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‘Rigs Without Cigs’ tobacco cessation campaign kicks off at GATS

Drivers who sign up for the campaign will get weekly emails or phone calls to answer any questions or to provide encouragement for continuing to cut back on tobacco use.

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Photos: Operators showcase custom working, show trucks at GATS Pride & Polish

Pride & Polish trucks began rolling into the Great American Trucking Show Wednesday. See photos of some of the competitors here. Check back throughout the week for more Pride & Polish and GATS coverage.

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Tony Justice to headline GATS party at Eddie Deen’s Ranch Friday

Justice will be joined by Australian singer-songwriter Jayne Denham and fellow trucker and former Overdrive’s Trucker Talent Search participant Bill Weaver for performances during the event. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are available at the Uber Freight booth.

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5K at GATS to raise money for St. Christopher’s fund

Great American Trucking Show attendees looking to get some extra exercise -- and help raise funds for the St. Christophers truckers relief fund --  can participate in the the Progressive Commercial Roadhouse Run 5K and one-mile walk tonight. 

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KeepTruckin, Comdata to give away Harley at GATS

KeepTruckin and Comdata, who announced a new partnership last week aimed at small fleet operators, will give away a new Harley-Davidson motorcycle at the Great American Trucking Show this week.

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When grabbing the right bug-out bag matters

In which Wendy almost grabs the wrong one for the eclipse run. "When you have six different green, black and gray backpacks in the cabinet, and two of them are camera equipment, you sometimes grab the bag full of guns, instead of the Canon."

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Get owner-operator tips during Partners in Business seminars at GATS

Seminar attendance will also include a free PIB manual, a $20 value that includes a variety of practical financial tips, tax and equipment management strategies and more.

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The Contenders: Top show trucks compete for top billing in premier Pride & Polish event this month

Some of the hottest rigs on the continent will be on display later this month at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, with custom bobtails and combos squaring off for top billing in the Overdrive’s Pride & Polish contest, the country’s premier show truck event.

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Red Eye Radio bringing country music stars to GATS

Red Eye Radio will host live performances, meet and greets, prizes and more with country artists Tyler Farr, Jerrod Niemann, Janie Fricke, Tony Justice, Jayne Denham and Bill Weaver.

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GATS parking offers truck maintenance, showers, pet grooming, more

Some new features for the truck parking area this year include truck service and repairs from TA-Petro, pet grooming sponsored by All Claws and Paws, a pet parade and an auction to benefit truckersfinalmile.org.

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