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The ‘Big Brother’ of the road

"Truckers are the 'Big Brother' of the road. They know what you're doing, people."

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Sneak preview of Overdrive’s Most Beautiful stories

Hurry and submit your photo and story to Overdrive's Most Beautiful. Read a few excerpts of some of the stories so far.

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MATS haps: On-air wedding, regs listening session, and more!

Driver Kevin Young and ridealong partner Shannon Mann will tie the knot with Freewheelin' cohost Meredith Ochs officiating at the PanaPacific booth Friday, March 22, at noon.

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Morbid March

"Does anyone else think a giant rabbit with the ability to get into your house and squeeze your neck is terrifying?"

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‘Truckers: The soldiers of the U.S. economy’

Owner-operator Gary Johnson's new Gzs-Tees.com website has a section devoted to t-shirts with trucking messages of various and sundry colors and viewpoints.

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37 crucial items in case of zombie apocalypse

"When the grid actually does shut down and we have to fend for ourselves, there are going to be some very surprised and ill-prepared Starbucks-swilling scarf wearers out there."

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Breath test: More things to do with your phone

"Given how easy it is to get over the legal blood-alcohol limit for driving, it was only a matter of time before someone took the personal-breathalyzer concept to the phone..."

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A Lone Star special: 2/3 off on new toll road

The Texas DOT is offering you quite a deal – two-thirds off the truck rate on its newest toll road, SH 130, for 12 months. This is the road that got so much publicity last year for having the nation’s highest speed limit, 85 mph. The road’s intent is to provide relief for a highly congested part of I-35 between Austin and San Antonio. Though the announcement doesn’t say so, presumably not enough truckers have rushed to ...

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Boaters ‘flashing truckers’ prompt new restrictions in N.C.

New NCDOT buoys around the I-77 causeway over Lake Norman attempt to remove the exhibitionist temptation.

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Bitten — by more than the trucking bug

" The spiders in South Texas are so big they strap saddles to them and put them in rodeos. Small children who make a scene by screaming for Starbucks in the food court are fed to them."

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