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‘Most Beautiful’ winner speaks on the ‘beautiful women’ on the roads today

This open letter comes from Maggie Stone, named Overdrive's Most Beautiful in 2013. The current iteration of the contest is accepting nominations through March 20.

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When a Hummingbird just isn’t enough

Overdrive's Wendy Parker on competitive fishing, side-scan sonar technology, and more: "I have a theory that all things lead back to the trucking industry, in one way or another."

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For your dining (or building) pleasure

George's choice in Clif Bars, if he can't swing a Cloud Cake: “I would like the one that doesn't taste like drywall, please.”

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Highway Angel recalls life-threatening wreck

An icy road in Texas proved to be plenty dangerous when Thomas Colston, driving for Frito-Lay, witnessed a pickup truck fly out of control.

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Matty Marie: Farm equipment hauling 379

Strickland, who primarily hauls bins and farming equipment for the alfalfa seed industry, says he named his truck Matty Marie because "I name everything," he says.

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Keller-sponsored musher pulls out another Iditarod win

Dallas Seavey broke the all-time duration record with a big win in the Alaskan Iditarod race this week.

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Owner-operator Matt Hopkins tells the story of his February Aconcagua ascent

Climbing in part to raise awareness and money for the Truckers Against Trafficking organization, Hopkins was within "2,800 vertical feet" of the Argentinean summit, at an altitude of 20,000 feet, he says, when he and another climber in his party made the decision to turn back.

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Country star John Anderson to play Iowa 80 show in July

John Anderson will perform at the 35th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree on Friday, July 11, at 7 p.m at the Iowa 80 Truckstop.  The concert is sponsored by Mobil Delvac. The 35th annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, will be held July 10-12, 2014, at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa. The 2014 Walcott Truckers Jamboree will the annual feature a Super Truck beauty contest, antique truck display, Iowa pork chop cookout, Trucker Olympics, carnival games, live ...

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Operator tops hill, slams jackknifed flatbedder — Could he have prevented it?

Truck driver John Doe topped a hill in the middle of a snow storm then crashed into a jackknifed rig in the middle of the road. Could he have prevented the accident?

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New Tony Justice interview, showcase vid from Christopher Fiffie

Fiffie's work combines rolling shots and other footage with interviews and music as well, a perfect fit for singer-songwriter Justice as a subject. Take a look at it here.

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