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Mark Reddig

Land Line Now Host

Mark H. Reddig first came to OOIDA in November of 2002 as a writer and editor at the association’s publication, Land Line Magazine. A winner of several national awards for his work at the magazine, Reddig is a veteran journalist and member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Kansas City Press Club. He previously served as an editor for several local newspapers in Kansas and Missouri and was editor of a Web site that covered the telecommunications industry. He grew up with connections to the trucking industry: As a teenager, he worked part-time for his father, who operated truck tire centers for Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.; members of his extended family worked for White Truck.

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winter prep for tires

Where the rubber meets the road

Getting your rig ready for winter involves a lot of parts. But what winter prep is more important than where the rubber meets the road?

trucker Truckers Christmas Group

Truckers step up to help others at the holidays

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