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Saturday, August 24, 2013

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Saturday, August 24, 2013 Visit the Fitzgerald Glider Kits Booth – 19131 Today's Weather: Hi 98 Lo 76 Directory & News SATURDAY Show hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Seminars: How to prepare for a safety audit 10 a.m., Room D161 Natural gas: Is it right for you? 10 a.m., Room D162 Owner-operator taxes 101 10 a.m., Room D164 Medical history: Impact on drivers 11 a.m., Room D161 Fuel management for fleets, owner-operators 11 a.m., Room D162 Successful owner-operator 11 a.m., Room D164 Truckers Against Trafficking Certification 1 .m. and 3 p.m., Room D168 The winners of the Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest will also be announced today at the Pride & Polish awards ceremony. Exhibitor Listings and Floor Plan Inside! Show truck glory: Champs crowned today Four trucks today will earn a year's worth of Pride & Polish glory — and a lifetime worth of bragging rights — when the 2013 Pride & Polish National Championship winners are announced at 11 a.m. at the stage adjacent to the Pride & Polish area in Hall E. The awards ceremony is the culmination of a year-long series of Pride & Polish shows held at truck shows and industry events around the country. A national champion will be named in each of the following categories: Limited-Mileage Bobtail, Limited-Mileage Combo, Working Bobtail and Working Combo. Small fleet owner Vinnie Diorio's "Trend Settin'" combo, won Best of Show, LimitedMileage Combo at the Fitzgerald Pride & Polish show in Crossville, Tenn., in June. Also, the winners of the GATS-specific Pride & Polish competition will be named, including the four Best of Show trucks that will compete in the 2014 Pride & Polish National Championship series. ProPickup expo giving away Ram, offering upgrade lessons As part of the second annual ProPickup Expo, two SmartSession seminars will be held today to teach pickup truck owners about engine upgrades. Aftermarket product experts See Page 4 for details. will explain how engine chips and programmers, exhaust and cold-air intakes worth together to add more power to today's gas and diesel engines. The sessions will be held at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Booth #8031. This Ram 2500 crew cab 4x4, powered by a 6.7-liter Cummins, is being given away in April. Register to win it at the ProPickup booth, #6049. Follow the show live, contribute to the conversation Overdrive will be covering the show live at and will providing up-to-the-minute information on show happenings on Twitter, @OverdriveUpdate. Also, search #GATS13 to see all of the tweets from the show floor. Also, be sure to use the same hashtag in any tweets use send. For a roundup of daily news from the show, subscribe to Overdrive's daily newsletter ( FREE PROGRESSIVE WORK GLOVES GUARANTEED TO FIT YOU LIKE A ... WELL, YOU KNOW Stop by booth #13160 to pick up a pair of Progressive leather work gloves — for FREE! We'll also have a lot of other giveaways —plus, enter for a chance to win a great Progressive prize. Just tell them Flo sent you! They'll know exactly what it means. Call for a Free Quote: 1-888-398-3289 Find an Agent: And don't forget to also visit one of our independent agent booths during the show: Western Truck Insurance Progressive Casualty Ins. Co. & affiliates. 13B00017.20 (07/13) Intersection 2013 Show Daily & Directory Saturday_GATS13PG001-50.indd 1 1 9/3/13 8:55 AM

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