custom rigs

Wright On: Limestone hauling ’96 Pete 379

| April 04, 2014

Bright Wright, a 23-year-old owner-operator of Montrose, Colo., hauls limestone to coal mines with his ’96 Pete 379. He bought the truck when he was just 19.

Corvette of trucking: ‘Monterey Red’ 2012 Peterbilt 389

| April 01, 2014

Skip Avara saw a maroon Corvette and couldn’t forget about it, so he decided to paint his 2012 Peterbilt 389 the custom color known as Monterey Red.

Photo gallery: Pride & Polish champ Vinnie Diorio’s 2013 Pete showing at MATSImage Gallery

| March 29, 2014

  Vinnie Diorio's 2013 Peterbilt 389, which won the 2013 Pride & Polish National Championship in the Limited-Mileage Combo category, was on display at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week. Overdrive reported on the truck a few ...

Photo gallery: Custom ’07 Pete shows its stripes at MATSImage Gallery

| March 28, 2014

The 2007 Peterbilt 379 below, on display at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week in Louisville, Ky., is owned by Dallas MCord.

New vid: Mike Ryan jumps stunt Freightliner

| March 24, 2014

The elaborately-shot video commandeered a Long Beach port terminal to make a gymkhana-style course and stage the resulting video, with plenty spectacular stunts and precision handling.

Matty Marie: Farm equipment hauling 379

| March 12, 2014

Strickland, who primarily hauls bins and farming equipment for the alfalfa seed industry, says he named his truck Matty Marie because "I name everything," he says.

Showing off at GATS: Tina Comer and a classic custom Kenworth

| March 04, 2014

David Schnautz’s 1981 Kenworth W900A serves as the backdrop for 2013 Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Tina Comer, who hauls logs for Comer Trucking, owned with her husband, Robert.

’70s fever: 1977 KW catches lots of highway attention

| February 26, 2014

Owner-operator Rick Sousa of Portsmouth, R.I., hauls general commodities with his 1977 Kenworth W900A and says the paint job is popular with passers-by.

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