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Oklahoma hauler’s 1987 Peterbilt 359
Dennis White, the owner of Dennis White Trucking out of Broken Bow, Oklahoma, bought the 1987 Peterbilt 359 in this video in May 2018. The truck was on display in the Great American Trucking Show Pride & Polish competition in August, where it picked up third place in the Limited Mileage Bobtail class.
October 24, 2019
Addressing a common mistake in a tough load choice
You might be surprised at what the numbers have to say about waiting an extra day, even when that higher-paying load surfaces.
October 10, 2019
Wee hours roll-in, voices and more from 10-4 on D.C.
The upshot of the four-days-later post-mortem on That’s a Big 10-4 on D.C. — time will tell as to whether the second-annual event served as proof of the concept for those outside of the organizers as a gathering that serves as public outreach and awareness vehicle, as a neutral platform for individual owner-ops and drivers to represent themselves.
October 8, 2019
Minimizer boss talks fender brackets
Plastic brackets ‘Tested and Tortured’ on race tracks
October 1, 2019
Pride & Polish
Country’s hottest show trucks roll out of GATS
Catch shots of the 2019 Pride & Polish entrants rolling out of Dallas’ Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
September 27, 2019
Retired owner-op’s ‘Spice of Life’ Pete 379
The truck's moniker is in honor of the owner's late wife, Joan, who used the phrase as her CB handle. She was his co-driver when they hauled van freight together before he bought this truck. She passed away in 2010.
August 13, 2019
‘Big Bird’ ’57 Pete spreads its wings
During the six-month rebuild, Ronnie Jordan and company tore it down to the frame, sandblasted the frame, added new fenders, tanks, step boxes, headache rack and new stacks, in addition to plenty of chrome.
June 20, 2019
‘Lawless’ offers fun look at the dark side
Danny Autullo took one of the hottest trends in the show truck scene – rat rods – and added his own touch by dressing up an old Peterbilt 379 with custom metal artifacts.
May 29, 2019
Trucker’s ‘Excessive Behavior’ yields one-of-a-kind 1999 Peterbilt 379
Lawson, Missouri-based owner-operator Gary Jones wanted to do something with his 1999 Peterbilt 379 EXHD that hasn’t been done before. That desire resulted in the airbrushed smoky flames that cover his rig and trailer.
May 23, 2019
A new take on stainless, an amazing trailer conversion
The exterior attention-grabber is the gold-colored stainless on the Kenworth W900 and the custom RV it pulled. The interior of the trailer, though, is an equally impressive showpiece of household amenities and efficient power-sharing.
May 17, 2019
2018 Pete 389 a ‘Touch of Class from the Past’
Warren Hartman said he always wanted an older truck but never could find exactly what he was looking for, so he decided to buy a glider and give it the old-school features he wants.
May 9, 2019
Custom-built 1980 Peterbilt 359
Dave Tompkins out of Scranton, Pennsylvania, had this custom Peterbilt built by Kevin Love of Stretch Customs out of Wingham, Ontario. While not a trucker now, Tompkins has always had a love of trucks and wanted to have one to take to truck shows.
April 25, 2019
Heavy-haul 389 built to honor owner’s grandfather
The truck is full-time worker, hauling heavy equipment for the family business, Hammett Excavation. The rig is a rolling tribute to Hammett’s grandfather, Harry, who started the company in 1963 and passed away from lung cancer in 2014.
April 11, 2019
Needle-nosed 1982 Peterbilt 359 with a Corvette dash
Billy Baker talks the history of his classic 1982 Peterbilt 359, which has more than 3 million miles. The Pete also has an aftermarket needle-nose and a Corvette dash.
February 2, 2019
It took four trucks to haul this 900-ton, 315-foot load
Watch these drivers make a tight turn with massive cargo in tow.
January 8, 2019
Explosives hauler’s Western Star 5700XE with custom sleeper
The 120-inch sleeper features all the amenities of an RV with a fold-down full-size bed that, when folded up, is a table with two bench seats, a sink, two-burner stove, TV, shower, toilet, refrigerator/freezer, microwave and more.
December 14, 2018
A closer look at the ‘Memorial Run’ firefighter-tribute CEI 2018 KW T680
It’s a truly remarkable unit, and with greater urgency present as fires intensify, particularly out West, a fitting tribute to all who give themselves to protecting the rest of us.
December 5, 2018
One more custom build for Lil’ Ray
Ray Rodriquez’s dragon-themed 1999 Peterbilt 379, “Uno Mas,” picked up a first place in the 2000-and-older Bobtail category at the Great American Trucking Show Pride & Polish in August.
November 15, 2018
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Broker margins, rates data, transparency: What owner-operators really think
Whether you're a trucker looking for opinions on your side of the brokered-freight transparency debate, or a broker looking to understand your service providers, these survey results shine more light on one of trucking's most important topics.
Project 1988 Peterbilt 379 is Jarrett Landry's 'oversize dually'
Roadcheck 2024: Inspectors looking for drugs, alcohol, and steady gladhands
Trump endorses trucker's 'boycott' of NYC -- but what's really going on?
Engineered for superior calls in high-noise environments.
A living history with three custom Peterbilts - 359, 379, 389 - and their owners
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