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19 drivers named America’s Road Team Captains

The Volvo-sponsored program is designed to field a team of drivers to represent trucking to the public.

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Dispatcher on board: Heidi Oestreich

Heidi rides full-time on the road with her owner-operator husband, Chris, but she also realizes the special challenges being a trucker's spouse can present back home. She's proprietor of an online community built for truckers' wives.

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Women in Trucking seeking female drivers for Image Team

Women in Trucking (WIT) is seeking qualified female drivers to become a part of their Image Team, the group announced last week. The WIT Image Team will represent the goals of WIT while bringing awareness of the need for more women in the trucking industry and the obstacles that women face, WIT says

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Overdrive, TCA name finalists in Driver of the Year competitions

Six finalists have been announced for the 2014 Driver of the Year competition, produced by the Truckload Carriers Association, Overdrive and TruckersNews.com. The Owner-Operator of the Year and the Company Driver of the Year will be named at TCA's convention in March.

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Rates: Demand on the rise short-term?

And a check-in with owner-operator Jan McCarter on her new Human Trafficking Awareness Project, looking ahead to MATS in March.

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’80s trucker’s struggles, truck hijackings and more hit the big screen in new movie

“A Most Violent Year,” an ex-trucker’s struggle to keep his home heating oil delivery company alive amid truck hijackings and an investigation, opened in theaters Dec. 31.

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Arctic blast hits much of the country

How are you staying warm? Readers answer the question -- and more on where temps are expected to go through the week.

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Truckers’ wives and spouses – the silent voice of the industry

"There's no official 'Drivers' Spouse Appreciation Week,' and rarely do we hear stories of the support they provide, so I'm going to take a quick minute to thank all the trucker's wives, husbands and families for the job they do."

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Driver receives a crash course in CPR — and delivers

In this video, Bison Transport driver Sahasi recounts how he stepped up to the task when other motorists declined to help a woman who had gone into cardiac arrest on the side of the road.

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PHOTO essay: Nashville truck stop caught in the lens

Documentary and fine-art photographer Stacey Irvin's portrait of the downtown Nashville TA is the kind of honest portrait the trucking world could use more of.

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