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Journey into the sun…

"To laugh out loud embodies what it means to be alive... Rest in peace, Jerry, may you ride that mower into the sun."

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Sneak listen to Tony Justice’s new ‘The Big Road’ track

Listen in on this mixed -- not yet mastered -- track from trucking troubadour Tony Justice's forthcoming "Apple Pie Moonshine" record.

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This is now the hottest cargo theft scam

Experts say bogus pickups will become the dominant type of cargo theft.

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One quarter down: Economic impact of new hours rule?

Have you seen direct mileage and/or revenue reductions over the last quarter yourself? If so or if not, let's keep the conversation on the rules ongoing. (Bonus: Trucker's Wife tee available...)

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The perils of eavesdropping

I hate it when people eavesdrop. And now you should step far away from me, because I'm going to be struck by lightning for being a total hypocrite. I don't like it when people eavesdrop on my conversations, but I feel an intense desire to eavesdrop on others. It's an affliction. I could blame it on the fact that no one seems to have a public filter anymore -- people will loudly discuss the most ...

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Other ways through the health-insurance maze

Another look at potential Affordable Care Act health-insurance exchange scenarios.

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Nuggets of wisdom: Don’t forget your shower shoes

"There are a few things I've learned never to be without. Clorox wipes and baby wipes are indispensable, but don't get them mixed up."

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A duck in the truck

A duck in the truck! Enter Overdrive's Most Loved Pet contest.

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

Dining options galore back home yield surprising choice

"For all my moaning about not having a lot of choices on the road, when I do have a choice, I choose something I can get on the road. I don't know if it means I'm just a gripe, or I miss the road so much I need to taste it somehow."

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VIDEO: Pit stop at the Charlotte Motor Speedway

I had the opportunity to attend the NASCAR race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway over the weekend, during a personal trip back to my hometown of Rock Hill, S.C., due south of the Queen City, as they call it. "Wish I could have been there," noted one commenter on Overdrive's Facebook page when we posted a tour in pictures through the day there (looks like you wouldn't have been the only hauler out for the ...

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