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Video: Washington state DOT’s newest road-crew employees

Goats are being employed by the DOT in places around the state to control weeds around facilities. Got a goat herd of your own in the area? File under: Side opportunities...

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All snakes want is to cuddle with a warm body — parked or not

Snakes continue to surprise truckers and four-wheelers with their surprise appearances.

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Truckers Against Trafficking receives well-deserved honor

Trucker Bill Brady accepted the Suzanne McDaniel Award for Public Awareness from the Congressional Victims Rights Caucus on behalf of the organization.

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Con-way driver named TCA Highway Angel for reporting suspicious activity, saving woman

Kevin Kimmel of Tavares, Fla., a driver for Con-way Truckload of Joplin, Mo., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association.

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Aaron Tippin ’25’: Overdrive’s talk with the songwriter/former trucker

Catch a few samples from new Tippin tracks and hear the artist reflect on what trucking and truckers have meant to his 25-year music career, attendant to release of his new '25' double CD.

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‘Her and the memories’: Owner-op’s 1981 Kenworth W900

"The truck is gone,” owner-operator Jerry Martin says of his first KW. "But I still go the best part of it — her (his wife) and the memories!”

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Alert! Goat on the turnpike bridge!

Taking toll evasion to new heights, two goats caused quite a stir when they crossed an OK Turnpike bridge over the weekend, captured in this photo.

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Former ‘Biggest Loser’ offers health program for drivers

Former NBC "Biggest Loser" contestant Pete Thomas has teamed up with Trucking Moves America Forward and Pilot Flying J to offer a health program for professional drivers.

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‘88 Mike’ takes home win in first ChampTruck race weekend: Photos, crash video and more from the races

Nashville-based Mack technician Mike Morgan won the first-ever Meritor ChampTruck World Series race this weekend in Millville, N.J., where the series’ inaugural race weekend hit the New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Photos: ChampTruck’s 100-mph truck race action kicks off at New Jersey Motorsports Park

The first-ever Meritor ChampTruck World Series race takes place this weekend at the New Jersey Motorsports Park, where 10 Class 8 truck racers will square off in 100-mph road course action in four heats and one main event.

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