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VIDEO: Truck racing in Europe

Video of European Class 8 truck racing action from the Czech Republic.

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Low-viscosity oils to be integral in meeting next emissions, mileage targets

Follow news editor James Jaillet on Twitter for live updates from Shell Rotella's tech center in Germany, later in the week including action from a Class 8 truck-racing series.

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Independent hog hauler Maggie Stone named Overdrive’s Most Beautiful

Maggie Stone, an Iowa hog hauler, was named the winner of Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest today at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Celebrity judges picked Stone Friday after meeting with her and finalists Tina Comer and Libby Clayton. The finalists won trips to Dallas and met with show attendees at the Overdrive booth. Stone will be featured in an Overdrive cover story this year. Overdrive launched the contest last spring to highlight professional women drivers who ...

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VIDEO: Tony Justice plays song from album at GATS

At the TA/Petro booth at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Tony Justice took some time to play an acoustic session for attendees. Check out the video below for one of the songs Justice sang from his 'Off the Road' album.

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VIDEO: Meet the 2013 Ride of Pride memorial truck driver

Chuck Ceccaci tells part of his story thus far piloting the 2013 Freightliner Ride of Pride veterans memorial truck.

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Trucker Buddy partners with PeopleNet to provide yearly scholarships

Trucker Buddy International announced at the Great American Trucking Show Aug. 23 it has partnered with telematics company PeopleNet to offer scholarships to six high school graduates each year to use for either college or trade school. The scholarships will be $1,000 each. Three will be awarded to the children or dependents of teachers who are part of the Trucker Buddy program and three scholarships will be awarded to children or dependents of truckers in the ...

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VIDEO: Long Haul Survivor raffle rig in ATHS booth

Eldon Jaeger tells the story of the Long Haul Survivor cancer-benefit 2000 Peterbilt 379, being raffled off with a final drawing in May 2014.

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Peak racers outside GATS main entrance

Views on the Peak Motorsports racer, funny car and hauler as GATS 2013 gets under way in Dallas.

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

Obamacare: Decision upcoming for uninsured operators

An ATBS informational document aims to help uninsured owner-operators make the decision on whether to purchase insurance to satisfy the individual mandate or continue uninsured.

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How old is that story, bro?: Trucking tales, legends, ghosts

"Beware, newbies, you're not the first and you won't be the last to hear about Large Marge....": Wendy Parker on traveling folktales, trucking and roots in European lore.

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