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Video: Stun gun flashlight for truckers

The Tactical Stun Flashlight offers light and protection.

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Where do the trucks sleep at night?

"Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night?" is the first children's book by Brianna Caplan Sayres.

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On the art of waiting tables

Great wait staff are born -- "It’s an art, just like playing the cello."

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Longtime Overdrive Trucking News personality passes

The broadcast world and the trucking community lost a pioneer and innovator Thursday, Aug. 9, with the passing of Larry Shannon.

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Vampire cats and intruder bats

Home time with creatures of the night.

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TruckBytes founding owner-operator: Software ‘still a great deal’

Channel 19 checks back in with independent owner-operator W. Joel Baker, also a National Guard member and creator of the TruckBytes owner-operator software.

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Notes on Hotlanta

Wendy, brielfy moored at home, gets a little commercial company -- not to mention headset-voice -- envy.

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Equipment: Probing sticker shock

Reports from operators show roughly a 30 percent rise in new-tractor pricing between 2006 and 2012 model years. Find out how operators are reacting to that rise -- and some advice -- in supplementary reporting on the No. 5 top challenge to owner-operator businesses.

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Too much togetherness?

Dear Carolyn, My last chick is flying out of the nest in a few weeks and I’m feeling very blue. I am planning to join my husband on the road as soon as she's settled into her dorm. It’s something we’ve always wanted to do after the children were grown. However, I’m getting cold feet. It seems like a huge commitment to be together, in a cab, for weeks at a time. All of our married ...

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‘No’ means ‘no,’ you little tyrant

It’s a busy season at the travel plaza, families are out in droves during the summer, forcing their bratty children upon the innocent public.

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