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Walmart driver wins ATA’s annual National Truck Driving Championships

Ronald Emenheiser Sr., a Walmart driver based in Yorkana, Pa., has been crowned the 2015 Bendix Grand Champion at the 78th annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships.

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Michael Kimball presents ‘Lanes blocked? Use the shoulder.’

File under "four-wheeler impatience." Says operator Michael Kimball: "I had a bull hauler passing me in the left lane. I guess the four-wheeler couldn't wait."

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Restored Evel Knievel Mack haul rig to travel to GATS!

The Evel Knievel Mack's showing at the Great American Trucking Show will come on the heels of the Aug. 21 opening of the "Being Evel" feature documentary about the daredevil's life. Watch the trailer here.

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Love’s reopens Van Horn, Texas store after renovation

Love’s Travel Stops has reopened its doors in Van Horn, Texas, along Interstate 10 after undergoing a three-month renovation process.

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Suicide by truck, Part 4: ‘You grip the steering wheel and maintain your lane’

The fourth and final installment in the "Suicide by truck" series, which examines the the largely undocumented incidents of pedestrians and four-wheelers who choose speeding trucks as an instrument of suicide. Here's another trucker's story.

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Q&A with John Anderson: Country star talks upcoming GATS concert, ties of trucking and country music

"I’ve always felt like myself and the band — we always felt like we were somewhat kin to the truckers. Trucking and country music have always gone hand in hand in my opinion." — That and more from Overdrive's interview.

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New musical beginnings: Trucker Talent Search finalist Nate Moran

From this podcast interview with Moran, conducted by Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley, it's clear personal history plays a large part in the Smokey Point Distributing driver's budding musical career and more.

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Suicide by truck, Part 3: Drivers’ best efforts sometimes still not enough

The third installment of the 'Suicide by truck' series, which examines the largely undocumented incidents of pedestrians and four-wheelers who choose speeding trucks as an instrument of suicide.

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

Ice Road Truckers: Recapping superlatives in the first episodes of Season 9

Best Quote of Episode 2 goes to Darrell: “The more loads I deliver on time, the more loads I will have to deliver.” ...

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Suicide by truck, Part 2: ‘It’s shocking to see something so deliberate’

Continuing Overdrive's examination of 'suicide by truck' stories of truckers recounting their experiences with suicidal pedestrians and four-wheelers, here's the second installment.

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