Because of her beauty, strong work ethic and tough-as-nails attitude, Emily Weymouth was named winner of the 2014 Overdrive’s Most Beautiful contest. She receives an expense-paid trip to The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.
Video, photos: Sigourney, Iowa-based Ron Brubaker's 1993 "One of a Kind" livestock-hauling Peterbilt 379. Brubaker and his son Dan will be competing in Overdrive's Pride & Polish national championship at GATS next week.
With approximately 795,000 deaths a year attributed to it, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Nearly 75 percent of all strokes occur in people over the age of 65, and the risk of having a stroke doubles each decade after age 55.
Karen Talbot of Animal Aid USA requests drivers flash their lights when they see the N.J.-based nonprofit's van/trailer combo on the road Aug 20-21, and seeks drivers to participate in a Chatsworth, Ga., homecoming convoy.
Trucker Talent Search finalists Brad James, Keith Sampson and Jennie Simpson will perform right as the show closes, at 5 p.m., at the Red Eye Radio booth in the lobby.
Landstar-leased Jon and Miriam Brown's team operation and 2012 Volvo VNL300 converted by Showhauler Motorhome Conversions the first featured business in Volvo's new "Welcome to my cab" vid series.
"There's nothing worse than after a long hard day's driving to pull into a truck stop and find full spaces taken up with just a tractor or an RV." --Rick Fine, Pueblo, Colo.
Originally opened in 1990 by Leroy David, the Clown Motel served as a place for him to keep his clown collection – which he just happened to have purchased from a retired clown in Las Vegas. He built it next to the town cemetery, where his father is buried, along with a lot of other victims of a mine fire in 1911. Leroy sold the place to Bob Perchetti in 1995, and Bob not only kept the theme intact, he has more than tripled the size of the collection during his tenure.
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