equipment, services at ATA conference

A bevy of trucking-related news has come out of ATA's annual fleet conference so far, including equipment updates from Paccar, Cummins and more.

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Kenworth T680 to transport U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree for third straight year

Kenworth announced this week that a specially-decaled T680 will haul the 52nd U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree on a 2,800-mile journey across the country, making 26 stops along the way in various communities.

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Love’s to donate portion of coffee sales to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Love's Travel Stops will celebrate National Coffee Day Sept. 29-30 by donating $1 for every 24-ounce cup of coffee sold to a Children's Miracle Network Hospital.

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Guilty By Association Truck Show under way in Joplin

The event, which goes through Saturday night, will feature a truck and tractor pull, motorcycle stunt rider show and fireworks Friday night. Saturday will feature the annual Special Olympics Convoy that will end in downtown Joplin with a concert by Tennessee trucker Tony Justice.

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More driver deals, acknowledgement for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week kicked off Sunday, Sept. 11, across the U.S., and with it came several deals and acknowledgement for truck drivers at truck stops, industry organizations and more.

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Trucker appreciation promotions: Where drivers can find deals, acknowledgment during appreciation week

Here’s a look at some of the promotions and other efforts taking place during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week and the month of September.

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