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Overdrive’s Truckers Tools offers easy access to FMCSA registry of med examiners

In line with the effective date of the federal rule requiring drivers to see an FMCSA-approved medical examiner for DOT physicals, Overdrive has released in its Trucker Tools smartphone app a new function to help drivers find medical examiners based on their location and via search.

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Great GATS Giveaway: Register for chance to win hotel stay, pre-paid credit card for Dallas show

The Great American Trucking Show is giving away to three pre-registered attendees various prizes, including free hotel stays, pre-paid credit cards, VIP passes, meals and more.

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Long Haul Survivor benefit totals announced

May 17, the raffle winner, Brittany Dunigan, picked up the rig in Iowa, and it was revealed the rig raised a grand total of $142K on its yearlong fund-raising tour.

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If the home is a castle, what about the truck?

So-called "castle law" explored.

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A spare tire walks into a bar…

George and Wendy take a trip to the beach for the first in a long time -- look in the mirror says, time to gear up for a weight-loss initiative; you can help their success, and your own!

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Forgetting a parking place and other highway goofups

If you've forgotten where your truck is parked, you’ve got something in common with most four-wheelers.

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Singer Lindsay Lawler starts four-month truck stop tour next week

Country singer and Highway Angel spokesperson Lindsay Lawler will begin her second Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour on May 21. The tour covers more than 10 states and lasts until late September.

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More trucking tunes — and a cheeseburger

Catch Bill Weaver's "Ode to a Peterbilt" in video, likewise the 'Monkey Gouger' cheeseburger, named for owner-operator Jimmy Ardis, at the Manning, S.C., TA location.

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

Shell’s SuperRigs show takes place this week in Charlotte, N.C.

The annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be held May 15-17 at the zMax Dragway adjacent to the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.

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Can you sing? Prove it in talent contest

The Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search, sponsored by Chevron Delo, is looking for truckers who love to sing. Submissions will be accepted through May 26.

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