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New SuperRigs show winner named after eligibility audit

Video, pictures of the newly-named winning rig, Wisconsin-based small fleet owner-operator Bill Rethwisch's Dreamsicle-paint-schemed 2012 Peterbilt 389 and Polar tanker.

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List of winners for Walcott’s Super Truck competition

Here's a full list of winners from the Walcott Truckers Jamboree Super Truck beauty contest, held last week in Walcott, Iowa, at the Iowa 80 Truckstop's annual show.

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OOIDA show giving away 32-in. TV

The Heart of America trucking show will be held at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., hosted by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association on Oct. 18-19. The show will celebrate OOIDA’s 40th anniversary. A 32-inch television will be given away at the show — Click here to register for the giveaway and for the TV drawing. The show offers free on-site and overnight parking. Visit ooidatruckshow.com to see hotel offers in the area and to ...

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Shell Rotella SuperRigs show picks calendar trucks, hosts parade this week

The Shell Rotella SuperRigs show will take place this week — June 20-22 — in Tomah, Wis. Any owner-operator is allowed to show up and compete.

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Driver pay, ‘Obamacare,’ industry outlook broken down at CCJ Symposium

A look at some of the highlights from the 2013 CCJ Spring Symposium.

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Lindsay Lawler to play at Walcott

Iowa 80 Truckstop has announced Lindsay Lawler will perform at the 34th annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree on July 11 at 7 p.m. The concert is sponsored by CAT Scale. Lawler is the spokesperson for trucking’s Highway Angel program. The jamboree will feature more than 175 exhibits, as well as a Super Truck Beauty Contest, antique truck display and an Iowa pork chop cookout, among other events. Admission and parking are free and shuttles will be provided ...

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Shell Rotella SuperRigs dates, location set

The 31st Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be June 20-22 as part of the Budweiser Dairyland Super Nationals in Tomah, Wis.

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Driver social media meet dates set

The 2013 Truck Driver Social Media Convention will take place Oct. 11-13 in Kansas City, Mo.

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Randy Houser, Diesel Outlaws to play MATS

Award-winning country star Randy Houser will play a free concert at the Mid-America Trucking Show, Friday March 22.

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Watkins celebrates 80th year

Watkins Family of Companies will celebrate its 80th anniversary this year. Owner-operator team driver Tyrone Frost has worked for Watkins for three years, and he said he was drawn to the company because of its commitment to a healthy off-time relationship. Frost is a part of the company’s lease-purchase program. The company offers several different options for drivers, depending on the fleet they choose, regional and dedicated drivers can expect weekly home time and teams ...

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