custom rigs

‘Hooked!’ — more on Homer’s custom wrecker

Accolades were heaped on Milwaukee-based Homer Schultz's amazing custom 1993 Peterbilt 379 wrecker in the wake of Overdrive's story on the rig.

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Pride in your ride, Midwest-style

Meet the project 2000 Peterbilt organizers of the Midwest Pride in Your Ride event, benefiting the American Cancer Society, are raffling off beginning this year.

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Video, pics: Custom 1988 Freightliner

Davis custom-built the FLD after locating it in a salvage yard in 2000 -- today he hauls reefer freight with it primarily between Illinois, Texas, Florida and his home base in Michigan.

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More photos: Mel Davis’ custom Freightliner

A visit with Michigan-based independent owner-operator Melvin Davis in Nashville yields more great pictures of his custom big-bunk reefer hauler.

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Holiday blues: Photo gallery of December’s featured truck

It was beginning to feel a bit like Christmas when Dallas-based model Ally, wearing a fur-trimmed snowflake outfit, posed in front of show truck Deja Blue.

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Chase the holiday blues

Check out this beautiful show truck with gorgeous model Ally Peer decked out in holiday attire.

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Against the grain: November’s featured show truck

After being coaxed by employers to accept Overdrive's offer to model in front of a show truck, Teresa Danielson talks about the challenges females face on the road.

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Casting call for real women of trucking

The search is on for real women of trucking to pose in front of beautiful show trucks.

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SuperRigs 2013 calendar: Familiar face in an unfamiliar place

Sneak peak at familiar faces in the Shell SuperRigs 2013 calendar, now available with an oil change at participating locations. And: Vid from the 2012 30th anniversary show in Joplin, Mo., highlighting the city's rebuilding efforts.

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Owner-operator Dan Braun bags 1st place in K.C. truck show

Video, pictures and more about Braun's plans to turn his trailer into a cancer survivors' memorial, as well as detail on runners-up in the first Pride in Your Ride truck show at the Truck Driver Social Media Convention.

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