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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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Worst case trucking scenario: Heart attack while driving

As part of the ongoing 10 Worst Case Trucking Scenarios, what should you do if stricken with a heart attack while driving? Quick tips for those who are curious.

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Easy bobtail getaway: Ky.’s Natural Bridge State Park

Kentucky's Natural Bridge State Park offers hiking, fishing, camping, cozy accommodations and plenty of R&R opportunities amid spectacular natural settings.

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Hot sauce

Hot sauce contains capsaicin, a compound that can curb appetite by reducing levels of the hunger-causing hormone ghrelin and by raising levels of the appetite-suppressing hormone GLP-1, according to a study in the European Journal of Nutrition.

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VIDEO: Rolling out with the Great Lakes Convoy for women’s cancers

Watch the convoy -- founded by two proud women, one an owner-operator, in the expediting segment -- roll out in this vid. Bonus: Nick and Jenny Marcu's tribute to cancer fighters.

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The Standout: Mike O’Conner’s ’05 Peterbilt 379

Mike O'Connor upgraded and worked on his truck until he decided it was too nice to work. Now he uses the rig exclusively as a show truck.

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

A working truck at the show booth

Oscar Robledo's 2005 Western Star at the Load One show booth at the Expedite Expo -- Robledo was surprised when he was asked to show the truck there, but ultimately he shouldn't have been, says company president.

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Cellulitis: What it is and how to avoid it

Preventing this skin infection is a simple matter of good skin care -- attending to an infection quickly once it's present, however, can be crucial in preventing development of bigger issues.

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