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Country star Lee Ann Womack, Deadliest Catch’s Edgar Hansen to meet attendees at Red Eye Radio booth

Red Eye Radio Network’s lobby booth will host concerts by Lee Ann Womack, John King, Zane Williams and Tony Justice at the Great American Trucking Show. Also, Edgar Hansen, star on Discovery's The Deadliest Catch, will also be visiting the RER booth.

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Video: Most Beautiful winner shares life on and off the road

Emily Weymouth talks about women in trucking and the interesting things she does in her off-time, including modeling.

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CNBC series probes truck crashes

A new "Collision course" mainstream investigative series on truck crashes debuts. Links to where to watch and comment here.

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VIDEO: Motorcycle stunt action at Pride & Polish

Jesse Toler and a fellow rider wowed crowds at the Overdrive's Pride & Polish event in Crossville, Tenn., on June 18, 2014.

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Overdrive founder ‘spent his entire life trying to better’ trucking

Mike Parkhurst’s friends say they will remember Overdrive’s founder and longtime editor for championing deregulation and the cause of the owner-operator. Also, a roundup of reader reactions to Parkhurst's passing.

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Trucking’s Top Rookie finalists announced, $25k in prizes available

Randall-Reilly, publisher of Overdrive, has announced the finalists in its 2014 Mike O’Connell Memorial Trucking’s Top Rookie contest. More than $25,000 in cash and prizes will be given to the winners.

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Got a problem? Here’s the quick fix for it

I tend to be a little more direct in my problem-solving. I look for the soft spot in a problem and poke a stick in it.

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Fiction posing as fact at the Counter of Knowledge

Enter any truck stop that has a “Counter of Knowledge,” sit down close enough to hear what they're saying and listen. You will be amazed and, quite possibly, revolted.

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Are All-Makes Parts Right For You?

Overdrive founder, trucking activist Mike Parkhurst dies

Mike Parkhurst, who founded Overdrive and served as its editor for more than two decades, died of a heart attack Monday. He was 81.

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Birds of a feather truck together

More new, notable or odd followers of @OverdriveUpdate on Twitter.

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