A look under the hood of owner-operator Erich Owens' 2001 Western Star powered by a 12.7-L Detroit capable of pushing 2,000 horsepower at a truck pull, then moving back to freight hauling serving the mushroom industry.
The couple have been a team since they became "accidental truckers" in the year 2000 as a company team with CRST. Today, leased to Landstar Ranger, they've halved their yearly miles while boosting their take-home.
Tuscon, Ariz., resident Mario Yubeta owns and operates this '07 Peterbilt 379, which he uses to haul petroleum products.
Yamko Truck Lines fleet manager John Gonzales talks about his fleet's No. 136, a shipping container hauler that has a part-time gig winning trophies at Pride & Polish shows.
Video, pictures of the newly-named winning rig, Wisconsin-based small fleet owner-operator Bill Rethwisch's Dreamsicle-paint-schemed 2012 Peterbilt 389 and Polar tanker.
Hubka and his wife's photo work grew out of what he calls a "passion" for both the art of picture taking and, well, trucking.
Here's a full list of winners from the Walcott Truckers Jamboree Super Truck beauty contest, held last week in Walcott, Iowa, at the Iowa 80 Truckstop's annual show.
Manuel's combo -- with a 2003 Benson flatbed -- showed at the 2013 Fitzgerald Truck Show and Overdrive's Pride & Polish in Crossville, Tenn.
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The Great West Truck Show - Thursday - Saturday, May 30th – June 1st, 2013
Fitzgerald Truck Show - Thursday - Saturday, June 28-29, 2013
The Great American Trucking Show - Thursday - Saturday, August 22-24, 2013
Charlotte Diesel Super Show - TBD
PDI - TBD