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Video: Robb Mariani on his favorite two subjects: Evel Knievel and, you guessed it, trucks

"I caught up with former American Trucker host and certified 'truck nut' Robb Mariani at GATS, where Mariani is one of the many people involved in the long restoration of the Evel Knievel haul rig on hand to greet GATS visitors at the Mack Trucks booth."

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GATS is rocking!

Tired Iron at Lincoln Chrome, appreciation for the staff that makes the convention center tick, and so much more... "We've got five minutes before we're supposed to be at such and such!"...

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Greater simplicity needed for Phase 2 efficiency regs?

Steven Davenport to EPA at GATS: "If you ... don’t get the technology to what’s the simplest thing ... we don’t get the environmental benefit, because people will hold onto those old trucks."

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GATS Pride & Polish preview: Chance 2 Transport 389 glider and van, ‘Twisted Obsession’

Video, photos of Rod Miller's Chance 2 Transport "Twisted Obsession," a 2014 Peterbilt 389 glider/Great Dane dry van combo you'll see out on the show floor at GATS this week.

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Data isn’t real, even on Star Trek

"A plumber can't tell a lawyer how to do his job any better than that same lawyer can tell a trucker how to do theirs."

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GATS Pride & Polish preview: Rollin’ Transport’s 1985 Peterbilt 359

The 359 of perennial Pride & Polish champ Vinnie Diorio is a different animal from his long-and-low newer models of recent years. It combines both old- and new-school features for a tastefully nostalgic design.

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GATS Pride & Polish preview: ‘Contender,’ J&L Contracting’s custom ’15 389, Blackhawk RGN

Whether you're headed to GATS or not, this Pride & Polish national championship "Contender" 389 and Blackhawk trailer has all it takes to turn your head.

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Get it right, Howard

Wendy on former Transport Topics editor Howard Abramson's recent "Trucks are killing us" editorial: "Highway safety can't be delegated to one group only, and lack of it can't be faulted to just one."

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AxleOutPro ups the ante for Trucker Talent Search participants — and a new Keith Sampson vid

The winner of the talent search will receive a professional recording and video production care of AxleOutPro, much like 2014 winner Keith Sampson's own work on his new video/song, released here.

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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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