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Music over 3 million+ miles: Trucker Talent Search finalist Don Whatley

In this podcast interview with Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley, driver-songwriter Don Whatley details the near 4 million miles he's spent behind the wheel, never a guitar far his fingers over a half-century of music.

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Suicide by truck, Part 1: Highway suicides test driver response, imprint horrific memories

Stories of truckers recounting their experiences and the emotional distress following suicidal pedestrians and four-wheelers who use moving trucks as an instrument of suicide.

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Michael Kimball presents ‘Last minute decision.’

Another accident averted by Michael Kimball: "It happens every day -- someone decides they don't want to exit so they jerk it back on the highway without looking in the mirror."

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National Truck Driving Championships to be held next week in St. Louis

More than 400 top professional truck drivers from across the country will descend on St. Louis next week for the 78th annual Super Bowl of Safety.

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Looking forward to a musical good time: Trucker Talent Search finalist Paul Marhoefer

In this podcast interview with Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley, driver and songwriter Paul Marhoefer, 55, of Indiana, stresses the "good time" any performing musician ought to provide for his audience.

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Is there a trucker you love? We want to hear about it

Overdrive's sister publication Truckers News has opened nominations for the i Luv My Trucker contest.

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Monday round-up: 15L option in the making for Cat trucks, another ‘ghost fleet’ debuts

Interesting news bits in a Jack Roberts interview with Caterpillar about its split with Navistar on Cat trucks. And: Tip on the new "Ghost Fleet" novel war-gaming a near-future China-U.S. conflict, techno-thriller style.

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Michael Kimball presents ‘Pickup driver pulls out without looking.’

Says operator Kimball of this video: "This guy was talking to someone standing on the sidewalk and pulled right out in front of me, without looking. I stopped so close to him that I thought we might have traded paint." What happened next? Find out here...

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GATS Beer Garden making inaugural appearance

New to the Great American Trucking Show this year is the GATS Beer Garden, which will feature a different local brewery each day.

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Ice Road Truckers season 9 debuts Sunday

The new, ninth season of the long-running series follows a cast of new and familiar faces on far-Manitoba ice roads, debuting this Sunday on the History Channel at 9 p.m. EDT.

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