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Weaver of tales, some of them true

Anybody familiar with an ol' boy running out of Arkansas, name of Bill Weaver? He's usually got a guitar with him, and last I saw him, he was hauling Ranger boats with a Freightliner cabover, in and out of Flippin, Arkansas.

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‘Slow Down’: More near misses caught on dashcam

A video compilation of near misses from the truck drivers field of view, from the folks at the 'Real American Trucker' Facebook page.

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Video: Behind the ‘Stars, Stripes and White Lines’ music video shoot

Run through some of the scenes last week Sunday, September 25, out at the Joplin, Mo., Petro, where one special convoy was staged for what is a special song from trucker/singer-songwriter Tony Justice. And meet many of the 14 drivers, many military veterans, who participated.

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‘Ice Road Truckers’ rivals join forces in latest episode

Darrell Ward and Lisa Kelly were called on by former employer and rival Mark Kohaykewych to assist Todd Dewey and Steph Custance with a lot of freight that needed to be moved over an ice road that had already been closed for a week.

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Stunning New Mexico military tribute tanker from owner-operator Grant Maxey

During the shooting of film footage for the upcoming Tony Justice “Stars, Stripes and White Lines” video, we had the pleasure and honor of running with Grant Maxey and the 1988 Heil tanker he's had painted with a stunning tribute to the veterans of America.

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Most dynamic interior award: Steve Hurley’s classic 1987 Peterbilt 359

Unique license plate floorboards

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Video: Overdrive’s Most Beautiful Brita Nowak talks tough times, more at GATS

Nowak charmed everyone with her frankness about her breast cancer journey and her passion for all things trucking.

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Drivers face deteriorating roads in latest ‘Ice Road Truckers’ episode

Last week's episode of "Ice Road Truckers" showed drivers encountering some tough situations on quickly deteriorating roads.

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NTSB releases eye-witness account of plane crash that killed ‘Ice Road Trucker’ Darrell Ward

Ward was a passenger in a Cessna 182D that had taken off from Missoula International Airport and crashed about 45 minutes later near the small Rock Creek Airport alongside I-90 in Clinton, Mont. The NTSB says it may take up to a year to know the cause of the crash.

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Truckin’ Runners Virtual 5K Oct. 24-30 to benefit St. Christopher fund

The event, providing a "virtual" twist on the traditional 5K (3.1-mile) road race, is in its third year from the increasingly active Truckin' Runners Facebook group for mutual support/encouragement in member efforts to keep active on the road.

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