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The screaming bears of Montana

"So, I might not have seen a tapier in Oregon, or an owl in Washington, but I sure as hell have seen the screaming bears of Montana, and I lived to tell about it. #truckingisthebestjobever"

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Photos: Competition heats up at Pride & Polish in Tenn.

Views through the middle of Day One of Overdrive's Pride & Polish event in Tenn. Four more competitors for the National Championship round in Dallas at GATS next month will be established here.

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Boldly breaking laws others aren’t allowed to break

Wendy back on the licensing soapbox -- "It is fundamentally against the law to practice any profession that requires a state-tested license without completing that license process."...

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Photos: As the rigs roll in to Fitzgerald, a look back on last year’s Tenn. Pride & Polish

No doubt the rigs have already started rolling in today for the big Pride & Polish show tomorrow -- catch photos, videos and more from stand-out rigs and owner-operators at last year's event, all in one place.

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Reefer gonna get ya’

The gargantuan mosquitoes of Alzada, Mont.: "I lost 25 lbs. and a large portion of my cognitive skills, but I gained a new respect for the reefers. All joking aside, thanks for what you do. It ain't easy being wheezy."

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New Tony Justice album to feature vocal work with Aaron Tippin

Everhart Transportation driver and singer-songwriter Tony Justice reports that work on a new record is getting under way. For the title track, "Brothers of the highway," he'll be joined on vocals by trucking-music veteran Aaron Tippin.

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Unidentifiable meat and the rubber breakfast biscuit

Healthier retail road-food choices: "I noticed a new combo recently – a meat and cheese cup. Layers of lovely greenish pepperoni, carefully adorned with slices of cheese so orange, if you choose not to eat it, you can always use it as a safety cone."

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Shout to a shipper

Holly Knoll Services owner-operator Dave Palmer gives credit where it's due -- to B&T Sand of Columbia, S.C., for efficient load/unload practices.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Time is a frame of mind

Complexities abound in the lure of Washington state: "If we moved to the West Coast, I'd never know what time it is again." Seriously, mom?

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What do the confederate flag and used-truck prices have in common?

They're coming down, according to word from the South Carolina legislature and governor and the latest, June edition of the NADA/American Truck Dealers' Commercial Truck Guidelines report.

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