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Photos: Painting the Evel Knievel haul rig

A few more details here about the restoration of the 1974 Mack FS786LST cabover and chassis, Post Coach custom office and trailer I've written so much about since news around its restoration began to come out in July. When I was at the Great American Trucking Show in late August, I had a brief conversation with current owner Lathan McKay about his decisions surrounding just how to paint the truck, given Knievel himself commonly repainted it ...

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Good advice from momma

"Sometimes, being pleasant is hard" -- lessons from life, the road, and the fuel island . . .

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Hope Rivenburg: General public ‘naive’ on truck-parking needs

Our podcast interview with truck-parking advocate Hope Rivenburg, widow of Jason's Law's namesake. Also: Hutchins, Texas, zoning hearing upcoming on new parking facility there after roadblocks hit by diesel shop.

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Run for your life from pumpkin spice

"That's right, I said it. I hate pumpkin-flavored anything. You can't make a stringy gourd sugary enough for me to like it, and I won't be fooled by the copious amounts of cinnamon and nutmeg, either."

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30-second Trucker Tip video: Caught in a sinkhole!

For an entertaining look at this Worst Case Trucking Scenario and some related advice, check our latest 30-second Trucker Tip video.

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Trucking with the ‘enemy’

News flash: Safety advocate who thinks of truckers as the "enemy" makes a run with Walmart driver Carol Nixon, comes away impressed. As for the rest of the industry ...

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Hijacked log-truck owner-operator Don Davis on the mend after being hit by seven bullets

A fund-raising effort launched by family friend Debbie Cofer is under way to help defray Davis' medical costs after the Oglethorpe County, Georgia, hijacking, chase and shootout.

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Video: The Dishers dish out some unexpected fun and terror

Big rig burnouts orchestrated with Jim and Charnie Disher at Guilty by Association get Wendy in the passenger seat with George at the wheel for a little fun -- video and more here.

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ISX15 SmartAdvantage™ Powertrain A Smart Choice for CTI

It’s a trailer on exhibit at a truck show, not a walkway

At your next truck show, here's a tip: Don't walk on any of the RGN decks on display unless asked to. Got it?

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Take me to church

Wendy at GBATS 2015: "This show is like a revival for me. It's very humbling to see several thousand people who have common interests come together to forge a bond..... This is my church."

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