Great American Trucking Show starts Thursday: Follow the action live on Overdrive


This custom rig is on display at Texas Chrome's #GATS booth.

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The 2017 Great American Trucking Show begins at noon on Thursday at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center in Dallas, Texas. The show will feature numerous exhibitors, live entertainment, show trucks, educational seminars and much more.

Some of the events that will take place at GATS include Overdrive’s Pride & Polish, Overdrive’s Trucker Talent Search finale, four Partners in Business seminars, the Progressive Commercial Roadhouse Run and performances by Tony Justice, Jayne Denham and Bill Weaver at the Take a Load Off with Uber Freight party.

Overdrive will be covering the show every step of the way through Saturday. Here’s how you can follow along this week:

Daily report: Sign up for Overdrive’s daily newsletter to have the show’s headlines sent directly to your inbox.

Facebook: Like Overdrive on Facebook for GATS highlights, including live video of the show’s events, equipment announcements, truck photos and more.

Twitter: Follow @OverdriveUpdate on Twitter for a live look at what’s happening in Dallas. For more in-depth show coverage, follow Editorial Director Max Heine (@maxheine), Senior Editor Todd Dills (@channel19todd), News Editor James Jaillet (@trucknewsJJ), Equipment Editor Jason Cannon (@By_Jason_Cannon), Blogger Wendy Parker (@truckingwithgnw) and Associate Editor Matt Cole (@mattcoleRR).

Instagram: For even more show photos and videos, follow @OverdriveTrucking on Instagram.