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No shortage of trucking TV stars at Dallas show

No shortage of trucking TV stars at Dallas show

Anyone who doubts that trucking television has gotten big just needs to visit the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. TV celebrities, as well as the traditional slate of music stars, are greeting fans all over the show. Most will be here through the show's last day, Saturday.   The Overdrive editors were able to rub shoulders with some of them Thursday night. We shared some great pizza at Cane Rosso with Marc Springer, Roy Garber and Jennifer Brennan ...

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Jabin Bogan’s charge reduced

Jabin Bogan's charge reduced

Dallas native Jabin Bogan's mother Aletha Smith visited the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas: her son may get back home sooner than later, she says.

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Women in Trucking turns five at GATS

Women in Trucking turns five at GATS

Women in Trucking turned five in 2012 -- at their GATS 2012 birthday party, WIT board member Laura Raon recounts her involvement in the organization.

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Pet peeves on the road

Things don't need to be any harder on the road, and the few things I've noticed that do make it worse could be easily remedied.

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Facial hair swings both ways

There's a guy out there in an old Mack somewhere who has a three foot long, white beard he parts in the middle and throws over his shoulders like Rapunzel's locks.

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Biological clock stops relationship

Reader wonders if he should tell girlfriend she's too old for him.

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Small brokers reload on $75K bond

Small brokers group AIPBA planning court challenge to the new $75K broker/freight forwarder surety bond requirement.

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Challenge No. 1: Adapting to change

Challenge No. 1: Adapting to change

Among the many challenges owner-operators face, perhaps the biggest is choosing exactly how to adapt to industry change to remain competitive and profitabile.

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Dealing with unexpected things

People acted like they didn't know we were coming. "What? You've got a truckload full of stuff we ordered? How did that happen?"

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Our favorite agency: Guess who’s on Facebook…

Our favorite agency: Guess who's on Facebook...

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new Facebook page could be a great venue for drivers to get their viewpoints heard by the general public. Also: detail on an upcoming public meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee.

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