Sleep apnea research: Truck operators must spend average of $1,200 for testing when apnea suspected

In wake of three federal listening sessions, ATRI's driver survey on apnea drops data on high costs. New data from readers also show the incidence of screening, testing and treatment has continued to rise in recent years.

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Truckers to FMCSA: Make sure medical examiners are on same page relative to sleep apnea

“FMCSA should get out of the medical field and leave it to the doctors,” Curl said. “Doctors should be the only ones deciding if drivers are fit to be on the road.”

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Jeanie Ozment

Jeanie Ozment, Overdrive's Most Beautiful 2016 top 10, OMB

Ozment operates a 1996 Peterbilt 378, which she keeps in tip-top shape and looking brand new.

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She Drives Trucks newsletter to serve women drivers

She Drives Trucks, a weekly newsletter produced by the editorial team of Truckers News, launches today to serve the female company drivers and owner-operators who make up 6 percent of the U.S. driver workforce. She Drives will address the unique issues women face on the road, including personal safety, health concerns and the best driving jobs for women.

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Back in Time Tour 2016 continues

After loading up in Kansas City, Todd Campbell and Kevin Young of Knox Transportation hit the back roads in two cabovers bound for Oregon last week, and haven't looked back since. Scenes from the run here.

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Shippers need to play a greater role in country’s parking crisis, OOIDA and ATA reps say

“The city and state tell us how many handicap spaces we have to have. Every shipper or receiver facility that accepts and receives trucks needs to bear some kind of responsibility. How do we get there? We’re raising the issue now.”

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Brita Nowak

Brita Nowak, Overdrive's Most Beautiful 2016 top 10, OMB

Nowak is multilingual and has an economics degree that she says helps her operate her business profitably.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Keeli Rene Kennedy

Keeli Rene Kennedy, Overdrive's Most Beautiful 2016 top 10, OMB

Kennedy drives team with her husband through the Alaskan Highway operating in brutal winter conditions.

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Way-back machine: Never-before-seen footage at Overdrive’s late-’70s New Jersey diesel drag races

U.K.-based Andy Harris' late 1970s short film on U.S. trucking, via Overdrive's Englishtown, N.J., truck drag racing event, provides a clear window back in time, including a glimpse of Overdrive's founder. Watch the film here -- recognize anyone?

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Kristen Kudlic

Kristen Kudlic, Overdrive's Most Beautiful 2016 top 10, OMB

A serious motocross accident in 2009 left Kudlic with a broken back and paralysis from the waist down.

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