Overdrive Staff

POLL: Where do you stand on gun purchasing restrictions?

Are further restrictions on gun purchasing needed? As debate grows over the issue in the wake of the Florida school shooting, another in a line of massacres, this poll asks for your thoughts on purchasing restrictions, enforcement of existing laws and more.

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Trucker killed by falling electrical conduit in PA Turnpike tunnel

According to the AP report, Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim said the conduit was a large pipe that damaged other vehicles in addition to Sexton’s truck.

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Ron Zimmerman’s 2018 Peterbilt 389

The rig sits on a 280-inch wheelbase and sports an old school Seminole paint scheme with blue pearl and a light gray stripe. Zimmerman hauls Blue Bunny ice cream and eggs out if Iowa in the 2017 Timpte reefer out to California and brings produce back. 

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Highway Justice finale: Brakefield attempts escape, as Ghostrider searches for missing daughter

In the final episode of the Highway Justice series, trucker Brakefield and undercover FBI agent Lena attempt to escape the cab of the truck where they're held hostage, and the mysterious Ghostrider confronts a mob boss about the whereabouts of his daughter.

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Truckers Against Trafficking launches new campaign aimed at eliminating demand for prostitution

The new “Man to Man Campaign” asks truck drivers one question – “why don’t you purchase commercial sex?” The answers to that questions from truckers are the forefront of the campaign and will be used on TAT’s website, on social media pages and on banners at speaking engagements across the U.S.

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Three large fleets announce driver pay increases

K&B Transportation, Cargo Transporters and American Central Transport each announced driver pay increases that will take effect over the next couple of months.

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Three drivers named Goodyear Highway Hero finalists for heroic on-highway acts

The three drivers – Brian Bucenell of Richmond, Va.; Ryan Moody of Tacoma, Wash.; and Frank Vieira of Ancaster, Ontario, Canada – have been named finalists for Goodyear’s annual Highway Hero award.

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Chuck Gibson’s 1996 Peterbilt 379

Sitting on a 275-inch wheelbase, the truck features a GM Midnight Blue paint job with pearl dust mixed in, which was done about seven years ago. It also has Jones Performance fenders, 8-inch straight stacks and stainless steel-wrapped tanks.

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Highway Justice, Episode 9: Brakefield tries to break loose and phone help — as a brutal punishment looms

In the penultimate episode of the Highway Justice serial graphic, trucker Jake Brakefield -- who's being held in captive in his truck by a crazed mob boss's enforcer -- slips out of his duct tape cuffs and tries to call for help before it's too late.

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Magellan e-log operable on iOS devices

The BYOD (bring-your-own-device), $10-monthly variant of the longtime GPS provider Magellan's electronic logging device is now available for iOS-powered devices like the iPhone and iPad.

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