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Kenworth offering rebate on Icon 900 to OOIDA members

Kenworth Truck Company is offering a $1,000 rebate on qualifying purchases of the new Kenworth Icon 900 to members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) during 2015.

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Prime Time: How does an owner-operator win $25,000?

A look, via photos, at Thomas Miller's 2014 Owner-Operator of the Year victory and how he earned it.

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Pavement, striping work on Ohio I-275 at I-74 Thu.-Mon.

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced some lane closures happening at a result of pavement and striping work on Interstate 275 around Cincinnati beginning Thursday, April 23.

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Rewarding owner-operators for safety? FMCSA looking at ‘Beyond Compliance’ incentive program

Incentives proposed by FMCSA include credit on CSA scores, credit on ISS scores and fewer roadside inspections.

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POLL: If any, what weigh station bypassing system do you use?

Whether the longstanding PrePass or NorPass systems or newer Drivewyze (or none at all), which system is in your truck? Vote in the poll here and sound off on system utility in the comments.

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RoadPro launches premium jerky

The RoadPro Family of Brands is launched new beef jerky, and a revised line of power inverters is set for May 1, said Chuck White, vice president of brands and marketing.

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Big rig race series ChampTruck starts this week with inaugural race in New Jersey

Roughly a dozen Class 8 trucks will hit the New Jersey Motorsports Park speedway this week for an action-packed weekend of races and more as the Meritor ChampTruck World Series kicks off its inaugural season.

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FMCSA still looking for truck operators to participate in 34-hour restart study

FMCSA is still on the prowl for drivers who regularly use a 34-hour hours-of-service restart in their workweek, the agency announced this week, as part of its research into comparing 2013 hours-of-service stipulations to those prior.

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Are All-Makes Parts Right For You?

Camaraderie on the road: Where did it go?

Voices on driver-to-driver camaraderie -- "pay it forward, you never go wrong." And: A mailbag podcast rounding up reader reactions to the dismissal of one owner-operator's obstruction of justice case.

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Overdrive names top 10 in Most Beautiful contest

The semifinalists were voted to the top from a field of 86 women.

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