Werner’s ALS ice-bucket challenge

| August 19, 2014

Derek Leathers, Werner Enterprises president and chief operating officer, took on the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS and issued his own challenge -- to all Werner drivers.

GATS preview: Ted Bowers’ 2005 Peterbilt 379Image Gallery

| August 19, 2014

Video, photos of Bowers' combo unit, which he'll be showing at GATS -- and a brief follow-up on Animal Aid USA's effort to transport fallen driver Richard Sullivan's dog Bella back home. All systems go!

The stories behind the music

| August 18, 2014

The sing-off for the Trucker Talent Search will be held at the Red Eye Radio booth in the lobby of the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

Crowd-sourcing in a perfect world (And: New vid from Tex Crowley)

| August 16, 2014

More on crowd-sourcing -- how about building a perfect truck stop via reader recommendations? Let's roll....

Pair of champs, take two: Dan Brubaker’s 2014 389 glider and Wilson trailerImage Gallery

| August 15, 2014

Videos, photos, more: Owner-operator Dan Brubaker's custom 2014 Peterbilt 389 glider and 2015 Wilson Livestock trailer are competing in the Pride & Polish national championship in the Working Combo category.

Nissan crowd-sourcing off-road pickup specs — meanwhile, at Big Rig Builder.com…

| August 14, 2014

The skinny on three social-media engagement efforts/contests from BigRigBuilder.com, Nissan and WABCO... Wish you could win an iPad mini? Here's a chance. Chrome, too.

Overdrive’s Most Beautiful winner relishes role of hard-working woman in a man’s world

| August 14, 2014

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.

Pair of champs: Father-son Petes compete for national titleImage Gallery

| August 13, 2014

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.

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