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Joaquin roundup: Truck plows through floodwaters, update on road closures, hours exemptions issued

A video of a trucker successfully plowing through deep Joaquin floodwaters in South Carolina and links to news on hours-of-service exemptions and road closures in states hit by the storm.

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POLL: Rest areas v. truck stops — where is parking more difficult for you?

Considering your total parking needs, at what kinds of facilities do you experience the greatest problems -- public facilities like rest areas or private truck stops? All of the above? Sound off here.

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Rolling Strong launches app promoting driver health

Rolling Strong has released its mobile app that’s intended to help truck drivers stay healthier on the road.

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Truckers Against Trafficking: The learning process continues

With the state of Ohio putting anti-human trafficking training into their CDL training standards, Wendy explores driver reactions both positive and negative.

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Video: Most Beautiful winner talks how she became a trucker, bout with cancer and more

An interview with the 2015 Overdrive's Most Beautiful winner, Joanne Fatta.

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Hope Rivenburg: General public ‘naive’ on truck-parking needs

Our podcast interview with truck-parking advocate Hope Rivenburg, widow of Jason's Law's namesake. Also: Hutchins, Texas, zoning hearing upcoming on new parking facility there after roadblocks hit by diesel shop.

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New personal driver fitness program designed by former owner-operator

Former owner-operator Siphiwe Baleka designed the "Active Trucker" program in tandem with the Workout Trainer smartphone app for both Android and iOS devices.

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A special Mack is back: Evel Knievel combo moves closer to its final home

Evel Knievel’s 1974 cabover-trailer combo completes its journey from junk to museum showpiece -- its next stop on tour: Oct. 15 in Kansas City. The road away from ruin shown here with new views, reporting.

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Photos: ‘World’s Largest Convoy’ rolls through Joplin

Two records were set at the Guilty By Association Truck Show at 4 State Trucks in Joplin, Mo., over the weekend, writes Overdrive sister site Truckers News Editor David Hollis.

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ChampTruck heads to Portland this weekend for eighth race of season

With only two races remaining on the schedule for the inaugural Meritor ChampTruck World Series season, racers are preparing to head to Portland International Raceway in Portland, Ore., this weekend.

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