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Looking forward to a musical good time: Trucker Talent Search finalist Paul Marhoefer

In this podcast interview with Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley, driver and songwriter Paul Marhoefer, 55, of Indiana, stresses the "good time" any performing musician ought to provide for his audience.

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Is there a trucker you love? We want to hear about it

Overdrive's sister publication Truckers News has opened nominations for the i Luv My Trucker contest.

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Monday round-up: 15L option in the making for Cat trucks, another ‘ghost fleet’ debuts

Interesting news bits in a Jack Roberts interview with Caterpillar about its split with Navistar on Cat trucks. And: Tip on the new "Ghost Fleet" novel war-gaming a near-future China-U.S. conflict, techno-thriller style.

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Michael Kimball presents ‘Pickup driver pulls out without looking.’

Says operator Kimball of this video: "This guy was talking to someone standing on the sidewalk and pulled right out in front of me, without looking. I stopped so close to him that I thought we might have traded paint." What happened next? Find out here...

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GATS Beer Garden making inaugural appearance

New to the Great American Trucking Show this year is the GATS Beer Garden, which will feature a different local brewery each day.

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Ice Road Truckers season 9 debuts Sunday

The new, ninth season of the long-running series follows a cast of new and familiar faces on far-Manitoba ice roads, debuting this Sunday on the History Channel at 9 p.m. EDT.

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Overdrive giving away trucker tribute rifle

Overdrive is giving away later this year a special trucking-themed rifle, the .22-caliber American Trucker Tribute Golden Boy Rifle from Henry Repeating Arms.

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Video: Another Godfrey goes after semi-truck jump record — and nails it

Daredevil Gregg Godfrey nailed a world-record-worthy semi-truck jump at Evel Knievel Days July 24, landing the rig 166 feet from the launch point.

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Love’s continues expansion with new Indiana location

Love’s Travel Stops has announced the opening of a new location along Interstate 70 in Knightstown, Ind.

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Sleep apnea: Leadership needed on the issue

"Until a formal regulation is established with clear guidelines and borders are created, we will continue to suffer with this. " --reader Eddie Crooks on confusion at examiner, state and federal levels over sleep apnea

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