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Trucker wins $4M in lottery

Mark Clark, 47, from South Rockwood southwest of Detroit, made a fuel delivery to the 127 Party Store in Hudson, Michigan Friday, Dec. 15, and as usual bought a scratch-off ticket. It was a winner, landing him $4 million.

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Things you don’t like to think about, but need to

"No one wants to think about the implications of losing a loved one, especially when that loved one may be far away from home when they pass." But think about it they do -- the good news is there's an organization working to put itself out of business by encouraging a paradigm shift in how carriers and drivers think about the risk.

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FMCSA’s database of certified med examiners down indefinitely

They agency says it does not have a timeline for when the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners will be live again. The agency is directing drivers in need of medical certification to reach out to examiners directly “to verify that they are certified and listed."

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Verizon Telematics hosting free Brothers Osborne concert for truckers at Nevada truck stop

Verizon Telematics is hosting a free holiday dinner and concert for truckers this Thursday, Dec. 14, in Primm, Nevada, featuring Grammy-nominated country music duo Brothers Osborne.

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RJ Taylor, trucker and founder of Ol’Blue, USA, has passed at age 75

RJ Taylor's 1950s Ol'Blue KW was part of the bedrock under his Ol'Blue, USA nonprofit -- the USA stood for United Safety Alliance, his own self-styled effort, working with a multiplicity of partners, to teach road safety to schoolchildren and the motoring public and bring together truckers and law enforcement.

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Five Apps for That: Customize your drive-time music lineup

You can listen to your favorite type of music while you’re on the road – even choosing your favorite songs – with the selection of the right streaming app.

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Pilot Flying J sending trucker and family to SEC Championship Game

By winning the contest, Wood receives four tickets to this weekend's game in Atlanta between the Georgia Bulldogs and Auburn Tigers, along with hotel accommodations and round-trip travel.

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Owner-operator Larry Spiekermeier delivers Capitol Christmas tree after 3,000-mile trek

After a nearly three-week, 3,000-mile journey across the country, owner-operator Larry Spiekermeier of the Billings, Montana-based Whitewood Transport delivered Monday the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. Spiekermeier hauled the tree behind a specially decorated Kenworth T680.

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Deck the rigs: Light-adorned tractor-trailers to lead Christmas parades starting Saturday

Lighted truck and tractor parades used to be more common in rural America and helped mark the close of the working year. Today, trucker themed holiday parades continue in a few locations scattered across the Pacific states.

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One20 to invite two truckers to Super Bowl

One20 will invite two truckers to the Super Bowl and dozens more to exclusive events during Super Bowl weekend.

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