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Driver retention mobile app company wins Truck Tank

Max Farrell and Andrew Kirpalani, creators of the WorkHound app, won the first-ever Truck Tank competition at the Great American Trucking Show.

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Trucking-parking shortage back in the mainstream — primary safety issue for drivers, says advocate

Speaking from Dallas in an interview with the hosts of the Here & Now National Public Radio-affiliated program, Desiree Wood of Real Women in Trucking detailed the parking issue.

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Goodyear’s Smart Fleet logs strong growth

Membership in Goodyear's Smart Fleet program, which provides discounts and special services to owner-operators, has grown 36 percent in the last 12 months.

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Minimizer shows off tire-mounted work benches, fifth wheel Slick Plate at GATS

Minimizer's showing off the Tandem Bench at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas in this week, which is now back in stock and available through its network of more than 1,000 distributors, along with its Single Wheel Work Bench.

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TiroGage tire pressure monitoring device unveiled

Tiro Technologies unveiled Friday its new tire pressure monitoring technology, TiroGage, at the Great American Trucking Show.

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NG1 TechFlo says it guarantees 10 percent increase in fuel economy

“I’m chasing zero emissions, and we’re doing it mostly through fuel savings,” said NG1 TechFlo Exhaust CTO Dustin Nord. “We work on everything diesel up to Class 8 trucks. We’ve done this through a new theory of fluid dynamics.”

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Love’s adds tire inflation system at 200 locations

Professional drivers across the country now have access to Love’s Travel Stops’ TirePass, a technology that detects potential tire- and wheel-related problems before they occur.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful and Trucker Talent Search finalists honored at Red Eye Radio event

Views of Trucker Talent Search finalists and Overdrive's Most Beautiful winner Joanne Fatta, among others, at the Red Eye Radio post-show event at GATS, day one.

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Photos: Day 1 at the Great American Trucking Show

Views from the show floor on the first day of the 2015 Great American Trucking Show.

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Fitzgerald adds Kenworth Icon 900, Western Star 4900 to glider kit offerings

Fitzgerald Glider Kits announced Aug. 27 it has added the the Kenworth Icon 900 and the Western Star 4900 to its glider kit offerings. The announcement came at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas.

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