Shawn Gibson has a wicked obsession with chrome, and he and his team made that known with their award-winning 2013 Peterbilt 389.
Family Buziness combined the work of two of last year’s powerhouses: Todd Roccapriore and last year’s Working Bobtail winner – Jerad Wittwer’s company truck from Performance Diesel Inc. in St. George, Utah.
Custom truck builder and fleet owner Bill Hall, Jr., died Thursday, Oct. 10, after being struck while riding his motorcycle by his wife's Cadillac Escalade, according to reports from Hall's hometown, San Antonio.
This profile is part of a two-week series in which Overdrive will be publishing stories about the four Pride & Polish National Championship winners — crowned in August at The Great American Trucking Show — and the four best of show winners from the event.
When Josh Skidmore set out to build his National Championship award winner, he didn’t want it to be overwrought or complicated. “We wanted to be simpler than everyone else. Clean lines, not a lot of flash – a real functional, working truck.”
For the folks at Davis Bros. in Owensville, Ind., music and trucking are a natural duo, and they always name their trucks after song titles. Finding a name for their 2005 Peterbilt 379, however, was a struggle, but they eventually found a winner.
When Vinnie Diorio finished working on his award-winning 2013 Pete, he knew it had ideas others would replicate, so he dubbed the truck, appropriately, Trend Settin'.
Star Traywick of Tucson, Ariz., drives this 2005 Freightliner Classic XL as a power provider pulling a dry van for Rudolph Freight of Murray, Ky. The truck is powered by a 685-hp Detroit and features a graphic package put together over a two-year span.
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