custom rigs

Cadle Transport 2013 Coronado glider, small fleet rise from recession’s ashes

Small fleet owner Ben Cadle launched his business with his own authority in 2007, right as the financial world was starting to collapse under its own weight. His 2013 show-worthy glider illustrates his subsequent, ongoing success.

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Familiar faces earn Pride & Polish championship slots at this weekend’s Fitzgerald show

Reigning Overdrive's Pride & Polish national champions Austin Ashley and Vinnie Diorio added two more trophies to their large collections this weekend in Crossville, Tenn., at the Fitzgerald Truck Show Pride & Polish event. Ashley picked up another Best of Show victory in the Limited-Mileage Bobtail category with his 2007 Peterbilt 379, called "Double Take," while Diorio won Best of Show in the Working Bobtail category with his latest custom build, a 1985 Peterbilt 359 ...

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Photos and video: Patriotic-themed rigs

In celebration of Independence Day, Overdrive is taking a look back at some patriotic- and military-themed rigs introduced in recent years by both owner-operators and carriers.

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SuperRigs offered sneak preview of August’s Pride & Polish National Championship finale

In addition to the show's role of choosing the weekend's winners and the 12 trucks that will appear in next year's SuperRigs calendar, it also offered a sneak peak at the upcoming Overdrive's Pride & Polish National Championship.

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‘85 Pete 359 wins Shell Rotella SuperRigs contest

A 1985 Peterbilt 359 shown by Kiegan Nelson of Richfield, Wis., won Best of Show this weekend at the 33rd annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs working show truck competition.

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1,000-plus classic trucks: Views from the ATHS gathering

The American Truck Historical Society's National Convention and Truck Show took place over three days, May 28-30, at the York (Pennsylvania) Expo Center. Find photos, video from the event here.

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Chuck Timbrook’s project Black Out rig: All done

The 1.5-year project over, owner-operator Charles Timbrook will now make the rounds of a variety of military tribute rides and trucking shows, with the Pa.-W.Va. God Bless America Ride among the very first.

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Custom rig runway: Photos of a few of the show trucks competing at Mid-America

One final gallery of the show trucks competing in the trade show's truck beauty competition.

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Photo gallery: Cabovers on display at Mid-America

Among the dozens of entries in the PKY Truck Beauty Championship this week, there's no shortage of cabovers, representing brands including Peterbilt, Kenworth and Ford.

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Judgment Day: Sampling of custom trucks showing at MATS

A warm, sunny Wednesday made a nice setting for PKY Truck Beauty Championship contestants to apply lots of elbow grease to their tractors and trailers. Today it was time for contestants to relax as the judges dodged the rain to inspect dozens of entrants at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Here is a sample of the trucks:                

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