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PC-Miler with hours manager

ALK Technologies introduction of the hours manager into PC-Miler software allows for better small fleet back-office planning around required breaks, among top problems with the hours of service recently identified by Overdrive readers.

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Changing tires the old-fashioned way: ‘A Trucker’s Tale,’ part 3

Part 3 excerpting Ed Miller's "A Trucker's Tale" memoir: "It is a wonder my brothers and I didn't get killed changing tires while we were young."

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Fit for the Road 5K run/walk to be held at GATS

A Fit for the Road 5K run/walk will be held at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 7 a.m.

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Learning to become a truck driver — and to cuss like one: ‘A Trucker’s Tale,’ part 2

Part 2 excerpting Ed Miller's "A Trucker's Tale" memoir: "Tt seemed that every grown man used several cuss words in every sentence. I practiced to myself enough that I could cuss with the best of them before I was out of elementary school. ..."

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‘A Trucker’s Tale,’ part 1: Excerpting a memoir-in-progress from Ed Miller

I'm out of office taking a little R&R this week in my onetime hometown of Chicago with some old friends and family. Good news is former trucker Ed Miller of Baltimore, Md., has written a memoir of his trucking days that he's been kind enough to allow us to excerpt here. Miller will be taking over this space today, Thursday and Saturday, so tune back in for further installments in the coming days. Miller's also been ...

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Overdrive names winner in 2015 Most Beautiful contest

Joanne Fatta hauls produce full time for Sunrise Transport while helping train new drivers. She was chosen from more than 80 nominees.

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ChampTruck returns to action July 4 weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway

The Meritor ChampTruck World Series returns to action next weekend for two days of Independence Day action at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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The Cowboy Way — nothing goes to waste

A former produce hauler and his brother's mission to feed the needy with surplus vegetables, Food Cowboy, launches its app to connect truckers to food pantries.

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

GATS to offer free health screenings at new Health and Wellness Pavilion

This year at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on Aug. 27-29, a variety of free health screenings will be offered at the Landstar Fit for the Road Health and Wellness Pavilion.

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Brad Kuhn presents ‘A 4-minute ride with a truck driver’

"How about a little credit for the accidents that we avoid?" asks Brad Kuhn with this collection of near misses. "I think law enforcement needs to crack down on aggressive driving around trucks."

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