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Alabama driver named Highway Angel for helping search for missing baby

An Alabama truck driver has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for searching for a missing baby after the mother’s car wrecked into a creek.

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U.S. Postal Service unveils truck stamp designs

International Harvester, Ford and Chevrolet are among classic pickup truck makers whose models are to be celebrated this year in a special line of postage stamps.

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Another medical certification cautionary tale: Eric Toms’ cancelled CDL privileges

Eric Toms' medical certification lapsed by just one week early in 2015 -- late in the year, when he went to renew his CDL, he found it had been cancelled, without word one from the DMV.

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Video: Paul Marhoefer’s ‘God and God Alone’

The song from trucker-songwriter Marhoefer in part tells the story of a trucking accident that was a near-total-disaster for him and his young family.

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N.C. driver named TCA Highway Angel for second time

Marcus Beam has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for the second time in his professional driving career.

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Chris Dinsdale presents ‘Huge Roadtrains of Northwest Australia’

GoPro view through the windscreen of a Kenworth K100 looking at massive roadtrains in the North West of Australia.

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Comdata launches hotel network for drivers

The Comdata Hotel Network, powered by CLC Lodging, allows trucking carriers and drivers to manage and reduce the costs related to hotel stays.

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‘Santa was a trucker’ — and more music for the Christmas holiday

A little music for the Christmas holiday -- including Erich McMann's new single, "Santa Was a Trucker" -- and readers' named top Christmas song.

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Overlooked video gem reveals a bygone trucking era

“On the boulevard” shows owner-operators talking about their struggles to survive, being apart from their families, taking pride in running without authority and dodging scales.

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When filmmakers hit the road with 1970s owner-operators

After interviewing drivers at a late 1970s truck show, the film collective Optic Nerve spent six weeks crossing the country to record drivers for a 30-minute documentary.

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