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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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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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Showing off at GATS: Tina Comer and a classic custom Kenworth

David Schnautz’s 1981 Kenworth W900A serves as the backdrop for 2013 Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Tina Comer, who hauls logs for Comer Trucking, owned with her husband, Robert.

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Young singer preaches an offbeat ‘Truck Stop Gospel’

“In ‘Truck Stop Gospel,’ his narration is so astute it's impossible to tell what side he's on — not that it matters,” writes reviewer Kim Ruehl.

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Driver makes Truckers Against Trafficking message his own

Timothy Coon's powerful video message about why more drivers should actively support the goal of Truckers Against Trafficking.

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The yardstick method of driver training

Jimmy Ardis tells the funny story of how he learned to drive -- his uncle rapping his knuckles with a yardstick from the sleeper whenever he jammed a gear too quickly -- toward a serious focus on the need to more robust mentoring industrywide.

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Delo, Cummins sponsor 2013 Ram 2500 prizes for two top truckers

One Owner-Operator of the Year finalist and one Company Driver of the Year finalist will win a 2013 Ram 2500 next month in the annual contest produced by the Truckload Carriers Association and Overdrive.

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