trucking shows

Countdown to GATS initiated

"Dallas is the pinnacle when it comes to truck shows, Texas-sized and with that old-money glitz and charm The Big D exudes. ... An awesome thing to see."

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Roundup: River States in Wis. hosting show, hanging a fuel-mileage shingle, new vid series…

Overdrive's Pride & Polish heads to Wisconsin in 2014, with River States Customz in La Crosse hosting.

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‘Harder than it looks’ — mainstream biz reporter takes big-truck wheel

Biz reporter Lauren Boyer of the York Daily Record faces down fears of highway driving around big trucks to take the wheel herself; a round-up of truck/trucking shows near-term and down the road...

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VIDEO: MATS 2013 walk-through

Owner-operator George Parker shot the walk-through vid during his miles of exploration of the show floor in the mammoth Kentuck Expo Center with a GoPro camera mounted on his baseball cap.

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Driver social media meet dates set

The 2013 Truck Driver Social Media Convention will take place Oct. 11-13 in Kansas City, Mo.

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Charlotte Diesel Show to host two world record attempts

At the zMax Dragway, in Concord, N.C., on Oct. 6, CDSS attendees will have the chance to see the Aaron’s Outdoor monster truck attempt a world speed record and stunt motor cycle driver Jesse Toler attempt a world stoppie record.

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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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Awesome trucks and the fruits of debate: Two events upcoming

Round-up of two events upcoming: the big 2nd Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention meeting Oct. 27-28 and the ATHS Cookeville, Tenn., truck show Sept. 27-28.

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Two custom ’80s Petes for the cabover fanatics

These two Peterbilt 362s, owned by Dustin Kunkel and John Bradford, respectively, we caught out at the Crossville, Tenn., show of the ATHS Music City Chapter.

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Have you seen this custom truck lately?

A look back here a few years to the Custom Rigs magazine vid of Doug Fisher's The Gambler 2007 Peterbilt 379 Legacy edition, which among other features sports of an actual shotgun as the shifter and a signature by none other than the original Gambler himself, Kenny Rogers. A commenter on the vid at our YouTube channel recalled seeing the truck up in Manitoba some time back, and dropped this interesting tidbit: "It was being sold ...

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