custom rigs

25 for 25: Gary Salisbury’s 1979 Kenworth W900A

In the 24th week of the countdown — which will span 25 weeks — here’s Gary Salisbury's 1979 Kenworth W900A.

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’12 Pete shining at the Blue Mesa Reservoir

Russ McAleese drives this 2012 Peterbilt 388 for Wayne Transports. The backdrop is the Blue Mesa Reservoir in Gunnison, Colo.

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The votes are in: Here are the five finalists in the Truckers’ Choice Pride & Polish voting contest

As part of Overdrive's celebration of the 25th anniversary of Pride & Polish, we're holding a months-long voting contest featuring the 20 Pride & Polish National Champions from the last five years. Here are the five finalists produced in the first round of voting.

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Rolling with the Liberty and Justice tribute truck

Sometimes, #truckingisthebestjobever -- a charity run in Dayton Beach, Fla., with the custom patriotic truck on Thomas and Billie Leigel delivers the goods.

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Raymond Richards’ scrap-hauling ’07 Pete

Raymond Richards, of Elmvale, Ontario, Canada, drives this 2007 Peterbilt 379 short hood with a 500-horsepower Cummins ISX engine and Fuller 13-speed transmission.

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25 videos for 25 years: John Cudd’s rolling memorial to Vietnam veterans

In the 23rd week of the countdown — which will span 25 weeks — here’s John Cudd's Delta Raiders memorial truck, a 1986 Peterbilt 359.

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Last call: Today is final day to vote in first round of Truckers’ Choice Pride & Polish contest

he first round of voting will narrow the field to five finalists, and a second round of voting will determine the winner. Readers can vote once per day, per device. Here's a look at all the competitors and links to vote for your favorite rig.

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Photos: Painting the Evel Knievel haul rig

A few more details here about the restoration of the 1974 Mack FS786LST cabover and chassis, Post Coach custom office and trailer I've written so much about since news around its restoration began to come out in July. When I was at the Great American Trucking Show in late August, I had a brief conversation with current owner Lathan McKay about his decisions surrounding just how to paint the truck, given Knievel himself commonly repainted it ...

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25 for 25: Doug Fisher’s ‘The Gambler’

In the 22nd week of the countdown — which will span 25 weeks — here’s Doug Fisher's Peterbilt 379, which he has nicknamed "The Gambler."

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A special Mack is back: Evel Knievel combo moves closer to its final home

Evel Knievel’s 1974 cabover-trailer combo completes its journey from junk to museum showpiece -- its next stop on tour: Oct. 15 in Kansas City. The road away from ruin shown here with new views, reporting.

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