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Thursday, August 22, 2013

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Thursday, August 22, 2013 Visit the Fitzgerald Glider Kits Booth – 19131 Today's Weather: Hi 96 Lo 75 Directory & News Best of the best rigs on display THURSDAY Show hours: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Seminars: MAP-21: What it means for you Hear how the federal highway funding bill can impact your business and what you can do to prepare. 2 p.m.-3 p.m., Room D161 Truckers Against Trafficking Certification 2 p.m., Room D168 Todd Roccapriore and Jerad Witter's 2001 Peterbilt 379 "Family Biziness" will be competing for the Pride & Polish National Championship in the Limited-Mileage Bobtail category. The Partners in Business seminar will be held Friday at 2 p.m. and is free to show attendees. It will focus on how owner-operators can cut costs and increase revenue. See Page 50 for more. Download show app, win $500 See Page 4 for more. Exhibitor Listings and Floor Plan Inside! Open to all show visitors is the fifth and final stop of the 2012 Pride & Polish National Championship series, in which a field of the country's top working and show trucks will compete to be crowned as the nation's top rig. On display are the 16 Best of Show winners from the previous four Pride & Polish events – dating back to the Great American Trucking Show in 2012 – and dozens of other custom-built and one-of-a-kind trucks looking to qualify for the championship judging round in next year's competition. Competitors spend weeks preparing the rigs, ending with an all-night cleaning and polishing on the show floor. The awards ceremony – also open to all show attendees – will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Hall E.. Register to win '13 Ram 2500 ProPickup magazine is giving away in April a 2013 Ram 2500 4x4 crew cab pickup, powered by a 6.7-liter Cummins. The truck has been outfitted with upgrades that include a lift, new rims and tires, new suspension, lots of lights, brush guard, seat covers and graphics denoting its name: The Surveyor I. Attendees can see this truck and two other project trucks put together by the ProPickup Most Beautiful truckers See Page 4 for more. staff — a customized and upfitted 2010 Ram 2500 and a 2011 GMC Sierra 1500. Mobil Delvac and Ram Truck are sponsoring the Surveyor giveaway. The trucks are part of the second annual ProPickup Truck Expo taking place on the show floor within the Great American Trucking Show. Visit Booth 6049 to register to win the truck. Overdrive will be covering the show live at and will providing up-to-the-minute information on show happenings on Twitter, @OverdriveUpdate. Join in on the show conversation by Liking Overdrive on Facebook, For a roundup of daily news and information from the show, subscribe to the Overdrive daily newsletter ( or scan the QR code with your smartphone. 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 Thursday_GATS13PG001-51.indd 1 1 8/16/13 10:42 AM

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