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Driver named Highway Angel after saving man in cardiac arrest

Joseph Wiggins, a driver for Phillip Williams & Sons out of Plant City, Fla., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for saving a man in cardiac arrest.

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Crowd-sourcing load/unload location info with Trelp

Information available to access or add within Trelp includes the location of nearby parking, precise directions to and around the facility, location of unmarked low clearances, contact person at facilities and more.

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Trucker Buddy promotes industry at Boy Scouts event

Trucker Buddy International recently participated in the Circle Ten Xperience with more than 12,000 Boy Scouts, leaders and parents.

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Bill Weaver’s ‘I’m Rollin’ — advance track from ‘Every Mile I Drive’ record, due soon

Hear an advance track, "I'm Rollin'," from hazmat hauler/singer-songwriter Bill Weaver, of Arkansas. It's part of his forthcoming "Every Mile I Drive" record.

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Rearview: Fighting rail in the name of safety

One of many battles waged by Overdrive in its first 20 years was against the rail industry, including its powerful lobbying arm and its cozy relationship with lawmakers.

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Truck-driving music pioneer Red Simpson dead at 81

Red Simpson, singer-songwriter well-known for such classic trucking songs as "Roll, Truck, Roll" and "(Hello) I'm a Truck" died Friday, January 8, in Bakersfield, Calif. Simpson was 81.

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Trucker named Highway Angel for helping elderly couple

Mack Parks, a truck driver from Wichita Falls, Texas, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for helping an elderly couple when their camper was on fire.

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Aaron Tippin and Tony Justice: ‘Brothers of the Highway’ session report from Nashville

A talk with country-music legend and former trucker Aaron Tippin and rising trucker-singer-songwriter Tony Justice -- straight from their historic vocal collaboration for Justice's new record in Nashville.

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Alabama driver named Highway Angel for helping search for missing baby

An Alabama truck driver has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for searching for a missing baby after the mother’s car wrecked into a creek.

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U.S. Postal Service unveils truck stamp designs

International Harvester, Ford and Chevrolet are among classic pickup truck makers whose models are to be celebrated this year in a special line of postage stamps.

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