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Video: In-cab with Freightliner’s self-driving truck

Video of Freightliner's self-driving truck coming into and out of self-driving mode.

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Keeping up with the upkeep

On CVSA's unsuccessful move to remove English Language proficiency from regulatory requirements...

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All snakes want is to cuddle with a warm body — parked or not

Snakes continue to surprise truckers and four-wheelers with their surprise appearances.

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Photos: Brush-fire shutdown of SB I-85 in GA

Headed out of S.C. to Nashville through the area, a planned 9-hour-or-so run turned into one that, in a different life, would have come pretty well close to the end of the 14-hour window.

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The island of lost socks

It's a commonly known fact that I'm a bathroom queen. I can forgive almost any transgression if a truck stop has nice clean bathrooms and good showers. I've expanded my horizons to nice laundry facilities and am extremely thankful for any place that has the golden trifecta of pleasant staff, good showers and nice laundry facilities. Spending a few days in Wildwood last week, I had my choice of nice facilities. TA, Pilot and 75 Chrome ...

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Dashcam adoption following same path as ELDs

Swift's plan to install dashcams in more than 6,000 trucks reflects a trend that shows, once again, the contentious interplay between technology, privacy and return on investment.

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Truckers Against Trafficking receives well-deserved honor

Trucker Bill Brady accepted the Suzanne McDaniel Award for Public Awareness from the Congressional Victims Rights Caucus on behalf of the organization.

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Lil’ Trucker multitool: Crowd-funding launch May 6

The Lil' Trucker from Innovation Factory is an "all-in-one axe, wrench, bottle opener, and fold-out saw." Also: It works pretty well on zombies, as the short film here well demonstrates.

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Don’t tread on me

It's Sunday, let's preach it! "Banning trucks from the left lane is completely the opposite of safe, and don't stand on a flag if you want me to listen to what you have to say."

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You’re selling what?

"How bad do you have to want a set of dentures to buy them from a guy in a truck stop parking lot?"

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