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Majority of drivers are opposed to federal approval for hair-sample testing for drugs

While such testing has long been sought by a variety of mostly large carrier interests, a slight majority of Overdrive readers oppose the move to hair testing, objecting to the privacy intrusion they believe it represents.

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Three in a row: Ricky ‘Rude’ Proffitt grabs another Bandit Series win

Proffitt drove his No. 14 truck hard into turn three on the last lap Saturday, bumping Chris Kikelhan's No. 01 lapped truck in front of then-leader Justin Ball to get around both trucks and earn the win.

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Podcast: Owner-operator Keith Sampson and his new ‘It’s Made Me Who I Am’ record

An Overdrive Radio podcast with owner-operator and 2014 Trucker Talent winner Keith Sampson about his new record. And, breaker breaker: Anybody got a picture of the old truck mural at Monteagle truck stop? A reader wants to know.

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Trucking image group unveils mascot, solicits name submissions

Name submissions for the new mascot can be submitted via email to mascot@truckingmovesamerica.com. After the submission process, TMAF will hold a voting contest to determine the mascot's ultimate name.

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Paul Marhoefer’s ‘Elloree’, with a new music video, tells Jason’s Law story

Asked to write a song for Jason's Law by a friend, Marhoefer asked himself what bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley would do and wrote it as a murder ballad -- the final result, a powerful invocation of the story behind the parking-funding/security legislation.

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595-truck convoy turns out for annual Mother’s Day show benefiting Make-A-Wish

The day was expected to raise some $450,000 with the truckers themselves accounting for about $300,000 of that amount, according to Ben Lee, regional director for Make-A-Wish of Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley.

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Re-creation of the Smokey & the Bandit Mulberry Bridge jump to take place June 24

June 24, in Jonesboro, Ga., Hollywood stunt driver Oliver Keller, owner-operator Tony Pennello and others will join a crowd of spectators near the end of the Snowman's Run and Bandit Run events for the jump, a short distance from the actual location where the original stunt took place.

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Five Apps for That: Finding the best fuel stop near you

These apps will help you find the best fuel prices near your current location or along a selected route.

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Watch now: Trucker Talent Search contestant videos

This year's contest features 42 drivers who are vying for their chance to sing live at The Great American Trucking Show in August.

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Cody Jackson presents ‘Twin Stickin!’

Cody Jackson shares a little up-close-and-personal video of his prowess with the "Jake brake heaven" that is his 379, with 10-inch stacks and a custom two-stick 18-speed transmission.

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