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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Liberty Fry

With dry van or tanker holding explosives in tow, Fry and her husband, Steve, take their Kenworth everywhere from New Hampshire to Mexico.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Amanda Christina

This tough trucker has overcome cancer and a debilitating back injury.

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Caught on camera: Attempted insurance fraud?

The extreme-brake-check entries are growing in Overdrive’s Dashcam Central repository for reader-submitted and other videos of on-highway events, this one in a center lane on the George Washington Bridge into New York City.

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Make certain drivers aren’t ‘guilty until proven innocent’: Report from FMCSA’s first sleep-apnea listening session

"We need to make sure that the people behind the wheel understand they are not guilty until proven innocent." --Dr. Alan Lankford at FMCSA first apnea listening session. Session 2 is next week in Chicago.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Laura Brooks

The former X-ray technician and her husband earned their CDLs in order to start a new life together.

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Trucking’s Top Rookie nominations open May 16

Nominations for the Mike O'Connell Trucking's Top Rookie award open May 16 and close at 5 p.m. on June 24.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Shannon Blom

Now hauling reefer freight, Blom's experience includes driving school buses and moving expedited freight and large equipment.

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Mother’s Day Convoy shatters world record with 590 trucks

A total of 590 trucks participated in the convoy, which raised money for Make-A-Wish for Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley. The previous Guinness World Record was 416 trucks in a convoy in 2004 in the Netherlands.

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POLL: Ever been tested/treated for sleep apnea?

With two years gone now since drivers were required to utilize a medical examiner of the national registry for med certification, this poll looks at the extent to which apnea testing has grown more common -- or not. Have you ever been tested or treated?

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Sleep apnea back front and center of health/safety conversation

Following release of FMCSA apnea "pre-rule" requesting information, and release of study on apnea and crash risk, conversation among advocates heats up over study's validity, more.

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