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Danger zone: Truckers stick to their guns despite questions about firearm laws, Overdrive research reveals

New Overdrive research shows large concerns over threats to truckers' personal safety. Though varying state concealed-carry laws make it difficult to cross state lines and remain in compliance, many truckers remain armed.

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Ali Cetin presents ‘Why I have a dash camera’

Toronto, Ontario-based local trucker Ali Cetin compiled this collection of evidence of just why the operator runs with a dashcam in all his company's trucks.

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Owner-operator wins Peterbilt 579 in Landstar contest

Landstar owner-operator Ralph Hall recently drove home in a brand new Peterbilt 579 after winning the truck in the company’s Deliver to Win Truck Giveaway. His 5-year-old grandson predicted he'd win the truck, Hall says.

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Three drivers named Pilot Flying J ‘Road Warriors’

The winner of the contest, Jacqueline Rocha of Acworth, Ga., will receive $10,000. The second place winner, Kevin Mailand of Lawrence, Kan., will receive $5,000, while the third place winner in the contest, Charles Johnson of Dubuque, Iowa, will receive $2,500.

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Owner-operator Glenn Keller’s new book delivers a catharsis

Keller's "Moving My Mountains: A Journey to Peace From Codependency" chronicles his lifelong struggles with codependent tendencies -- the truck as a 'security blanket,' a 'safe space' -- toward an ultimate peace through faith.

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‘Queen of the road’ finalists named

The Real Women in Trucking group's first-annual "Queen of the Road" awards program announced ten finalists.

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Red Eye Radio at MATS to feature Lee Greenwood, Tony Justice and more

Westwood One's Red Eye Radio network is planning for a red, white and blue celebration of the Stars & Stripes this year at its Mid-America Trucking Show booth, featuring performances by Lee Greewood, Shane Owens, Tony Justice, Jayne Denham and more.

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Truckers Against Trafficking efforts continue in expansion mode

TAT's anti-trafficking outreach effort to truckers inks a partnership with a hotline across the Southern border in Mexico, likewise bears fruit in partnerships with law enforcement agencies in the Midwest.

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Four weeks left to submit nominations in Overdrive contest recognizing female truckers

Contest recognizing female drivers accepting nominations through Feb. 15.

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Real American Trucker presents ‘A 360+’ in snow on U.S. 30 in Wyo.

"Following a snowplow on a foggy, ice-covered road" near Kemmerer, Wyo., as you'll see in the vid, an SUV coming up from behind the truck was unable to stop and does a full 360, and then some, right in front of the rig.

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