Custom Rigs

Christopher Vallee builds a caboverImage Gallery

| April 12, 2014

Photos of a work in progress from the Alaska-based seasonal hauler and custom model truck builder: Plus more vintage 1970s Overdrive magazines, collected...

Passion for purple: Dispatcher Megan Folkes models with dad’s ’03 379Image Gallery

| April 09, 2014

Megan Folkes, dispatcher at Gulf Logistics and Parish Transport in Ellisville, Miss., poses in this photo gallery with a 2003 Peterbilt 379 owned by her dad, Alton Folkes. Megan urged her owner-operator father to fix up a purple Pete, as that’s their favorite color.

Wright On: Limestone hauling ’96 Pete 379

| April 04, 2014

Bright Wright, a 23-year-old owner-operator of Montrose, Colo., hauls limestone to coal mines with his ’96 Pete 379. He bought the truck when he was just 19.

Corvette of trucking: ‘Monterey Red’ 2012 Peterbilt 389

| April 01, 2014

Skip Avara saw a maroon Corvette and couldn’t forget about it, so he decided to paint his 2012 Peterbilt 389 the custom color known as Monterey Red.

Mid-America roundup: Concept truck, driver hero, OEM updates top 2014 show

| March 31, 2014

Though lighter than usual on major announcements, the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., last week still produced some highlights. Here is a roundup of some of the noteworthy and popular items from the show

Photo gallery: Pride & Polish champ Vinnie Diorio’s 2013 Pete showing at MATSImage Gallery

| March 29, 2014

  Vinnie Diorio's 2013 Peterbilt 389, which won the 2013 Pride & Polish National Championship in the Limited-Mileage Combo category, was on display at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week. Overdrive reported on the truck a few ...

Photo gallery: Custom ’07 Pete shows its stripes at MATSImage Gallery

| March 28, 2014

The 2007 Peterbilt 379 below, on display at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week in Louisville, Ky., is owned by Dallas MCord.

PHOTOS: Show trucks on display at Mid-AmericaImage Gallery

| March 28, 2014

A selection of show trucks from the display area at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

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