Life

Truckin’ hearts: Tips to keep yours healthy and happy

Heed these tips to keep your ticker working like it should.

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Tennessee troopers jump in trucks to catch texters

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has taken to trucks to spot car, pickup and minivan drivers violating day-to-day rules like not wearing a seatbelt and texting while driving.

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New Mexico haven ‘like heaven’

The Crossroads Family Restaurant in Logan, N.M., is worth a stop -- if for nothing more than the outgoing personality of its owner, Jimmy Liles.

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Health tip: Take a health assessment

Take the American Heart Association's health assessment, My Life Check, to figure out exactly what you can do to improve heart health and lose weight.

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Behind the scenes with Lisa Kelly

A couple weeks ago, as the Mid-America Trucking Show was winding down in Louisville, my friends at Volvo Trucks grabbed me in the media room and asked if I’d be interested in doing an exclusive interview with Ice Road Trucker star Lisa Kelly as she test-drove a Volvo VN tractor. Volvo was helping Lisa spread the word on WorldTrucker – a website and app designed as sort of social media/travel resource for truck drivers -- and this ...

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Voting opens for Overdrive’s Most Beautiful contest

An Iraqi war veteran, a cancer survivor and a former police officer are among the nearly 80 smart, tough, independent women who have entered Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest.

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Topical pain relief

Reunion Fast Acting Intense Spot Relief is an all-natural, topical pain relief medication that quickly relieves pain and stress caused by nerve or muscle discomfort.

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Health tip: Cut down on salt

Too much salt can make you feel bloated and contributes to high blood pressure.

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Caffeine use reduces crash risk for truck drivers, says study

A study done in New South Wales and Australia on about 1,000 truck drivers concludes that using caffeine reduces crash risk by about 63 percent.

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Exclusive: In-cab video interview with ‘Ice Road’ star Lisa Kelly

Overdrive executive editor Jack Roberts took a drive with "Ice Road Truckers" star Lisa Kelly, where she talked equipment preferences, IRT, her animals her pet-peeves.

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