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Popping the perception: Negative stereotypes and the next generation

"I'd like to live in a world where little Bobby isn't surprised that truckers read – or write, or shower on a regular basis."

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Two regional shows to keep an eye open for in VA, NY

Upcoming in early and mid-August, the annual semi-truck pull at the Broome County Fair in Whitney Point, N.Y., and VA Large Cars' "Freedom Fighters Truck Show" in Madison, Va.

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Owner-operator John Raffone — for President?

Does he have a chance? Probably not. This question, however, is more in line with his professed goals: Could he at least help bring trucking into the national picture in some way other than just as a punching bag?

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Webasto, NASCAR racer ink partnership

The fuel-fired heater manufacturer is offering truck drivers and racing fans the opportunity to meet Brad Keselowski at select NASCAR races.

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‘Tampa T-Bone’ from SmartDrive’s Great Driving Insights series

If you’re running a road-facing dashcam of your own today, this video may just be further proof of what you already know — the power of on-highway video to exonerate a driver who’s doing things right in the event of an accident. The SmartDrive company typically works with fleets who wish to install both road- and driver-facing cameras. If you’re not running a road-facing dashcam of your own today, forward-facing cameras that are triggered to save ...

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One week left to vote for the top singing trucker

Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search is open for voting through June 15. Visit the contest page to see videos and select your favorites. The top three will compete live at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas in August.

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Finalist Amy McGrath: ‘You’re the only one who’s really stopping you’

McGrath grew up knowing that trucking was going to be her profession, even as she was told she should be a hairdresser, secretary or nurse.

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‘High-speed trucking: Chicago rush hour’ from BigRigTravels’ Stephen Michaels

This video by BigRigTravels.com driver Stephen Michaels captures a run through Chicago at rush hour, at high speed (the video, not the truck).

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New Lindsay Lawler single as truck-stop tour continues

Lawler's third-annual Highway Angel Truckstop Tour series of performances continues through the fall, with an Ohio performance the evening of June 4.

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Finalist Erikalynn Graham takes pride in her safety record, equipment, appearance

C.R. England has recognized Graham for her driving and performance as a safety ambassador.

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