Overdrive Staff

VIDEO: Pride & Polish competitors rolling into the sunshine after GATS

| August 27, 2014

The Great American Trucking Show hosted nearly 70 show trucks in its annual Pride & Polish competition last week. This video shows the trucks leaving the Dallas Convention Center after the show ended.

Kenworth T880 promotes literacy

| August 26, 2014

This Kenworth T880 features a 52-inch sleeper and a special Seattle Mariners theme -- Aug. 26, it plays a part in a Paccar fund-raising effort outside Safeco Field in support of the Page Ahead Children’s ...

FuelQuest acquired by Veeder-Root

| August 26, 2014

FuelQuest, a software provider for commercial fueling, was acquired by Veeder-Root Company, per an Aug. 26 announcement. Veeder-Root says the acquisition will help improve “operational efficiencies” for commercial fueling customers. FuelQuest brings its Software as a Service ...

Celadon buying 1,500 new tractors

| August 26, 2014

Celadon Trucking this month announced it will be buying 1,500 new tractors, consisting of Kenworth T680 tractors from Paccar, along with some LoneStar and ProStar models from International. Kenworth T680 tractors from Paccar as well as ...

IdleAir adds four Pilot stops, five dedicated facilities

| August 25, 2014

IdleAir announced at the Great American Trucking Show last week it now operates five dedicated facilities with single terminals in conjunction with C.R. england, Con-way Truckload, CalArk, Werner Enterprises and TSA/Panamex. The truck stop electrification service ...

Keith Sampson named Trucker Talent Search winner at GATS

| August 22, 2014

Keith Sampson was named winner of the Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search Aug. 22 by judges at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

Overdrive’s Most Beautiful winner Emily Weymouth crowned at GATS

| August 21, 2014

Overdrive’s 2014 Most Beautiful contest winner Emily Weymouth received her crown of recognition Aug. 21 at the Great American Trucking Show.

Parking info for GATS: Truck parking now available at Fair Park

| August 21, 2014

GATS parking has moved to Fair Park, 3.8 miles from the convention center. The lot has security guards, free refreshments and continuously running shuttles to and from the show.

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