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Saturday, August 25, 2012

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Saturday, August 25, 2012 a part of DIRECTORY & NEWS EXHIBITOR LISTING AND FLOOR PLAN INSIDE! SATURDAY Show hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Seminars: How to prepare for a safety audit 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Room 161 CSA for drivers 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Room 162 Owner-operator taxes 101 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Room 164 Technologies for performance 11 a.m.-noon, Room 161 Fuel management for fl eets/ owner-operators 11 a.m.-noon, Room 162 Successful owner-operator 11 a.m.-noon, Room 164 The Cascadia Evolution is on the display at the Freightliner booth, along with the newly designed Detroit DD15 engine. See Page 4 for details. The Large Scale Atlas is back, says Rand McNally, Pride & Polish champs named today The top four working and show rigs will be named today at the Pride & Polish awards ceremony at 11 a.m. at the Mobil Delvac booth area. National Championship titles will be awarded to one truck in each of the four ma- jor Pride & Polish categories: Working Bobtail, Working Combo, Limited-Mileage Bobtail and Limited-Mileage Combo. The National Champion- which will be publishing the fi rst ad- dition of the book since 2010. See Page 4 for more information. ship series began in October at the Charlotte Diesel Super Show, and four other qualify- ing events — including the GATS-only Pride & Polish this week — built the fi eld of 20 fi nalists. A fi nal round of judging here in Dallas deter- mined the four winners. In addition to the National Championship announce- ments, winners of the GATS- specifi c awards, including the four Best of Show winners, will be named. Register to win customized Big Red Sierra 3500HD Randy Stroup's First Gear — a 2005 Peterbilt 379 and matching tanker — won Best of Show in the Limited-Mileage Combo category at the 75 Chrome Shop Show in Wildwood, Fla., in April and the Great West Truck Show in Las Vegas in June. John O'Keefe's 2007 Peterbilt 379 and matching trailer won Combo, at the 75 Chrome Shop Show Best of Show, Working in Wildwood, Fla., in April. ProPickup magazine is giving away this 2008 GMC Sierra 3500HD Crew Cab SLE Dually 4x4 this April. Show attendees can view the truck and register to win it. Big Red can be found at the ProPickup Truck Expo area of the show inside GATS at the Dallas Convention Center. The Expo also features other pickups for the heavy construction, landscaping and road building business. Mobil Delvac is the title spon- sor for the project truck. show at For the most up- to-date information, follow Overdrive on Twitter, @OverdriveUpdate. To join in the conversation, Like Overdrive on Facebook: OverdriveTrucking. Follow online and on your phone: We'll be live blogging from the Visit the MAC Trailer Mfg. Booth – 19135 Today's Weather: Hi 95 Lo 76 12B00087.GATS_9x2.5.indd 1 8/2/12 2:04 PM Don't forget to visit our booth or one of our independent agents, who will also have free work gloves available. Western Truck Insurance Rodriguez Insurance Agency, LLC BSI Insurance Services United Financial Casualty Co. and its affiliates. 12B00087.GATS (08/12)

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