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Five Apps for That: Take the guesswork out of parking

Five apps for your phone to help you find parking.

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How Elves Trucking LLC got back in service — just in the nick of time

How Elves Trucking LLC got back in service -- just in the nick of time

A guest Channel 19 post from the desk of Richard Wilson and TCRG Consulting: "The DOT elves were on the prowl only to find a jolly old sleigh driver elf with a time card instead of a logbook on hand. ..."

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History made on ‘Hollywood hill’: The day five famous trucks from 1970s trucking movies, TV shows all got together

Robb Mariani's firsthand account/short doc film of the event, bringing together trucks from movies "Duel," "Convoy", and "Smokey & the Bandit" with Paul and Craig Sagehorn's "Movin' On" and "B.J. & the Bear" TV rigs -- among hundreds of vintage trucks last September at Brad Wike's Southern Classic Truck Show.

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Owner-operators, fleets participate in Wreaths Across America Day

More than 150 trucking companies, small and large, helped transport more than 1.2 million wreaths across the nation this year for the annual Wreaths Across America event.

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6,600 drivers will need new medical card after Georgia-based examiner’s arrest, DOT estimates

Truck drivers who received their current medical certification from Dr. Anthony Lefteris, who operated out of a Petro in Atlanta, will need to be re-examined and issued a fresh medical certification by another examiner, the Department of Transportation says.

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Philip Kuffner presents a trio of vids to file under ‘on-highway follies’

Always "an adventure" out on the road, isn't it? Overdrive reader Philip Kuffner offered up these three vids from his dashcam as plenty evidence.

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Top rookie military award goes to Werner Owner-Operator

Top rookie military award goes to Werner Owner-Operator

Navy veteran Troy Davidson, an owner-operator with Werner, was named Top Veteran Rookie Driver and won a brand new Kenworth T680.

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Alleged medical card fraud could affect thousands of truckers

Dr. Anthony Lefteris operated out of an Atlanta Petro Stopping Center. He has been charged by federal investigators for allegedly issuing medical certifications to drivers without performing full medical exams, according to court records.

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Keep track of appointments with 2017 trucking calendars

Keep track of appointments with 2017 trucking calendars

Calendars featuring Kenworth, Peterbilt and Volvo trucks are available.

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‘Brothers of the highway’ auction nets near $10K

'Brothers of the highway' auction nets near $10K

The collaborative "Brothers of the Highway Christmas Auction" to benefit TruckersFinalMile.org wrapped up Wednesday last week. Launched by four trucker-songwriters, with around 90 percent of all pledged donations in, the auction has raised about $9,500 for the nonprofit.

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