custom rigs

Jerry Whittmore’s lost-and-found 1991 Peterbilt 379

Jerry Whittmore bought the truck new, then sold it, and his son Jeron recently found it more than 20 years later.

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Pieter Williams’ ‘Almost Chrome’ custom polishing business

The journey from motor coach to truck polishing -- Nashville-based Pieter Williams' work can be seen on J.D. Terry's custom KW, which I wrote about earlier this week. (Bonus: More Rolling CB interviews from Big Rig Videos' Chris Fiffie.)

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Dan and Joy Kelly’s 2013 Volvo

Dan and Joy Kelly haul military parts, equipment and more out of North Branch, Minn., with this 2013 Volvo.

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‘Gone Green’: The Kuhnle Bros. project ’05 Kenworth of driver Brian Rudisell

Driver Brian Rudisell's second place finish at the last Pride & Polish won't keep him away from the Dallas show coming up, he says. He's doing the entire Pride & Polish circuit this year with his showpiece working KW, built in collaboration with his employing Newbury, Ohio-based tank fleet.

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Bruce Richards’ custom 2016 Volvo

The truck, which Richards calls "The Reaper," features a 168-inch ARI custom sleeper.

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Pride & Polish championship preview: Working Bobtail finalists

A look at the four rigs vying for the Overdrive's Pride & Polish National Championship in the Working Bobtail category.

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Independent J.D. Terry’s 1995 custom Cat-powered KW

Owner-operator J.D. Terry calls his 1995 Kenworth W900L the "Driveway Dream" in reference to the spot where nearly all of his custom work on it has been done. This video run through its mods was shot at the 2016 Tennessee edition of Overdrive's Pride & Polish.

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Jose Juarez’s 2017 Peterbilt 389 Pride & Class Edition

Jose Juarez uses the truck to haul frozen food and produce across the country.

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Vote now to crown Truckers’ Choice Pride & Polish champion

The Truckers' Choice National Champion will be chosen by Overdrive readers in an online voting contest that ends Aug. 19 -- just a few days before the Aug. 25-27 GATS begins. The winner will be named and given a trophy at the Pride & Polish awards ceremony Saturday, Aug. 27, in the Truckstop.com Theater at GATS.

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Channel 19 tip line: Super sleepers in Penn., electrified tiny highway coming across the pond

Following the "world's first ehighway," a 1.25-mile stretch in Sweden, coming to fruition, watch for the second in 2017 in CA -- and: owner-operator Joe Bielucki offers tip on a custom classic 1983 359 appearing in Penn. this weekend.

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