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Three singing truckers head to Dallas

The drivers have been invited to participate in Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search competition.

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Iowa 80’s annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off July 9

Iowa 80 Truckstop’s 36th annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will kick off next week on July 9 for three full days of everything trucking.

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FMCSA’s diabetes rule comment period closes soon, here’s what’s been said so far

The comment period for FMCSA's proposed rule to change how diabetes is handled relative to drivers' medical certification ends Monday, July 6.

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New single from ‘Trucker Country’ singer-songwriter Erich McMann

Independent singer-songwriter Erich McMann, based near Chicago, announced the release to radio the "Guilty as Pleaded" track, the second single from his "Trucker Country" record.

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ChampTruck spending holiday weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway

The Meritor ChampTruck World Series returns to action this weekend in Charlotte for the fourth race of the big rig racing series’ inaugural season.

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Love’s opens first location along I-85 in Alabama

Love’s Travel Stops announced the opening of a new location in Shorter, Ala., along Interstate 85.

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PC-Miler with hours manager

ALK Technologies introduction of the hours manager into PC-Miler software allows for better small fleet back-office planning around required breaks, among top problems with the hours of service recently identified by Overdrive readers.

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Changing tires the old-fashioned way: ‘A Trucker’s Tale,’ part 3

Part 3 excerpting Ed Miller's "A Trucker's Tale" memoir: "It is a wonder my brothers and I didn't get killed changing tires while we were young."

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

Fit for the Road 5K run/walk to be held at GATS

A Fit for the Road 5K run/walk will be held at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 7 a.m.

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Learning to become a truck driver — and to cuss like one: ‘A Trucker’s Tale,’ part 2

Part 2 excerpting Ed Miller's "A Trucker's Tale" memoir: "Tt seemed that every grown man used several cuss words in every sentence. I practiced to myself enough that I could cuss with the best of them before I was out of elementary school. ..."

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