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Fatigue’s fast track: How fleets’ private eyes are monitoring drivers

Video cameras, evolving with facial reading and paired with other data, are delivering many a safety manager’s holy grail – real-time fatigue detection.

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Reno Ward fills his father’s seat in most recent ‘Ice Road Truckers’ episode

Ward made his appearance to help Polar Enterprises deliver one of the largest loads in the show's history – a 32 feet by 14 feet prefabricated metal building.

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Top military veteran trucking rookie voting open, new Kenworth T680 up for grabs

Voting is now open for Fastport’s 2017 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence award, which honors a rookie truck driver with a military background. The program awards a fully loaded Kenworth T680 to the winner.

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Pilot Flying J seeking nominations for Road Warrior trucker recognition program

The grand prize winner will receive $10,000, and the second and third place winners will receive $5,000 and $2,500, respectively. New to the program this year, the nominators of the top three winners will also receive a $500 prize.

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As ornery as Texas is wide

“I hope his wife don't kill him for it.” --Wendy's words a year ago -- fast-forward to today and "ol' Tex Crowley is definitely not dead (shout out to the beautiful and patient wife) or driving a truck again. He's still crazy, but that's why he's survived the first year in a brand-new, self-started video business."

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No. 9 with the Bossman: Guilty by Association show wraps in Missouri

The ninth Guilty by Association Truck Show is in the books, and if 'Bossman' Bryan Martin and 4 State Trucks crew keep breaking records, this show is going to spill over from Missouri on into Oklahoma. Rat rods, custom showpieces, 500-plus working trucks, the Special Olympics convoy and more.

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Warm snap makes for dangerous conditions in latest ‘Ice Road Truckers’ episode

The highlight of the episode was perhaps the preview of the next episode, which showed Reno Ward, the son of late IRT star Darrell Ward, helping make an ice road delivery.

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Watch: Tony Justice’s ‘Stars, Stripes and White Lines’ video released

Produced and shot by Big Rig Videos videographer Chris Fiffie, the video in part utilizes footage captured during a convoy of military veteran truck drivers that followed the 2016 Guilty by Association Truck Show in Joplin, Mo., at 4 State Trucks.

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Truckers recognized during Driver Appreciation Week

123Loadboard is offering free annual subscriptions to 2,000 truckers, SmartDrive is recognizing drivers using its driver coaching system that are most improved, and children acknowledge their trucking families in an essay contest by Acuity Insurance.

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Five Apps for That: Driving after hours with simulation games

Trucking simulator apps are meant to mimic the real deal. They can incorporate realistic elements such as fuel consumption, damage and the ability to customize your rig.

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