trucker talent search

Listen: Richard Woods, Michael Lochmiller, Terrance Mathis in Trucker Talent Search 2017

Bill Weaver and host Tony Justice, too. This Labor Day edition of the Overdrive Radio podcast takes you back through the performances at this year's Overdrive/Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

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Watch: Trucker Talent Search finalists jam in live sessions at GATS

Video of the live performances of this year's Overdrive-Red Eye Radio's Trucker Talent Search finale, held last week at the Great American Trucking Show.

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Richard Woods claims 2017 Trucker Talent Search victory with ode to great-grandfather

Woods won $1,000 cash and a free recording session. He’ll also be featured in an upcoming issue of Overdrive. The Mississippi-based owner-operator was named the winner of the Overdrive-Red Eye Radio's Trucker Talent Search today.

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‘Honky Tonk Nighttime Man’: Talent search finalist Michael Lochmiller

Lochmiller hauls for System Transport out of a home base in Las Vegas. In this edition of Overdrive Radio hear Red Eye Radio’s Eric Harley talk music, trucking and life with the driver. 

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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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‘Country Road’: Trucking, music, life with Trucker Talent Search finalist Richard Woods

Owner-operator Richard Woods earned his spot in this year's Overdrive/Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search with a cover of the famous John Denver tune, "Country Road." He's one of three finalists in the talent search, coming to a close with a final winner Friday, August 25, at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Woods is an owner-operator hauling rail containers, largely, and lives in Hickory Flat, Mississippi. Following (and above), hear a little from ...

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‘Take this e-log and shove it’: A talk with Trucker Talent Search finalist Terrance Mathis

Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley talks here with Rockford, Illinois, resident and Kloeckner Metals driver Terrance Mathis. Mathis is the man responsible for the great Johnny Paycheck parody you'll hear a little of here, which earned his spot in the Trucker Talent Search.

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Trucker Talent finalist Richard Woods has music and trucking in his veins

Woods, who says trucking "got into his system" when he was a child, started learning guitar at about 13 years old, and he’s been strumming ever since. He'll compete live next month in a sing-off competition against the other two finalists to determine the 2017 Trucker Talent Search winner.

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Free GATS registrations benefit trucking charities through end of day today

For each registration by July 4, GATS is donating $1 to the registrant's choice of Truckers Against Trafficking, TruckersFinalMile.Org or the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund.

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Overdrive announces Trucker Talent Search finalists

The singing contest finals, emceed by trucker and recording artist Tony Justice, will be held on Aug. 25 at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

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