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FMCSA extends comment period for potential sleep apnea rulemaking

Commenters looking to weigh in on the effects a potential sleep apnea rule would have on truck drivers and the trucking industry now have an extra month to do so.

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Overdrive announces winner of 2016 Most Beautiful contest

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

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Healthy gut, happier life

What gut health and mental well-being have to do with each other -- on full display in truckers' friend Carolyn O'Byrne's forthcoming "Gut Instinct" book.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Na’Keisha Rushing

Rushing had a steady job as a medical assistant when she realized she needed a challenge in life, so she got her CDL.

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Audio: More from Muscle Shoals with Paul Marhoefer

Hear more of my interview with Marhoefer about just what drove the Indiana-based former owner-operator/current driver way down South to Alabama to record his forthcoming "Old Black Epiphone" record.

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A brother remembers a highway hero

Billy A. Henry Sr. of Cross County, Ark., was under an oversize load near El Paso, Texas, on Monday, May 9, when he passed of a heart attack. The trooper on the scene determined his actions neatly parking the rig amounted to absolute heroism. Henry's trucking brother remembers him here.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist April Roberge

Roberge drives team with her husband and their dog. She loves to cook organically and works hard to try to prepare healthy meals on the road.

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Vote now in Trucker Talent Search contest

Voting for the singing contest is open through June 15. Visit TruckerTalentSearch.com to view the videos and cast your vote.

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Big-Bore Engines Making Big Comeback. Don’t Compromise.

Sleep apnea research: Truck operators must spend average of $1,200 for testing when apnea suspected

In wake of three federal listening sessions, ATRI's driver survey on apnea drops data on high costs. New data from readers also show the incidence of screening, testing and treatment has continued to rise in recent years.

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Truckers to FMCSA: Make sure medical examiners are on same page relative to sleep apnea

“FMCSA should get out of the medical field and leave it to the doctors,” Curl said. “Doctors should be the only ones deciding if drivers are fit to be on the road.”

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