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Watch now: Trucker Talent Search contestant videos

This year's contest features 42 drivers who are vying for their chance to sing live at The Great American Trucking Show in August.

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Cody Jackson presents ‘Twin Stickin!’

Cody Jackson shares a little up-close-and-personal video of his prowess with the "Jake brake heaven" that is his 379, with 10-inch stacks and a custom two-stick 18-speed transmission.

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As with most superlatives, ‘best’ is a relative term when it comes to truck stops

Readers responded in numbers to the "Best truck stop ever?" question in last week's Channel 19 post. Find here a bevy of recommendations for quality stops, great restaurants and more.

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Bandit Big Rig Series heads to Alabama this weekend

The race will be held at Montgomery Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 13. The heat races for the Bandit Series will begin at 6:30 p.m. Central with the feature race scheduled for later in the evening.

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Submit your rig to Mack’s 2018 calendar contest

Mack Trucks is accepting submissions and holding a voting contest this month to determine the 12 trucks that will be featured in its 2018 calendar.

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Five Apps for That: Matching book lovers with recordings

These five apps give options to listen to audiobooks, which can help pass the time going down the road.

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Wax on, wax off: Stanch the bleeding

There is at least one trucking reference in this post about Wendy getting her legs waxed (first time ever), promise. "When she ripped the first piece of linen off, I swear I heard a lawnmower start. Soft and dreamy was immediately replaced with..."

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‘Smokey and the Bandit’ returns to big screen for 40th anniversay

It will be shown in about 700 theaters May 21 2-7 p.m. local time and May 24 2-7 p.m. local time.

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‘Queen of the Road’ award winners ‘Bitzy’ Gomez, Dee Sova, Daisey Delaney and others

The Real Women in Trucking nonprofit advocacy organization named its first annual Queen of the Road award winners following a recognition ceremony, Among them was a posthumously-delivered honor to Andriesue "Bitzy" Gomez, a trailblazing female driver from the 1970s on. Gomez passed away in 2015.

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Texas Chevron takes No. 1 truck stop title in Trucker Path app

Trucker Path has named its top 100 truck stops in America for 2017, based on criteria like truck parking, quality of food options, cleanliness, diesel prices and amenities like showers, laundry, repair services, ATMs, WiFi and more.

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