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‘Close call’ with Colin Young and his dashcam outside metro Denver

SB on I-25, "headed into the Denver Metro area," after another tractor-trailer passed Young, an impatient motorist "going too fast nearly wrecked while making an unsafe lane change."

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One20 updates app, announces availability of trucker-focused tablet at TA/Petro stores

Routing app One20 has announced its operator-focused One20 Tablet is now available for purchase at all TA and Petro stores nationwide. The tablet costs $399 and comes with a truck-safe mount, charger and protective case.

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TV network for truckers to launch in Jan.

The Transportation Nation Network (TNN) will launch via its website on New Year's Day this coming year. The network bills itself as a "video streaming platform dedicated to the trucking industry."

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‘Movin’ On’ moves on to video streams

Remastered episodes of “Movin’ On” have been released for streaming. The '70s TV series featured team drivers roaming the country, stumbling into other people’s problems and helping solve them.

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Podcast: Todd Dewey talks ‘Ice Road Truckers’ audition, behind-the-scenes action

In part two of a three-part podcast series, "Ice Road Truckers" star Todd Dewey talks to Truckers News about his unconventional audition for the show and offers a peek behind-the-scenes of the show.

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DOT calls for train operators to be screened for sleep apnea, FMCSA holding off

FMCSA and the Federal Railroad Administration worked together on a sleep apnea rulemaking earlier this year, but FRA is already making recommendations to have train operators screened for apnea during their DOT-required exams. FMCSA says it will not follow FRA's lead -- yet.

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TruckersFinalMile.org and driver-songwriters raising funds to help deliver driver back home

Brotherhood of the highway: Part of the goal of an ongoing collaborative auction among four driver-songwriters intended to benefit the worthy TruckersFinalMile.org organization, after a fellow hauler passed in Gallup, N.M.

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Overhaul freight marketplace, SoftServe partner on BioLock

At the intersection of so-called "Internet of Things" technology and cargo theft prevention, BioLock provides an electrocardiogram biosensor analysis system to proactively monitor the health of drivers and prevent vehicle theft.

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‘Ice Road Truckers’ star Todd Dewey talks trucking career, recent struggles in podcast

Overdrive sister site Truckers News Editor David Hollis recently sat down with Dewey for a three-part podcast in which he talks about getting started in trucking, a recent on-the-job accident that resulted in four eye surgeries and more.

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Owner-operator delivers Capitol Christmas Tree after 4,000-mile trip in Kenworth T680

Driver Gary Amoth, owner of the 120-truck Gary Amoth Trucking in Twin Falls, Idaho, transported the 80-foot Englemann spruce in his specially-decaled Kenworth T680 from Idaho to the Capitol. The tree’s tour included 27 stops between Idaho and D.C.

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