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VIDEO: Long Haul Survivor raffle rig in ATHS booth

Eldon Jaeger tells the story of the Long Haul Survivor cancer-benefit 2000 Peterbilt 379, being raffled off with a final drawing in May 2014.

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Peak racers outside GATS main entrance

Views on the Peak Motorsports racer, funny car and hauler as GATS 2013 gets under way in Dallas.

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Obamacare: Decision upcoming for uninsured operators

An ATBS informational document aims to help uninsured owner-operators make the decision on whether to purchase insurance to satisfy the individual mandate or continue uninsured.

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How old is that story, bro?: Trucking tales, legends, ghosts

"Beware, newbies, you're not the first and you won't be the last to hear about Large Marge....": Wendy Parker on traveling folktales, trucking and roots in European lore.

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Health walk, blood drive hosted at GATS

The TSG hosts its annual health walk at GATS beginning 11 a.m. Friday at the TA Petro booth -- find Friday and Saturday times for the blood drive at the TSG booth here.

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A rare glimpse into the trucking lifestyle

Photographer Kim Reierson's work appears in the book "Eighteen" and Overdrive's new trucker appreciation video.

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Video log: Tagging along with a 10 mpg owner-operator

Overdrive Equipment Editor is riding from Alabama to Dallas with owner-operator Henry Albert, and the two are aiming to average 10 mpg during the course of the trip in Albert's Freightliner Cascadia Evolution.

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Rescue video: Driver recounts his response to trapped man

Dart Transit owner-operator Brandon Walker was on an icy highway when he came upon a two-vehicle wreck near Omaha, Neb. One vehicle was on fire, from which he pulled a motorist to safety.

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Big Red: ’05 Kenworth W900L

Danny Eversole, of Crockett, Va., hauls canoes and kayaks with his 2005 Kenworth W900L, equipped with a 625-hp Caterpillar and an 18-speed transmission.

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‘Killer Truckers’ TV special on re-air

On bright spot in the special about the FBI's Highway Serial Killings Initiative is that it delved farther into on-highway crime -- that against truckers, and trucking advocates' efforts to tamp down human trafficking.

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