GATS

Phone app for getting around GATS in Dallas next week

If you're saying "Man I sure could have used that last year," I can assure you you're not alone. The new Great American Trucking Show app for various smartphone platforms, put together by the show's owners (Randall-Reilly Business Media & Information, publishers of Overdrive) with Core Apps and sponsored the Cummins Engine Corp., puts an interactive, searchable map of the show floor at the Dallas convention center at your fingertips, as well as offering one-touch access to showgoer information ...

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Great American Trucking Show app available

An app for the Great American Trucking Show is available on iPhone, Android and BlackBerry smart phones.

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How to spot flood-damaged trucks

Although shoppers should consider if the truck is for sale in an area that's sustained flood damage, the truck could have been taken to another region to sell.

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Roadside Attractions

Robb Mariani will be one of the judges in the Custom Rigs Pride & Polish competition, make exercise your new normal, flooding creates hassles for drivers, spotting severe weather a truck gallery and other trucking news items are featured.

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‘Ice Road’ star to appear at GATS

Maya Sieber and “Deadliest Catch” fisherman Edgar Hansen will appear at the Great American Trucking Show.

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Jamey Johnson to perform at GATS

Singer-songwriter will headline a free concert at the Great American Trucking Show Aug. 26 in Dallas.

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Vegas Pride & Polish awards Saturday

One of the biggest attractions of the June 9-11 Great West Truck Show is the Custom Rigs’ Pride & Polish truck beauty show.

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Hardage custom combo unit gets final fix

You might remember Jeff Hardage, owner of the J&C Investments small fleet, based in Garland, Texas, if you've been paying any attention whatsoever to the news coming out of the Pride & Polish competitions at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas the past several years. Most recently, I wrote about Hardage's son Eric's 1963 Mack B83 with a winch body, itself Jeff's own father's truck from the generation prior, in the December issue of ...

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Hebe to address truck conference

Navistar executive will appear Aug. 25 during the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas.

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Truckercising through the years with FedEx Freight driver Joe Martin

It's been a long time since I was introduced to driver Joe Martin (pictured, with Ice "Road Trucker" Alex Debogorski), creator of the Truckercise DVD. My colleague at Truckers News Carolyn Magner wrote about Martin in 2008 as part of a series of health profiles that year. Martin produced the DVD based on exercises he'd been doing in the cab "for 22 years," he says today, "and it works." Then as now, the exercise regime detailed ...

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