Tag: GATS 2018
More ‘Music to truck by’: Truckers Ken Freeman, Taylor Barker live
In addition to this year’s Trucker Talent Search contestants and other singer-songwriters, truckers Taylor Barker and Ken Freeman were conspicuous at GATS this past year with performances, including video excerpts of two here, on the stage at the truck parking area and at the Red Eye Radio stage and various exhibitor booths.
December 5, 2018
Parking issues to be aired in Southern Nevada next week
Heads-up all of you out west — specifically, anyone with expertise on lanes in the Southern half of Nevada, where a truck parking roundtable in Las Vegas with state and Federal Highway Administration officials and reps from the Nevada DOT is slated for a week from today.
November 8, 2018
The truck parking problem: Tools in the toolbox, modest capacity proposals, and more
Listen to the 2018 Great American Trucking Show parking panel discuss truck parking problems and advocacy on this week's Overdrive Radio podcast.
October 19, 2018
‘Rock your rate’: Using spot market demand data to advantage
Boblett provides a platform on which members of his Rate Per Mile Masters Facebook group could ask specific questions and get the answers they are looking for.
September 26, 2018
Donations collected during driver-led GATS auction benefiting St. Christopher matched by Heartland Express
Shortly after donations were tallied from auction benefiting St. Christopher, Heartland Express stepped up to match the full amount. More details here.
September 25, 2018
A ‘Cherry Bomb’ goes off at GATS: Sharp 1999 W900L mobile-home toter updated
Take a closer look at this 1999 Kenworth W900L, "Cherry Bomb," one of the trucks from Delbert Jones Jr.'s small fleet, "Jones & Sons."
September 24, 2018
Podcast: Cooking in-cab with Tom Kyrk, St. Christopher Fund update, more on the ‘big 10-4’ to D.C.
Listen to Overdrive Radio's podcast to hear from owner-operator Allen Kelly about "That's a Big 10-4 on D.C." event, Tom Kyrk, and Shannon Currier.
September 14, 2018
‘Burnin’ the Old School Down’ with trucker-songwriter Bill Weaver
This week's podcast starts with a sample of Bill Weaver's "Burnin' the Old School Down" and moves into Weaver talking about his record with Todd Dills.
September 7, 2018
Listen: Trucker Talent Search 2018 — the people, the performances
This year’s competition, and this edition of Overdrive Radio, featured quite a collection of trucker-songwriters all, from show opener and talent-search alumnus “Long Haul Paul” Marhoefer to emcee Tony Justice and this year’s competitors Benford “B.J.” Williams, James Nelson, and the ultimate winner, Mandi Jo Pinheiro.
August 31, 2018
Can of beer with Heniff koozie brings $900 — and more from GATS auction benefiting St. Christopher
Concert and auction benefiting St. Christopher Truckers' Relief Fund held at GATS. Check out some of the winning bidders and their prizes on Overdrive.
August 27, 2018
Trucker Tools’ ‘Smart Capacity’ rolls out to independents
Check out the Smart Capacity features and functions designed for independents and small fleets on the Trucker Tools mobile app on Overdrive.
August 27, 2018
Surviving members of Texas church accept $5K from truckers at GATS event
Tony Justice presents $5,000 donation check on behalf of truckers across America to the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
August 25, 2018
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