Marlin Caddell

Fun and games showcase a good time at GATS 2013

Even as exhibitors at the 2013 Great American Trucking Show are selling products and conducting business, there's plenty of time for fun for the attendees as they get a chance to do everything from shooting hoops at the Detroit Radiator booth to driving remote control cars at the JBC booth. Check out some of the photos and videos below to see the action.

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Photos: Day 1 of Great American Trucking Show

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VIDEO: Overdrive’s Most Beautiful Contestants interview with Sirius XM

For the three finalists for the Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest, Sirius XM gave them the chance to talk about women's roles in trucking and their personal stories of how they got into the industry. After the three celebrity judges finish their interviews with the women, the winner of the contest will be announced on Saturday, August 24. Check out the videos below with Libby Clayton, Maggie Stone and Tina Comer.

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Say no to vertical videos

Just like many other holidays, I hope this Fourth of July offers you and your family many occasions to shoot lots of photos and videos as you make memories. From children dressed in red, white and blue to backyard barbecues and fireworks, I know you or your spouse is bound to have your cell phone out. (It's rare these days to see folks these days with anything more than their cell phone to take photos or video.) Here's ...

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Our voice has more power than before

I have never been a fan of voice-powered apps or features on phones. My exact words when I’d see a commercial for Apple iPhone’s Siri would go something along the lines of “That’s just a total gimmick.” I mean it was funny that you could ask Siri a silly question and get an even sillier response in kind, but as far as usefulness on the road, I thought no way. The fact they gave a name to ...

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Blast from the past at MATS: 1928 Hendrickson 6×2 tractor

Here are a few photos of a 1928 Hendrickson 6x2 cab and chassis at the Mid-America Trucking Show. This truck has real wood on it. Here's some stats about it: Waukesha six-cylinder gasoline engine Brown and Lipe four-speed transmission 30,000 pound capacity Vacuum assist brakes Vacuum-operated two-stage fuel system

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A match made in MATS: Couple gets married at truck show

With tears in her eyes, Shannon Mann said her 'I dos' to her husband, Kevin Young, in front of her friends, family and thousands of people on the radio. In a sea of jeans, t-shirts and name badges, Mann, dressed in white, walked down the aisle, at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Her feet passed by white petals on carpet as she and her now-husband, walked up to the Sirius XM microphones at the Pana Pacific booths ...

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VIDEO: Jesse Toler stunt motorcycle tricks

The Jesse Toler stunt team shows off some of their moves at the 2012 Charlotte Diesel Super Show.

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VIDEO: Celebrity Series interview with Gary Gentry

Check out the video above as Overdrive editor Randy Grider interviews country songwriter Gary Gentry. There's a lot of laughs shared as Gentry shares about his start in country music, his love for Hank Williams and the history of country music. Read more about Gary Gentry: "The write stuff"

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VIDEO: Country Singer John Anderson sings at GATS 2012

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