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Ken Wettlaufer presents ‘South Fork road train’

"Just letting you Aussies know we can move grain in Ontario, Canada," noted Ken Wettlaufer with this video -- in response to a series of GoPro vids from Australian road trains posted in Dashcam Central by Chris Dinsdale.

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Notes on keeping your fur shiny

"Sometimes, being proactive is hard – but it's worth the investment. Take care of yourselves on the road!" More from Wendy on the benefits of telemedicine and health care generally, despite marked problems.

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‘All the money in the world’ may not be enough to solve trucking’s parking crisis, panelists say

Simply adding more parking spaces, even along busy freight corridors, likely wouldn’t fix the country’s widespread truck parking shortage, said four panelists at a seminar held last week at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

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TA/Petro honors eight truckers with Citizen Driver Awards

MATS 2016

Eight veteran truck drivers were chosen from a record-setting field of 104 entrants to receive TA Petro’s Third Annual Citizen Driver Awards, which were announced Friday, April 1 during a luncheon at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville.

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Dan Lagoon presents four-wheeler’s full 360 in ‘Black ice in Missouri’

"A car did a 360 on the freeway next to me" in January, noted Dan Lagoon in this upload to Overdrive's Dashcam Central repository for reader-submitted vids. Follow the link below to add your own.

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DOT announces truck parking workshop dates

MATS 2016

The Federal Highway Association will be holding fouor workshops this year to discuss the country's truck parking shortage, the agency announced Thursday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

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Iowa 80 announces concert lineup for Walcott Truckers Jamboree

Iowa 80 Truckstop has announced country singers Clare Dunn and Sammy Kershaw will highlight the 2016 Walcott Truckers Jamboree in July.

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Cabover road-train run in Australia with Chris Dinsdale

Multiple views in Dashcam Central of a road-train run with KW cabovers in Australia -- Cameras mounted "on the front, the back, even over the 18-liter Caterpillar 3408."

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Telemedicine: Future for non-emergency care?

Whether you're insured or not for health care, a new relatively affordable telemedicine service geared for truckers and offering 24/7 access to U.S. docs points to the future of non-emergency health care on the road.

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Mid-America Trucking Show takes place this week: How to follow the show on Overdrive

The 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show kicks off at 1 p.m. on Thursday in Louisville, Ky. The show will feature 1,000-plus exhibitors, numerous show trucks, live entertainment and seminars for owner-operators. Overdrive will be covering the show live on social media throughout the week. Here’s how to follow along.

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