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Photos: 20 European show trucks sporting chrome, lights, graphicsImage Gallery

| October 15, 2014

Roughly 200 show trucks showed up last weekend to the European truck racing finale in Le Mans, France, including several dozen American-style cabs. Check out some of them here.

Nov. 22: National Fallen Truckers Memorial Day

| October 14, 2014

Spearheaded by driver Dave Lippert, the both on- and off-line event is intended to honor and remember "all our fellow drivers and families," according to the main online hub for the event on Facebook.

David Adkins — 1964-2014

| October 13, 2014

David passed away on October 6. His kind and gracious wife, Shena, took the time to let George and Wendy know how much she appreciated their help with selling his Fitzgerald Freightliner glider kit truck.

Lookback on — and a severe weather report from — a Mustang at the tattoo parlor

| October 13, 2014

Mike "Mustang" Crawford runs through the high winds on I-40 in West Okla. and East Texas, and a look back on his Marine Corps tattoo.

‘Cowboy Capitalists’ documentary features U.S. drivers running South Africa-Sudan

| October 11, 2014

The documentary showcases American Ian Cox's venture in hauling on the African continent, following securement of a U.N. contract to haul military-grade vehicles of various natures from South Africa and other points to struggling South Sudan.

Video: Sample a diversity of trucker body art

| October 10, 2014

It doesn’t take much time hanging around a truck stop to notice that there’s no shortage of tattoos, many elaborate and creative. Overdrive’s created a Show Us Your Ink website to celebrate these wide-ranging expressions of ...

Fellowship, drivel and education in polish

| October 10, 2014

"Remember, Murphy's Oil Soap for the seats, alcohol on q-tips for the dash display, and just buy a cover for the gear shifter – or clean it in the privacy of your own cab."

Secondary-roads enforcement eyed by Delaware to boost I-95 toll revenue

| October 09, 2014

Revenue from commercial vehicles at the Delaware I-95 toll plaza in Newark, Del., is down 7.5 percent this year -- state officials reportedly are eyeing boosted enforcement on secondary roads restricted to local deliveries.

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