Great American Trucking Show

Great West showdown

Nearly 30 truck owners placed their bets in Las Vegas at the Custom Rigs Pride & Polish, held during the Great West Truck Show in early June.

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Roadside Attractions

An outlaw is riding into cowboy country, there's a new dame on the Dalton, tornadoes take down some rigs, truckers say not to human freight and other industry news items are featured.

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Sunglasses to be GATS giveaway

One thousand pairs of sunglasses will be given away at the Minimizer booth during the Great American Truck show in Dallas, Aug. 25-27, the company announced.            A new product will be unveiled at the show, the company said. For more information, visit Minimizer.

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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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Nominations sought for Trucking’s Top Rookie

The nomination form can be completed online at www.truckload.org/rookie until June 30.

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Roadside Attractions

Trying to outrunning a tornado, shipping alernatives, biking maps and sleep apnea are among the topics featured -- plus Channel 19 and Truck Gallery.

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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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Trucking outlook set for GATS

Trucking analysts Noel Perry of FTR Associates and Peter Nesvold of Jefferies & Co. will deliver their insights and projections about trucking.

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