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Trucking’s Top Rookie Award finalists announced, winner to be announced at GATS

Overdrive's sister publication Truckers News has announced the 10 finalists for its 2015 Mike O’Connell Memorial Trucking’s Top Rookie contest.

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Video: The 2015 Walcott Truckers Jamboree in 60 seconds

In case you couldn’t make it to the 36th Annual Walcott truckers Jamboree at the Iowa 80 Truck Stop here’s what you missed. And, for your convenience, it's all in just 60-second package.

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John Anderson to play free concert at Great American Trucking Show next month

Award winning country star John Anderson will play a free concert for GATS attendees Friday, Aug. 21.

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Pride & Polish championship, Overdrive’s Most Beautiful, trucking business ed highlight August’s Great American Trucking Show

The Aug. 27-29 event will host the Overdrive's Pride & Polish National Championship, host seminars on managing a one-truck operation profitably and feature hundreds of exhibits from the industry's top suppliers.

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New Tony Justice album to feature vocal work with Aaron Tippin

Everhart Transportation driver and singer-songwriter Tony Justice reports that work on a new record is getting under way. For the title track, "Brothers of the highway," he'll be joined on vocals by trucking-music veteran Aaron Tippin.

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Photos and more: Wrap-up from Walcott Truckers Jamboree

The self-denoted World’s Largest Truckstop drew more than 40,000 truckers to the 2015 edition of its trucker appreciation event. Here are some photos of some of the happenings.

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Western Star gives OOIDA brand new Western Star, truck to debut at GATS

Western Star presented the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association last week with a new 5700 XE to pull its Spirit of the American Trucker display trailer to shows and other events.

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Unidentifiable meat and the rubber breakfast biscuit

Healthier retail road-food choices: "I noticed a new combo recently – a meat and cheese cup. Layers of lovely greenish pepperoni, carefully adorned with slices of cheese so orange, if you choose not to eat it, you can always use it as a safety cone."

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Photos: Walcott Truckers Jamboree in full swing

The Walcott Truckers Jamboree at the Iowa 80 Truckstop kicked off Thursday and will last through Saturday.

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Showers, free truck parking available at Great American Trucking Show

This year at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on Aug. 27-29, drivers who bring their trucks will be able to park for free and will also have access to a shower trailer.

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