Great American Trucking Show

Christa Ferdarko

I was a police officer for 6 years and then a business manager for 6 years. We were tired of chasing the materialistic "American dream" and never spending time together. We got rid of the house, the furniture and finally pared down to just 6 boxes of photos and sentimental items that we stored at a relative's house. Life is much simpler without all that baggage! I thought it would be fun to participate in the truck ...

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Ingrid Brown

I’m gracious and humbly thankful God has given me 32 years in trucking and 51 years in life! I haul baby moos and general freight to all 48 states and Canada. Why me? Because I like pretty trucks, memory filled ones — and it’s a rush to show they have personalities, too!

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Jessica Samko

I don't think there is any difference between men or women truckers. We both get the job done. I love trucking, and there is just something about being on the open road that makes me feel free. No limits, and I can go anywhere. There are so many places I never thought I would see and so much more to discover, the possibilities are endless. I truck with my two dogs and it’s always nice to ...

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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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Pride & Polish: Business class?

Expediting owner-operators Linda and Bob Caffee, after participating in the GATS Pride & Polish in 2012, offered up an idea for a new class focused on biz performance and professionalism.

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Long-haul pride lives in new generation

Around the internet, a new generation of drivers and owner-operators is reaching out to those who've come before.

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Intersection 2012 draws more than 50,000

Intersection 2012, which was centered around The Great American Trucking Show, drew large numbers of both trucking and construction industry professionals.

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VIDEO: Story of Trucker Charity’s new rig

A couple scenes from GATS -- an interview with Tony Hamilton, driver of the recently rolling Trucker Charity rig, and a scene with the father and son behind the Cubby Buddy toolbox.

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Full Pride & Polish winners list

The entire list of winners from the Great American Trucking Show and the Pride & Polish National Championship series.

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Using CSA to your advantage

CSA "isn't going anywhere," said Compliance Safety Systems' David Saunders at the Great American Trucking Show in a session on CSA: learn to market yourself with your record.

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