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Health tip: Start the day with eggs

If it’s not even noon and you’re already famished, you’re probably not eating the right food for breakfast.

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Driver shortage: An economist and a recruiter ’round the bar

Owner-operator Jeff Clark, blogging as part of Freightliner's new Team Run Smart initiative, breaks down the driver shortage issue in a crafty way: "An economist and a driver recruiter walk into a bar" and...

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Virtual scavenger hunt

Geocaching can provide mental and physical on-the-road challenge Hours of downtime on the road may be becoming few and far between, but if the chance arises, why not try out a mental and physical challenge? The hobby has been around for a while, but the increased of electronics and smartphones has made the geocaching easier to handle for both beginners and experts. Geocaching is basically a scavenger hunt amongst strangers. Participants use coordinates, GPS devices, and web hosts ...

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Nothing to sneeze at

Get out in front of allergy season with these simple precautions With the weather warming up and flowers beginning to bloom, spring means only one thing to some drivers: allergy season. Take preventive precautions before getting out on the road in order to keep your allergies at bay and enjoy the sunshine. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, the most common allergy triggers include tree, grass, and weed pollen, animal hair, mold spores, and ...

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Video: Cindi Holland wants you to enter our Most Beautiful contest

Owner-operator Cindi Holland talks about her experience on an Overdrive photo shoot and presented a clear message — you should nominate yourself or a friend for the Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest.

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Health tip: Pump iron

The more muscle you have, the more calories you burn.

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Help wanted: Reach out to a fellow driver sidelined by cancer

Driver Melvin Hendershot has been off the road since April 2012, when he was diagnosed with cancer -- his daughter's looking to fellow driver to lift his spirits.

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Pride in your ride, Midwest-style

Meet the project 2000 Peterbilt organizers of the Midwest Pride in Your Ride event, benefiting the American Cancer Society, are raffling off beginning this year.

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

Cookbook for the pro trucker

Roadcookin’: A long haul driver’s guide to healthy eating by Pam Whitfield and Don Jacobson shows how long haul truckers can deal with weight and health issues through food planning.

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Health tip: Fix your own food

Most ready-made snacks are low in vitamins, nutrients, and protein and high in calories, fat, sugar, and sodium.

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