Wendy Parker with the "rest of the story" on Thomas Paul Kraak and his 1960 Autocar -- and his son's efforts to return his 1952 LT Mack to him before the elder Kraak passed away after cancer's return.
Catching a rig from the pages of Overdrive in person at a carrier yard -- and a discussion of the dynamics of safety rating, in flux today with CSA. Have you seen the effects of a Conditional rating?
With the raffling off of the Long Haul Survivor cancer-research-benefit custom Peterbilt coming up in May, we asked readers what they would do were they to win the truck. Find a round-up of answers here.
Anthony Fischkelta is looking toward Mid-America next month with his latest project truck, the 2014 Kenworth W900 with a 331-inch wheelbase.
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PDI, St. George, Utah, Friday-Saturday, Oct. 17-18, http://pdidiesel.com
Great American Trucking Show, Dallas, Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 21-23, www.gatsonline.com
75 Chrome Shop, Wildwood, Fla., Friday-Sunday, April 25-27, www.75chromeshop.com
River States Customz, La Crosse, Wis., Friday-Saturday, June 27-28, www.riverstatescustomz.com
Fitzgerald Glider Kits, Crossville, Tenn., Friday-Saturday, July 18-19, www.fitzgeraldgliderkits.com