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Melting ice causes problems for ‘Ice Road Truckers’ drivers

There's only one way to describe Sunday night's episode of History Channel’s Ice Road Truckers, and that's "mud-ugly," writes Overdrive sister site’s Truckers News Editor David Hollis in his weekly recap.

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Trucker named Highway Angel for helping motorist whose car was on fire

Josh Elmore of Lincolnton, N.C., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association.

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Erich McMann dedicates ‘Trucker Country’ track to drivers to cap off the week

Singer-songwriter McMann "just wanted to pay tribute to all the truckers," he says. "I picked 'Trucker Country' as the song because of the lyrics." Listen to it, along with a bevy of other trucking tracks, here.

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Todd looks for redemption in latest episode of Ice Road Truckers

The arrival of spring and the melting of ice and snow was not what the drivers on History Channel's Ice Road Truckers wanted, writes Overdrive sister site’s Truckers News Editor David Hollis in his weekly recap.

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Trucker appreciation week happening now: Roundup of videos, promotions and other appreciation efforts

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week — a week of celebration of U.S. truck operators spearheaded by the the American Trucking Associations — started Sept. 13 and runs through Sept. 19. Here's a look at some of the videos, promotions and other efforts taking place this week.

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Omnitracs donates books to Trucker Buddy program

Trucker Buddy International recently received a donation of 250 books from ELD maker Omnitracs for children and classrooms they work. The donation was announced last month at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas last month.

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ChampTruck racing series gears up for Nebraska visit this weekend

Motorsports Park Hastings and Hastings, Neb., will play host to the Meritor ChampTruck World Series race this weekend, the seventh in the series’ inaugural season.

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Getting the routine right

"Diet" is a four-letter word. The key to any successful fitness program is all about routine -- finding one you're comfortable with and making it part of your life.

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What’s your favorite, most-scenic route around the U.S. and Canada?

Tell us here -- and catch a neat Atlas Van Lines infographic showing their own leased owner-operators' recommendations this Labor Day weekend.

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Two shows to keep on the radar in N.C., Texas

Brad Wike's Southern Classic in Lincolnton, N.C., kicks off Friday, September 11, and the East Texas Truckers Showdown in Nacogdoches September 26.

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