Owner-operator Rick Sousa of Portsmouth, R.I., hauls general commodities with his 1977 Kenworth W900A and says the paint job is popular with passers-by.
Owner-operator Bill Kolias’ 2003 Western Star works hard during the summer, towing throughout New Hampshire. When cool weather arrives, Kolias, his wife and grandson take the truck and camper to Florida for the winter.
When owner-operator Hughes Morin purchased his 2006 379 Peterbilt, the truck was solid red, so he created a silver and red striped paint scheme to make the truck his own.
Randy Morten knew he wanted a rig with character while searching for a new truck in California, and this bright 1994 Peterbilt 377 caught his eye.
Owner-operator Matt Purtee of Omah, Wis., says his 1999 Freightliner Classic has driven 1.8 million miles and still is going strong.
Owner-operator and Oregon Ducks fan John Starr of Roseburg, Ore., says team pride dominates his 2010 Freightliner Cascadia.
Owner-operator Jonathan Seidler used his 379 Peterbilt for three years to haul water for domestic and forestry use in Oregon.
Jerry Kleinsasser of Frankfort, S.D., tore his 2005 Peterbilt 379 to bare frames and rebuilt and customized the truck equipped with a 550-hp Caterpillar and an 18-speed transmission.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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