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Nomination period opens for 2018 Citizen Driver Awards

The Citizen Driver Awards recognize drivers who exhibit good citizenship, safety, community involvement, health and wellness and leadership.

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Colin Young presents: Another high-speed shoulder pass

"It's absolutely amazing to me how many fourwheelers will pass a rig on the shoulder at high speed"... Another shoulder pass from the dashcam of trucker Colin Young . . . .

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Overdrive announces Trucker Talent Search finalists

The singing contest finals, emceed by trucker and recording artist Tony Justice, will be held on Aug. 25 at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

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Things you might not know about sleep apnea

An oral appliance treatment by Dr. James Metz of Columbus, Ohio, is an alternative to CPAP therapy that will be effective for some in treating apnea. More about the condition here.

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POLL: Is/was your father involved in trucking?

To what extent is trucking passed down father-to-son over the generations? In the poll, in advance of Father's Day this weekend, we want to know whether your father is/was a trucker in any capacity, whether a driver/O-O, fleet owner or something else?

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Four generations of fathers, sons power Penn.-based R.W. Smith Trucking

With Father's Day coming up, a question: Is/was your father involved in trucking, too? And: A guest profile of and "salute to a company "that’s been led for 85 years by successive generations of fathers and sons," Penn.-based R.W. Smith Trucking. 

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Rolling Strong to launch health app for truckers

The app provides truckers with health and wellness guidance, along with tracking of meals, exercise, sleep and more.

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Pilot Flying J partners with chef to give drivers more food options

Pilot Flying J has partnered with chef and restaurant owner Tim Love to give truckers more food options at PFJ locations across the country. The company says its goal for its food includes “innovative fresh, made-to-order items” and to provide fresh, quality options for drivers.

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Thursday round-up: HHG hauler Finn Murphy’s excellent memoir, ‘Bear in the air’ makes radio primetime

Hear Truckers News editor David Hollis' podcast talk with household goods hauling owner-operator Finn Murphy about his new memoir, and: Mercy sakes alive, looks like we got ourselves a radio spot!

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FMCSA to study 200 truckers to assess adding split sleeper berth options in hours regs

The agency’s split sleeper berth pilot program seeks to determine the effects split sleeper berth options, such as splits of 5-5, 6-4 and 7-3, would have on drivers. The study’s outcome could dictate whether FMCSA decides to pursue reforms to hours of service regulations.

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