Life

Holiday trucking tunes from drivers Bill Weaver, Tony Justice

It's Thanksgiving -- what better time to share a couple Christmas tunes of considerably different hues by hardworking drivers Bill Weaver and Tony Justice.

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Ulcers: When to say when

Knowing when to say when is important. A constant, aggravating pain that resembles hunger pangs is one extremely prevalent symptom of ulcers -- more here on effective diagnosis, treatment.

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Big rig hits snow bank avoiding dump truck — Could trucker have prevented it?

Truck driver John Doe swerved to the right and into a snow bank to avoid a dump truck who had dipped into his lane and was coming right at him. Could he have prevented the accident?

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Hog heaven: Overdrive’s Most Beautiful winner tackles tough niche with a big smile

Owner-operator and livestock hauler Maggie Stone was named the winner of Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest in August. Here's her story, detailing her one-truck operation — MissFit Trucking — her outlook on life and her work in charity.

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What are you thankful for, driver?

As part of a Thanksgiving-related story package, we wanted to share with your driver, owner-operator and small fleet colleagues what others like them are giving thanks for this season.

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TCA, Pilot team up with Wreaths Across America for ‘rolling tribute’

Two trucking industry entities, the Truckload Carriers Association and Pilot Flying J, have teamed up with non-profit Wreaths Across America to form a "rolling tribute" to fallen U.S. veterans.

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Hauling the Capitol Christmas tree with driver Duane Brusseau

We caught up with lead driver Brusseau at the tree's stop in Nashville -- find a brief video, photos of the rig and further reporting here.

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Midnight Rider: 2005 Peterbilt 379

Jerry Kleinsasser of Frankfort, S.D., tore his 2005 Peterbilt 379 to bare frames and rebuilt and customized the truck equipped with a 550-hp Caterpillar and an 18-speed transmission.

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

VIDEO: Former Trucker of the Year on health, success strategies

Checking in with Overdrive 2004 Trucker of the Year Mike Curle -- on recent additions to his toolkit for success.

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How to bring home on the road

While it requires dedication and understanding, and like any family situation, there will be trials and tribulations, having close family ties while being away is absolutely possible.

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