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Mike Ryan uninjured after dramatic crash at Pike’s Peak

Class 8 stunt man and racer Mike Ryan narrates his June 26 crash at Pike's Peak: "I left the edge of the road running close to 60 mph and flew about 50 feet into the tree tops...."

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‘Perfect storm’ for driver issues afoot?

In the words of driver Allen Smith: "with all that has just happened in just the last 3 weeks, we have the momentum and leverage needed to encourage the FMCSA to listen intently, while everything is out on the table from all sides."

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Overdrive announces winner of female-trucker contest

Emily Weymouth of Charlton, Mass., hauls motor oil, transmission fluid and other lubricants for Dennison Lubricants.

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Carriers’ crystal ball: Fleets using driver performance data more than ever

Fleets have long used performance data in driver scorecards to help identify and address problems. Now, with the help of companies that specialize in predictive analytics, fleets are trying to head problems off before they happen.

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In-cab diesel fumes — separating carbon monoxide fact from fiction

Do diesel fumes contain sufficient carbon-monoxide levels to poison humans if exposed in confined spaces?

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If you didn’t think there was a truck-show season…

Think again. With Pride & Polish action heating up June 26 in Wisconsin, here's a heads-up on a couple regional events occurring over the next several weeks.

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Rookie driver to win $10,000, other prizes

Friday, June 27, is the deadline for entering the Mike O’Connell Memorial Trucking's Top Rookie contest, which awards $10,000 to the winner.

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Rush Truck Centers discounts via NASCAR partnership

With Tony Stewart taking the wheel of the No. 14 Rush Trucker Centers NASCAR car this weekend, all 106 locations will offer a 14 percent discount up to $150 on parts, service labor and racing merchandise today through Monday, June 30.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

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Don’t make me write you into my fictional story

"Sometimes, sleeping on the road is hard."

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Trucker-cycler Scott Grenerth relocates: To Grain Valley

A walk through memory of recent years following the day I met Grenerth running on a Nashville road with Jasmine "Jazzy" Jordan in 2010; Grenerth is now OOIDA's regulatory affairs director.

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