James Jaillet

Photos: Pride & Polish competitors grabbing attention on day 2 of GATS

| August 22, 2014

Below is another sampling of the nearly 70 show trucks that showed up to compete in this year's Overdrive's Pride & Polish at the Great American Trucking Show.

Wreaths Across America: Trucking partnership enables growth, full Arlington coverage the goal

| August 22, 2014

WAA head Morrel Worcester said his group's partnership with trucking companies helps makes possible not only the large annual year-over-year increases in wreath layings, but also the program itself.

‘Texas Trocas’ to document custom truck building process

| August 22, 2014

The innovative and one-of-a-kind show trucks being produced by the Mendez family at the Texas Chrome Shop has caught more than the eyes of truck show attendees and Pride & Polish judges in recent years: ...

Rand McNally unveils new IntelliRoute truck-specific GPS, mobile ELD compatibility

| August 22, 2014

Rand McNally introduced Aug. 21 at the Great American Trucking Show new, updated versions of its line of truck-specific GPS units, the IntelliRoute TND. It also announced its HD 100 electronic logging device now works ...

Minimizer giving away $30k for 30th anniversary

| August 21, 2014

Minimizer is giving away $30,000 to celebrate its 30th anniversary, which is this year, the fender manufacturer announced Aug. 21 at the Great American Trucking Show.

Photo gallery: Pride & Polish competitors just after ‘rags down’ call

| August 21, 2014

The "rags down" call for the 2014 Great American Trucking Show Pride & Polish came this morning at 7:30 a.m. sharp, and the judges began scoring the roughly 70 competitors shortly after. Here are some ...

Photo gallery: Pride & Polish trucks prepping, staging for showdown

| August 20, 2014

The 2014 Overdrive’s Pride & Polish National Championship finale officially begins Thursday. Here’s a look at some of the trucks that have made their way to the show floor so far.

Carrier to pay $262k to drivers fired for participating in FMCSA investigation

| August 20, 2014

Gaines Motor Lines has agreed to pay $262,500 to four former drivers who the Department of Labor deemed to be fired in violation of federal whistleblower protection laws. This is lower than the original $1.07 ...

James Jaillet

James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at jjaillet@randallreilly.com.

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