Chad Smith owns this 2008 Peterbilt
dump truck, with a 370-hp Cat under
TODAY’S TIP: If you’re buying a new truck, get the specifics before negotiations begin. Ask each dealer to provide a breakdown of vehicle price, showing the list price for the chassis and every specification option, applicable taxes, transportation and dealer prep costs. Ask about add-ons such as delivery charges and pre-delivery services that could appear after you cut the deal.
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APRIL 18-19: MARMON TRUCK GATHERING, TravelCenters of America, Terrell, Texas, (469) 667-7158 or firstname.lastname@example.org
APRIL 19: YELLOW ROSE TRUCK SHOW, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, Marion High School, Marion, Texas, (210) 386-7036
APRIL 25-27: 75 CHROME SHOP TRUCK SHOW, 75 Chrome Shop, Wildwood, Fla., www.starsandstripesshow.com
APRIL 26: KIRKLAND RANCH TRUCK SHOW AND BARBECUE, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, Plymouth, Calif., www.centracaliforniaaths.com
MAY 2-4: HEARTLAND SOONER TRUCK SHOW, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society and the Oklahoma Steam Threshers and Gas Engine Association, Pawnee, Okla., www.oklahomathreshers.org
MAY 3: BUCKEYE VINTAGE HAULERS SPRING SHOW, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, Outville Township Garage, Pataskala, Ohio, (740) 924-6355
MAY 3: MASON-DIXON OLD MEETS NEW TRUCK SHOW, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, Central Maryland International, Frederick, Md., (301) 834-9503
MAY 3: SPRING ANTIQUE TRUCK SHOW, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, North Carolina Transportation Museum, Spencer, N.C., (336) 431-6824
Overdrive is now available in digital format
To stay ahead of the competition, owner-operators need current information about their industry immediately. Overdrive magazine now is available in a digital format. A link to our digital edition will be sent to your inbox each month and will contain all of the content of the printed version of Overdrive – plus easy-to-use links to related information, as well as ready access job information.
Custom Rigs is here!
Love trucks? Custom Rigs, from the publishers of Overdrive, is dedicated to that breed of trucker whose rig is not just their livelihood, but a rolling expression of pride. Each issue highlights the nation’s most tricked-out rigs, with features detailing step-by-step makeovers done by individual owner-operators and the nation’s most-respected customizers. Check out the Custom Rigs website for the digital version of this exciting, new magazine.
On March 18, Weddle’s trailer crossed over the centerline of the highway, ...