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She Drives Trucks newsletter to serve women drivers

She Drives Trucks, a weekly newsletter produced by the editorial team of Truckers News, launches today to serve the female company drivers and owner-operators who make up 6 percent of the U.S. driver workforce. She Drives will address the unique issues women face on the road, including personal safety, health concerns and the best driving jobs for women.

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Back in Time Tour 2016 continues

After loading up in Kansas City, Todd Campbell and Kevin Young of Knox Transportation hit the back roads in two cabovers bound for Oregon last week, and haven't looked back since. Scenes from the run here.

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Shippers need to play a greater role in country’s parking crisis, OOIDA and ATA reps say

“The city and state tell us how many handicap spaces we have to have. Every shipper or receiver facility that accepts and receives trucks needs to bear some kind of responsibility. How do we get there? We’re raising the issue now.”

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Brita Nowak

Nowak is multilingual and has an economics degree that she says helps her operate her business profitably.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Keeli Rene Kennedy

Kennedy drives team with her husband through the Alaskan Highway operating in brutal winter conditions.

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Way-back machine: Never-before-seen footage at Overdrive’s late-’70s New Jersey diesel drag races

U.K.-based Andy Harris' late 1970s short film on U.S. trucking, via Overdrive's Englishtown, N.J., truck drag racing event, provides a clear window back in time, including a glimpse of Overdrive's founder. Watch the film here -- recognize anyone?

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Kristen Kudlic

A serious motocross accident in 2009 left Kudlic with a broken back and paralysis from the waist down.

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N.C. driver plans to become owner-operator after winning lottery

North Carolina truck driver David Harris won $10 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket and plans to buy his own truck to become an owner-operator.

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Trucker Paul Marhoefer: Live from Muscle Shoals Music studio

Video, pictures and more from trucker/singer-songwriter Paul Marhoefer's "Old Black Epiphone" sessions this week at the Muscle Shoals Music studio of Donnie Gullett in Tuscumbia, Ala.

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Lost time, money focal point for drivers during second FMCSA sleep apnea listening session

Costs, both time and money, were big topics of conversation during the Federal Motor Carrier Safety and Federal Railroad administrations’ “fact-finding” listening session on sleep apnea/operator safety Tuesday, May 17.

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