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Love’s kicks off campaign to raise money for children’s hospitals

Love’s Travel Stops kicked off its annual campaign Tuesday to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

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Renegade trucker’s ’00 W900L, with full YouTube episode detailing haul

This blue 2000 Kenworth W900L is owned and operated by Livingston, Montana, resident Nick Richards, who uses the rig to haul heavy equipment and ag machinery for his Renegade Trucking Inc. More on the haul here, including a full YouTube webisode.

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Mariners-themed Kenworth to help raise money for children’s literacy program

A Kenworth T880 52-inch sleeper truck with a special Seattle Mariners theme will be part of a Paccar fundraising effort outside Safeco Field in support of the Page Ahead Children’s Literacy Program in Seattle.

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Food Cowboy grows ways to reduce waste

The Food Cowboy group, founded by a produce hauler, continues to grow unique ways to alleviate waste and hunger in the United States, with new developments and liaisons strengthening the mission.

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Joanne’s Journey: Overdrive’s Most Beautiful winner overcomes hurdles to set a standard for trucking’s image

“You are the most beautiful trucker I’ve ever seen,” said a bashful driver to Joanne Fatta while they were fueling at a truck stop. Fatta laughed and asked him when he had last seen a woman trucker. He couldn’t recall. Fatta says being able to play a small part in redefining the stereotype truck driver image, through coverage in trucking and mainstream media, is one reason she’s so honored to have won Overdrive’s Most Beautiful contest, now ...

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AxleOutPro ups the ante for Trucker Talent Search participants — and a new Keith Sampson vid

The winner of the talent search will receive a professional recording and video production care of AxleOutPro, much like 2014 winner Keith Sampson's own work on his new video/song, released here.

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Learn healthy habits while attending GATS

To help truck drivers develop ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle, the 2015 Great American Trucking Show features the Landstar Fit For the Road Health and Wellness Pavilion.

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National Coalition on Truck Parking formed, results of Jason’s Law parking study released

DOT reps and stakeholder groups have signed a pledge of commitment to a newly created National Coalition on Truck Parking.

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New ways to follow Overdrive: Find us on Instagram, Snapchat, Periscope

Overdrive invites you to follow us on Instagram, Snapchat and Periscope.

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Michigan woman allegedly stealing from truckers at truck stops

The Washtenaw County Sherriff’s office near Ann Arbor, Michigan is warning truckers that a woman has been sneaking into truck cabs and stealing items while the drivers are asleep inside.

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