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Audio: More from Muscle Shoals with Paul Marhoefer

Hear more of my interview with Marhoefer about just what drove the Indiana-based former owner-operator/current driver way down South to Alabama to record his forthcoming "Old Black Epiphone" record.

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A brother remembers a highway hero

Billy A. Henry Sr. of Cross County, Ark., was under an oversize load near El Paso, Texas, on Monday, May 9, when he passed of a heart attack. The trooper on the scene determined his actions neatly parking the rig amounted to absolute heroism. Henry's trucking brother remembers him here.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist April Roberge

Roberge drives team with her husband and their dog. She loves to cook organically and works hard to try to prepare healthy meals on the road.

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Vote now in Trucker Talent Search contest

Voting for the singing contest is open through June 15. Visit TruckerTalentSearch.com to view the videos and cast your vote.

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Sleep apnea research: Truck operators must spend average of $1,200 for testing when apnea suspected

In wake of three federal listening sessions, ATRI's driver survey on apnea drops data on high costs. New data from readers also show the incidence of screening, testing and treatment has continued to rise in recent years.

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Truckers to FMCSA: Make sure medical examiners are on same page relative to sleep apnea

“FMCSA should get out of the medical field and leave it to the doctors,” Curl said. “Doctors should be the only ones deciding if drivers are fit to be on the road.”

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Jeanie Ozment

Ozment operates a 1996 Peterbilt 378, which she keeps in tip-top shape and looking brand new.

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She Drives Trucks newsletter to serve women drivers

She Drives Trucks, a weekly newsletter produced by the editorial team of Truckers News, launches today to serve the female company drivers and owner-operators who make up 6 percent of the U.S. driver workforce. She Drives will address the unique issues women face on the road, including personal safety, health concerns and the best driving jobs for women.

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

Back in Time Tour 2016 continues

After loading up in Kansas City, Todd Campbell and Kevin Young of Knox Transportation hit the back roads in two cabovers bound for Oregon last week, and haven't looked back since. Scenes from the run here.

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Shippers need to play a greater role in country’s parking crisis, OOIDA and ATA reps say

“The city and state tell us how many handicap spaces we have to have. Every shipper or receiver facility that accepts and receives trucks needs to bear some kind of responsibility. How do we get there? We’re raising the issue now.”

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