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Lost time, money focal point for drivers during second FMCSA sleep apnea listening session

Costs, both time and money, were big topics of conversation during the Federal Motor Carrier Safety and Federal Railroad administrations’ “fact-finding” listening session on sleep apnea/operator safety Tuesday, May 17.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Liberty Fry

With dry van or tanker holding explosives in tow, Fry and her husband, Steve, take their Kenworth everywhere from New Hampshire to Mexico.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Amanda Christina

This tough trucker has overcome cancer and a debilitating back injury.

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Caught on camera: Attempted insurance fraud?

The extreme-brake-check entries are growing in Overdrive’s Dashcam Central repository for reader-submitted and other videos of on-highway events, this one in a center lane on the George Washington Bridge into New York City.

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Make certain drivers aren’t ‘guilty until proven innocent’: Report from FMCSA’s first sleep-apnea listening session

"We need to make sure that the people behind the wheel understand they are not guilty until proven innocent." --Dr. Alan Lankford at FMCSA first apnea listening session. Session 2 is next week in Chicago.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Laura Brooks

The former X-ray technician and her husband earned their CDLs in order to start a new life together.

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Trucking’s Top Rookie nominations open May 16

Nominations for the Mike O'Connell Trucking's Top Rookie award open May 16 and close at 5 p.m. on June 24.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Shannon Blom

Now hauling reefer freight, Blom's experience includes driving school buses and moving expedited freight and large equipment.

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Tipping The Scales: Time To Trade In And Trade Up With Cummins ISX15 SmartAdvantage.

Mother’s Day Convoy shatters world record with 590 trucks

A total of 590 trucks participated in the convoy, which raised money for Make-A-Wish for Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley. The previous Guinness World Record was 416 trucks in a convoy in 2004 in the Netherlands.

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POLL: Ever been tested/treated for sleep apnea?

With two years gone now since drivers were required to utilize a medical examiner of the national registry for med certification, this poll looks at the extent to which apnea testing has grown more common -- or not. Have you ever been tested or treated?

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