FMCSA names acting administrator as Ferro tenure ends

| August 22, 2014

T.F. Scott Darling III has been named Interim Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The news comes in a farewell message to staff from outgoing Administrator Anne Ferro, circulated by the FMCSA communications office.

VIDEO: Edgar Hansen interviews Trucker Talent Search nominees

| August 22, 2014

Edgar Hansen from Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch interviewed the nominees for the Trucker Talent Search. Check out the video below. The nominees will compete today at 5 p.m. Central at the Red Eye Radio booth.

Get soaked with Baylor Trucking at GATS ALS ice-bucket challenge

| August 22, 2014

The viral ALS ice-bucket challenges comes to GATS via Indiana-based Baylor Trucking, a fleet with a close relationship to the condition. Take the challenge yourself 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri-Sat near shuttle drop-off spots at the Dallas Convention Center.

Cool customized frame rail storage unit

| August 22, 2014

One of the Pride & Polish competitors at the Great American Trucking Show, Dean Jay, is proud of a storage compartment with an automated cover that he and his sons built in their shop. "It's all ...

ChampTruck race series launches fleet participation program

| August 22, 2014

VIDEO: John Condren of the ChampTruck series runs through stock race truck specs and announces the fleet participation program for turning low-asset-value equipment into race-worthy units, with benefits.

Rand McNally unveils new IntelliRoute truck-specific GPS, mobile ELD compatibility

| August 22, 2014

Rand McNally introduced Aug. 21 at the Great American Trucking Show new, updated versions of its line of truck-specific GPS units, the IntelliRoute TND. It also announced its HD 100 electronic logging device now works with smart phones, tablets and its IntelliRoute GPS devices.

TruckingOffice bookkeeping software introduces upgraded version with load planning and tracking functionality

| August 22, 2014

Owner-operator/small-fleet software provider TruckingOffice announced a newly upgraded version of its online package, TruckingOffice Pro, designed to meet customer demand for more complex hauling,

Overdrive’s Most Beautiful winner Emily Weymouth crowned at GATS

| August 21, 2014

Overdrive’s 2014 Most Beautiful contest winner Emily Weymouth received her crown of recognition Aug. 21 at the Great American Trucking Show.

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