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‘Ice Road Truckers’ wraps up 9th season

History Channel’s Ice Road Truckers wrapped up its ninth season Sunday as the wilderness roads of northern Canada thawed, lakes melted, and the truckers who crossed them went home, writes Overdrive sister site’s Truckers News Editor David Hollis in his weekly recap.

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‘Virtual 5K’ in the offing Oct. 26-31 from the Truckin’ Runners group

This "virtual" twist on the 5K competitive run requires no fee to register -- and "get this," notes organizer Jon Narron of Truckin' Runners, to participate it doesn't matter where you are next week.

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Podcast: Tony Justice passes 50,000 records sold, at work on third album in Nashville

In the Overdrive Radio podcast, Justice details sessions ongoing for the new record, tentatively titled "Brothers of the Highway" and to feature a duet with Aaron Tippin on the title track.

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Annual list of top 10 trucking industry concerns released: Hours of service, CSA, parking highlight

The American Transportation Research Institute has released its Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry for 2015, the organization’s annual ranking of the top 10 concerns in the trucking industry.

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Overdrive Trucker Talent Search winner Nate Moran guesting at Lawler tour finale

Lindsay Lawler headlines the Oct. 29 performance at the downtown Nashville TA Petro, part of the third-annual Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour.

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FMCSA initiates potential sleep apnea rulemaking, report shows; e-log, speed limiters still in queue

FMCSa has started work on a potential rule that would set up screening and treatment requirements for drivers who by definition are at risk for obstructive sleep apnea.

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The votes are in: Here are the five finalists in the Truckers’ Choice Pride & Polish voting contest

As part of Overdrive's celebration of the 25th anniversary of Pride & Polish, we're holding a months-long voting contest featuring the 20 Pride & Polish National Champions from the last five years. Here are the five finalists produced in the first round of voting.

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How to get covered through the health insurance exchanges

How to access assistance navigating the health-insurance exchanges enable by the Affordable Care Act. The 2015-16 open enrollment period runs from Nov. 1 to Jan. 31.

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‘Obamacare, round three’ kicks off with open enrollment Nov. 1

As insurance exchanges start the third annual open enrollment period Nov. 1, owner-operators have one last chance to avoid fines that are getting stiffer in 2017 for not carrying health insurance.

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Four more rigs qualify for ‘15-’16 Pride & Polish championship

Four more show trucks and their owners earned their way into the Pride & Polish National Championship finals this weekend at the PDI Truck Show & Dyno Event Pride & Polish, held Oct. 11-12 in St. George, Utah, at PDI headquarters.

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