Pride and Polish

‘After Midnight’ custom Pete 389 glider comes by way of power pair of truck builders

Fitzgerald Glider Kits brought the ideas and the plan, and Rabbit River Transport’s Eric Hassevoort brought the truck, the will to show it and years of experience to the custom build of “After Midnight,” a 2015 Peterbilt 389 working show truck.

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Family of late show trucker, fleet owner Bill Hall Jr. to pay $160k to settle truck grant dispute

Hall’s 130-truck aggregate-hauling fleet, Bill Hall Jr. Trucking out of San Antonio, was well known on the show truck circuit as an annual contender at major Pride & Polish shows. He was killed in October 2013 after the motorcycle he was driving crashed when it was struck by his wife’s SUV.

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One beauty meets another

Owner-operator Travis Poulsen’s 1998 Pete didn’t emerge as one of the four national grand champs, but it did get the honor of serving as a backdrop for a photo of Overdrive’s Most Beautiful winner, Joanne Fatta.

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25 videos for 25 years: A full recap of all 25 trucks featured for Pride & Polish’s 25th Anniversary

All 25 videos have been posted, so to recap, here's a full list of the 25 videos.

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25th anniversary Truckers’ Choice finalist: Phil Miller’s 2010 Peterbilt 389 and Wilson livestock trailer

Phil Miller's 2010 Peterbilt 389 is one of five finalists in a special edition Truckers' Choice online voting contest celebrating the 25th anniversary of Overdrive's Pride & Polish.

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25 for 25: Billy Baker’s needle-nosed 1982 Peterbilt 359

In the 25th and final week of the countdown, here’s Billy Baker's 1982 Peterbilt 359, which features an aftermarket needle-nose and a Corvette dash.

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25 for 25: Gary Salisbury’s 1979 Kenworth W900A

In the 24th week of the countdown — which will span 25 weeks — here’s Gary Salisbury's 1979 Kenworth W900A.

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The votes are in: Here are the five finalists in the Truckers’ Choice Pride & Polish voting contest

As part of Overdrive's celebration of the 25th anniversary of Pride & Polish, we're holding a months-long voting contest featuring the 20 Pride & Polish National Champions from the last five years. Here are the five finalists produced in the first round of voting.

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Four more rigs qualify for ‘15-’16 Pride & Polish championship

Four more show trucks and their owners earned their way into the Pride & Polish National Championship finals this weekend at the PDI Truck Show & Dyno Event Pride & Polish, held Oct. 11-12 in St. George, Utah, at PDI headquarters.

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25 videos for 25 years: John Cudd’s rolling memorial to Vietnam veterans

In the 23rd week of the countdown — which will span 25 weeks — here’s John Cudd's Delta Raiders memorial truck, a 1986 Peterbilt 359.

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