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DOT announces truck parking workshop dates

The Federal Highway Association will be holding fouor workshops this year to discuss the country's truck parking shortage, the agency announced Thursday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

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Iowa 80 announces concert lineup for Walcott Truckers Jamboree

Iowa 80 Truckstop has announced country singers Clare Dunn and Sammy Kershaw will highlight the 2016 Walcott Truckers Jamboree in July.

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Cabover road-train run in Australia with Chris Dinsdale

Multiple views in Dashcam Central of a road-train run with KW cabovers in Australia -- Cameras mounted "on the front, the back, even over the 18-liter Caterpillar 3408."

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Telemedicine: Future for non-emergency care?

Whether you're insured or not for health care, a new relatively affordable telemedicine service geared for truckers and offering 24/7 access to U.S. docs points to the future of non-emergency health care on the road.

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Mid-America Trucking Show takes place this week: How to follow the show on Overdrive

The 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show kicks off at 1 p.m. on Thursday in Louisville, Ky. The show will feature 1,000-plus exhibitors, numerous show trucks, live entertainment and seminars for owner-operators. Overdrive will be covering the show live on social media throughout the week. Here’s how to follow along.

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Two drivers named Outstanding Trucker Buddies

Michael Rexford, a driver for Regal Services, and Dean Coffman, a driver for Holland Enterprises, were announced as recipients of the award.

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Fitzgerald Gliders to sponsor Team Penske NASCAR Mustang, Bristol-held Xfinity series race

Fitzgerald Glider Kits announced March 17 it will sponsor the No. 22 Ford Mustang in NASCAR's Xfinity Cup series for four races this season. It also announced it will be the titles sponsor of the Bristol Motor Speedway Xfinity series race, now set to be called the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300.

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New Love’s locations open in Texas, Kansas, Missouri

Love's Travel Stops has announced the opening of three new locations in Midland, Texas, Scott City, Kan., and Sikeston, Mo.

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Stories from the road

The night Bret Michaels' t-shirt was hijacked -- and other truck-show-told tales to best those passed around the Counter of Knowledge.

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CAT Scale adds Comdata as payment option in Weigh My Truck app

Drivers can now use their Comdata cards to pay at a CAT scale using the Weigh My Truck app.

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