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Ted Cosa’s California close call

When a four-wheeler spun out up ahead on a California highway, Ted Cosa's ABS performed flawlessly at 75K lbs. in what you'll see in his dashcam vid here was a very, very close call.

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Driver named TCA Highway Angel for saving fellow trucker from on-highway fire

Edward Wilcher has been named a TCA Highway Angel for helping another truck driver escape from his burning rig.

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Video: Trailer for Overdrive’s YouTube Channel and a link to subscribe

Do you subscribe to the Overdrive YouTube Channel? See this video as to why you should.

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Calling all female truckers: Overdrive’s 2016 Most Beautiful contest accepting nominations

The deadline to enter Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is Feb. 15.

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Current state of firearm-carry laws for interstate haulers

The complicated answer to a perennial question: "Are CDL drivers (that hold a concealed carry permit) allowed to carry a pistol?"

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CARB exemption, Obamacare deadlines this weekend

Heads-up on two fast-approaching deadlines Jan. 31: 1) Final day to register with and report to the California Air Resource Board for its 1,000-mile low-use exemption. 2) Sunday mark's the end of this year's Obamacare exchange open enrollment.

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Study: More home time and off time boosts driver pay and mileage

A study published this week by driver recruiting and retention firm Stay Metrics reveals that truck operator mileage sees a jump when carriers allow them to take requested time off from work.

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David Stout presents ‘Car loses control in front of my 18-wheeler in Ky.’

Looks like safe speeds in wet conditions saved operator Stout from a potential collision as a four-wheeler lost traction and ended up with its headlights pointed in Stout's direction in the lane ahead.

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Owner-operator couple nominated to be Outstanding Trucker Buddies

Rusty and Shari Ann Fry, owner-operators leased to Landstar, have been nominated to become Outstanding Trucker Buddies through the Trucker Buddy program.

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Michael Kimball presents ‘Another impatient four-wheeler.’

A view from Kimball's dashcam of yet another "impatient four-wheeler passing me on the shoulder in Columbia, Mo."

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