gats 2013

FMCSA’s enforcement authority growth spurt

With the Unified Registration System at final rule status and in implementation phase, some watchers see a future powerful tool for FMCSA in its efforts to target noncompliant carriers.

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Fun and games showcase a good time at GATS 2013

Even as exhibitors at the 2013 Great American Trucking Show are selling products and conducting business, there's plenty of time for fun for the attendees as they get a chance to do everything from shooting hoops at the Detroit Radiator booth to driving remote control cars at the JBC booth. Check out some of the photos and videos below to see the action.

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VIDEO: Long Haul Survivor raffle rig in ATHS booth

Eldon Jaeger tells the story of the Long Haul Survivor cancer-benefit 2000 Peterbilt 379, being raffled off with a final drawing in May 2014.

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Photos: Day 1 of Great American Trucking Show

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Shout-outs from Dallas, Nashville, via studios mobile and not so

2 p.m. Friday at GATS 2013, choices abound close to home -- and more from the show and Tony Justice's vocal session in Nashville earlier in the week...

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TrailerTail aiming for worldwide adoption (with video demonstration)

ATDynamics is continuing to plug away on its self-stated goal of retrofitting all 4 million trailers globally with its TrailerTail, announced the company's VP of Sales, Kyle Houston, at a press event at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas, Aug. 22. The company in the last three years has seen overall growth in sales of 1,255 percent, Houston said, and has sold to this point 20,000 TrailerTails. In its larger quest of worldwide adoption, however, ...

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VIDEO: Overdrive’s Most Beautiful Contestants interview with Sirius XM

For the three finalists for the Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest, Sirius XM gave them the chance to talk about women's roles in trucking and their personal stories of how they got into the industry. After the three celebrity judges finish their interviews with the women, the winner of the contest will be announced on Saturday, August 24. Check out the videos below with Libby Clayton, Maggie Stone and Tina Comer.

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Peak racers outside GATS main entrance

Views on the Peak Motorsports racer, funny car and hauler as GATS 2013 gets under way in Dallas.

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Health walk, blood drive hosted at GATS

The TSG hosts its annual health walk at GATS beginning 11 a.m. Friday at the TA Petro booth -- find Friday and Saturday times for the blood drive at the TSG booth here.

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