Life

Finalist Michele Pruitt: ‘I think beauty is within’

Pruitt is a self-described “country girl.” She’s usually found wearing her boots, hats and jeans.

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Eating my way South

What happens after a night of boiled peanuts, hush puppies and crab legs drenched in butter -- when you're supposed to be on a weight-loss program...

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Flying OTR with owner-operator Joe Czmiel

Introducing owner-operator Joe Czmiel's FlyOTR.com, offering 12-by-18-inch flags meant to fly from the lock bars on van doors.

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Finalist Kimberly Myers: ‘I am always looking for new challenges’

Myers says she came into trucking later in life, and she is proud of herself and who she has become.

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Truck stop chains pull Maxims with truck ‘serial killer’ ad, TCA encouraging responses

Maxim continued to take heat from the trucking industry over an ad in its current issue that features a truck with the words 'Serial Killer' above it. Maxim has apologized and is giving free ad space for a pro-trucking ad.

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Trucking through the contestants: Trucker Talent Search

Here find a handy way to stream the lot of our Trucker Talent Search contestants' entries consecutively.

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Why the general public should also know what ‘barratry’ means

A full-page ad in Maxim magazine equating truckers with serial killers spawns an effort to get the magazines removed from retail outlets. A little kudos goes to some truck stops who've joined the effort.

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Video log: A day at the tracks on the European truck racing circuit

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts attended a race in the European truck racing circuit last week in Misano, Italy. While there, he caught up with some of the participants in the race and captured some other sights and sounds at the event.

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Finalist Sonja Morris: ‘I love making others feel good about themselves’

Morris, an owner-operator, has been driving for 11 years and says trucking "completely changed my life for the better."

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Get your 10-cent coffee at Iowa 80 June 4

Iowa 80 Kitchen, the 300-seat full service restaurant in the Iowa 80 Truckstop will be celebrating 50 years in business on June 4, 2014. The restaurant is offering customers an opportunity to order from a special menu insert with 1964 prices.

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