Listen: Channel One-Nine Special from Over the Road — Custom rigs

Previously on Over the Road: Episode 5 -- Back home

The Channel One-Nine Special set of mini-episodes in the Over the Road podcast series is back this week with something a little different. We’re off the phone lines and back out into the world with an in-sleeper tour conducted at the 2019 Mid-America Trucking Show of owner-operators Daniel and Phyllis Snow’s 1996 Freightliner Classic XL, “The Goose.” We’re answering questions about trucking from listeners inside and outside the business along the way.

Today’s question: How do truckers customize their interiors? This run through the Snows’ big bunk, repurposed and custom-designed after the shell was pulled from a salvage yard, gives a clear idea of why, too. Take a listen:

Daniel and Phyllis Snow (aka Doc and Tinkerbell) have been on the truck together for the last decade. They run independent, pulling a dry van whose front is repurposed as storage space for tools and other supplies. The couple’s based in Harrison, Ark.Daniel and Phyllis Snow (aka Doc and Tinkerbell) have been on the truck together for the last decade. They run independent, pulling a dry van whose front is repurposed as storage space for tools and other supplies. The couple’s based in Harrison, Ark. “The Goose” in all its glory. | Below find a video run through some of its features on the occasion of the 2018 Guilty by Association Truck Show in Joplin, Mo., at 4 State Trucks.“The Goose” in all its glory. | Below find a video run through some of its features on the occasion of the 2018 Guilty by Association Truck Show in Joplin, Mo., at 4 State Trucks.

Next up on Over the Road: Episode 6 -- Our Punjabi brothers

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