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‘Every mile I drive’ — new record due soon from hazmat hauler Bill Weaver

The driver-songwriter launched a GoFundMe.com fund-raising campaign to help with the production costs today. Catch song samples from among Weaver's many tunes here and more info about the campaign.

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Pushing back with positive press

"There are as many good trucking stories as there are bad, and while there will always be bad press, it would be nice if we could get just a little more recognition of the countless dollars raised for numerous charities by the truckers."

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MCSAC to get new chairman — and a little CSA deja vu

Ever wonder what FMCSA's current administrator sounds like? Hear him reveal the incoming MCSAC advisory committee chair here. Also: No wonder trucking went to Congress over CSA, and more from D.C....

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Video: Truck rams security post, proves they’re effective

If the thought ever crossed your mind to try to knock down a security barrier with your truck, here’s some evidence that may change your mind.

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The problem with ‘Say no to cheap freight’

Trucking radio host Kevin Rutherford talks about rates at Overdrive’s 2014 Partners in Business seminar.

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Country music that’s Justice good as rock

"If you see us rolling down the road, singing our hearts out and bopping away to country music, blame Tony Justice. It's his fault."

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Mailbag: Tough inspectors a cost of doing business?

Reaching into the electronic mailbag: owner-operator Joe Bielucki of Connecticut reports from the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

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Trucking social media 101

"The minute you post something to the internet, no matter what the venue may be, it becomes everyone's business."

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What’s your mpg goal? The 9+ mpg club wants to help you get there

A scant 6 percent of you are there already, as our polling shows. You can share tactics toward achieving better fuel mileage via the "9+ mpg club" Facebook group.

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On-highway swap meet

"Don't ever let anyone tell you truck drivers aren't generous – especially with their family and friends. We've got a bag full of goodies sitting here on the floor of the cab that says otherwise."

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