Custom Rigs

Pride & Polish champs named: Lil’ Ray’s “Wicked,” Phil Miller’s livestock hauler, “Disorderly Conduct” year’s top rigs

A year to the week after “Lil’” Ray Rodriguez introduced his underworld-themed 2015 Peterbilt 389 and Western stepdeck, the grain hauler has been named the 2015 Overdrive’s Pride & Polish National Champion in the Limited-Mileage Combo category. Joining Rodriguez as 2015 champs were Phil Miller and his 2010 Pete 389 and Wilson livestock hauler, winning in the Working Combo category; Vinnie Diorio and his 1985 Peterbilt 359 in the Working Bobtail category; and Todd Roccapriore’s 1999 ...

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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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Photos: Pride & Polish show rigs in the thick of 2015 GATS competition

A look below at some of the working show rigs competing in the 2015 Great American Trucking Show Pride & Polish contest.

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Lil’ Ray raises bar on interior truck design with Pride & Polish competitor ‘Wicked’

The new interior design now melds the the truck's cab and sleeper with that of the outside, a continuation of the same stone castle theme of from the truck's exterior.

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Photos: GATS truck views, non-Pride & Polish edition

Show rigs aren't the only ones gracing the show floor, however. Here's a look at the equipment on display in booths around the show floor

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Photos: Day 1 at the Great American Trucking Show

Views from the show floor on the first day of the 2015 Great American Trucking Show.

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Photos: Pride & Polish National Championship competitors shining bright in Dallas

Photos of more than a dozen of the Pride & Polish National Championship finalists staged for judging at the Great American Trucking Show.

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Great American Trucking Show starts Thursday: Here’s how to follow it on Overdrive

Overdrive will be covering the show every step of the way, both online on OverdriveOnline.com and live on social media channels. Here's how you can keep up.

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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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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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