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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Shannon Blom

Now hauling reefer freight, Blom's experience includes driving school buses and moving expedited freight and large equipment.

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Trucker files motion asking Supreme Court to take up ELD lawsuit

Following a legal motion made last month by a Swift company driver, the Supreme Court is scheduled to make a decision this week on whether it may hear OOIDA's lawsuit against the DOT's ELD mandate.

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ELDs on the market today

This most recent update to Overdrive's August 2015-published comparison chart offers quick looks at more than 20 electronic logging device providers on or entering the market.

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Trucker suspected of murdering fellow trucker in road rage incident still on the loose in Florida

Witnesses told the Florida Highway Patrol that around 1:50 p.m. a bearded man driving an orange, early-to-mid 2000 Freightliner with a white trailer pulled up alongside another semi-tractor trailer, bumped into it and then shot the driver who veered off the road and crashed in the woods.

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Goodyear rolls out mid-tier steer, drive, trailer tires

The first products in Goodyear's new, mid-tier Marathon line, the Marathon LHS, Marathon LHD and Marathon LHT offer long tire life, plus SmartWay-verified fuel efficiency and a high degree of traction, the company says.

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Trucking added 700 jobs in April

The for-hire trucking industry added 700 jobs in the month of April, according to preliminary figures reported by the Department of Labor.

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Fireworks haulers request amendment to Independence Day HOS exemption

The American Pyrotechnics Association requested that four carriers be removed from the exemption and four carriers be added to the exemption, which was granted by FMCSA last year, keeping the total at 51 carriers.

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POLL: Ever been tested/treated for sleep apnea?

With two years gone now since drivers were required to utilize a medical examiner of the national registry for med certification, this poll looks at the extent to which apnea testing has grown more common -- or not. Have you ever been tested or treated?

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Bendix hits sales milestone with Electronic Stability Control systems

Bendix has announced it has delivered more than 450,000 Electronic Stability Program systems since the system's introduction in 2005.

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Victim, shooter identified in Knight Transportation shooting

Two people have been killed and another injured in a workplace shooting at a Knight Transportation terminal in Katy, Texas, according to a report from Houston NBC affiliate KPRC2.

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