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Choking! Handling throat clog while driving

What's a driver to do if suddenly something he or she is eating gets hung up in the throat and prevents breathing? Here are some tips.

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Missing Truck Driver Alert Network finds helpful fleet partner

When Kari and Lee Fisher joined the Lightning Logistics fleet, they found no small measure of support from fleet co-owner Joe Hammerslough and others there.

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‘Super Trucks’ collector cards to be handed out at CAT Scales

Drivers who weigh on a CAT scale will soon begin receiving Super Trucks collector cards when they weigh in, the company announced this week.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist: Libby Clayton

Meet Libby Clayton, finalist for Overdrive’s Most Beautiful Contest, who will be appearing at the Great American Trucking Show along with finalists Tina Comer and Maggie Stone.

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Health tip: Organic ketchup

Organic ketchup is loaded with lycopene, an antioxidant that can lower the risk for cardiovascular disease.

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VIDEOS, PICS: Western Stars at N.Y. truck pull

Ralph Dineen Jr. and son came out on top of the competitive truck pull at the Broome County Fair in Whitney Point, N.Y. Vids and a gallery of photos of their run here.

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How to truck through a Volcano

What if you were suddenly driving through a volcanic eruption? In the fifth installment of the Worst Case Trucking Scenarios, Overdrive examines just that.

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Hijacked! What to do when your rig’s been taken over

A crazed bandit has you at bay and has your rig under his control. What should you do? Here are some pointers.

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Caught in a tornado: What’s a driver to do?

What happens if you're about to cross paths with a tornado while driving? Quick advice on handling a twister on the road.

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Submerged! What to do if you and your truck get plunged

What if you suddenly found yourself — in your truck — sinking in water? Here's what to do if you and your rig are submerged.

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