Marlin Caddell

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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PHOTOS: Great American Trucking Show Day 1

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PHOTO: 1985 Mack Magnum

Check out this photo of the 1985 Mack Magnum at the 2012 Great West Truck Show.

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PHOTOS: PDI’s 2006 Peterbilt 379

Here are some photos of PDI's blue 2006 Peterbilt 379 on display at the Great American Trucking Show.

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PHOTOS: John Christner Trucking Motorcycles

Here are a couple of photos of the motorcycles that John Christner Trucking brought to the Great West Truck Show.

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