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PHOTOS: Sneak peek at the restored Evel Knievel Mack haul rig on the GATS show floor

Catch a few sneak-peek images of the classic 1974 Mack haul rig from the show floor before GATS opened in the gallery here. The rig is on display in the Mack Trucks booth.

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Great American Trucking Show starts Thursday: Here’s how to follow it on Overdrive

Overdrive will be covering the show every step of the way, both online on OverdriveOnline.com and live on social media channels. Here's how you can keep up.

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Love’s kicks off campaign to raise money for children’s hospitals

Love’s Travel Stops kicked off its annual campaign Tuesday to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

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Renegade trucker’s ’00 W900L, with full YouTube episode detailing haul

This blue 2000 Kenworth W900L is owned and operated by Livingston, Montana, resident Nick Richards, who uses the rig to haul heavy equipment and ag machinery for his Renegade Trucking Inc. More on the haul here, including a full YouTube webisode.

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Mariners-themed Kenworth to help raise money for children’s literacy program

A Kenworth T880 52-inch sleeper truck with a special Seattle Mariners theme will be part of a Paccar fundraising effort outside Safeco Field in support of the Page Ahead Children’s Literacy Program in Seattle.

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Food Cowboy grows ways to reduce waste

The Food Cowboy group, founded by a produce hauler, continues to grow unique ways to alleviate waste and hunger in the United States, with new developments and liaisons strengthening the mission.

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Joanne’s Journey: Overdrive’s Most Beautiful winner overcomes hurdles to set a standard for trucking’s image

“You are the most beautiful trucker I’ve ever seen,” said a bashful driver to Joanne Fatta while they were fueling at a truck stop. Fatta laughed and asked him when he had last seen a woman trucker. He couldn’t recall. Fatta says being able to play a small part in redefining the stereotype truck driver image, through coverage in trucking and mainstream media, is one reason she’s so honored to have won Overdrive’s Most Beautiful contest, now ...

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AxleOutPro ups the ante for Trucker Talent Search participants — and a new Keith Sampson vid

The winner of the talent search will receive a professional recording and video production care of AxleOutPro, much like 2014 winner Keith Sampson's own work on his new video/song, released here.

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Learn healthy habits while attending GATS

To help truck drivers develop ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle, the 2015 Great American Trucking Show features the Landstar Fit For the Road Health and Wellness Pavilion.

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National Coalition on Truck Parking formed, results of Jason’s Law parking study released

DOT reps and stakeholder groups have signed a pledge of commitment to a newly created National Coalition on Truck Parking.

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