Magazine / Working Show Truck of the Month

  • Mike Gaffin/ A. Cardillo & Sons, Inc

    Robert Conrad
    October 2017
    Life as a long haul truck driver certainly comes with it pluses and minuses, as the freedom of being your own boss out on the road is mixed with long periods of time away from home. As truckers start having families, some tough career decisions can ...
  • Chad Cooper

    Robert Conrad
    September 2017
    Running 650 miles a night between Piqua and Fairfield, Ohio certainly doesn't leave much time for anything but some sleep and getting ready for the next delivery. Chad Cooper would somehow find time to make changes to his 1996 Peterbilt 379 Extended...
  • Weakland Wreckers

    Robert Conrad
    August 2017
    This month's Working Show Truck is the perfect combination of beauty and power, and it's definitely a truck you can count on if you’re stranded or in distress- either on or off of the interstate. This 2014 Peterbilt tri-axle wrecker is the pride o...
  • Matt Riggle/Paul Riggle & Sons

    Robert Conrad
    July 2017
    This month we find ourselves in the midst of another summer season and this is the time of the year to make sure your truck is looking its best before hitting the highway. The PA -based company of our featured Working Show Truck this month has been ...
  • Kuhnle Bros./Brad Sweet

    Robert Conrad
    June 2017
    "How Sweet It Is" was the popular catchphrase of comedian/actor Jackie Gleason during his long career. If Jackie had gotten to see our June Working Show Truck, he most certainly would have uttered his famous line to describe just how awesome this 2...
  • Monika Herrington/Jr Judson Horse Transportation

    Robert Conrad
    May 2017
    All of us travel down many different roads in our lives and, for many of us, the career path we choose to follow isn't always the one we stick with for the entire journey. Monika Herrington is living proof of this. She has worked and been involved...
  • ​Josh Spiegel/Rolane Transportation

    Robert Conrad
    April 2017
    "The Pride of the Fleet" is what Josh Spiegel calls his immaculate, grey & black 2000 Kenworth W-900L. Josh runs Rolane Transportation, based in Brockton, MA, along with his father Neal Spiegel who owns the company. Rolane Transportation is a conta...
  • Jonathan Mills

    Robert Conrad
    March 2017
    Jonathan Mills said he remembers riding in trucks, when he was just a little boy, with his dad and his granddad. His passion for trucks and trucking began at an early age thanks to these trips with his dad and his granddad, and he's turned it into a...
  • Jeff Salce

    Robert Conrad
    February 2017
    No matter where you're at out on the highway, when a little red sports car passes you it always seems to make you look. Whether it’s a Corvette, Mustang, or Camaro, it will definitely make heads turn. Jeff Salce's Peterbilt has the same affect o...
  • Hobie Fisher/Dutch Transport

    Robert Conrad
    January 2017
    This month we begin another new year with a new President-elect, and a long list of promises and changes that we'll have to wait on to see if they come to fruition. One thing that hasn't changed with the dawn of 2017 is Hobie Fisher's passion for tr...
  • Tom Bush

    Robert Conrad
    December 2016
    As we bring 2016 to a close, a new President will soon take over the White House and, hopefully, be able to make good on his promise of bringing jobs back to America. More American-made products will mean more freight to deliver, so the trucking in...
  • Jimmy "Catman" Cattoggio

    Robert Conrad
    November 2016
    Jimmy "Catman" Cattoggio has been around trucks almost his entire life and probably has a mixture of blood and diesel fuel running thru his veins thanks to all of his years behind the wheel. Jimmy's dad taught him how to drive trucks in the 1960s an...
  • ​ Wayne And Deborah Carney

    Robert Conrad
    October 2016
    Wayne and Deborah Carney have logged a lot of miles and delivered quite a few specialized flatbed loads with their incredible 2016 KW T-800 and 2015 Reitnouer flatbed combo. They work for Landstar and their stunning, blue KW is equipped with all of...
  • ​Working Show Truck Of The Month - Amy Meissner McGrath

    Robert Conrad
    September 2016
    Today's trucking industry, like so many other sectors of the job market, has seen an increase in the amount of women choosing to drive trucks as a career path. Amy Meissner McGrath is living proof that little girls can grow up to be anything they wa...
  • Jeron & Jerry Whittmore

    Robert Conrad
    August 2016
    As we move into the month of August another year is quickly passing us by and will soon be in the rearview mirror. Every one of us has gotten rid of something as the years have passed that eventually we wish we had kept. For 17 year-old Jeron Whit...
  • ​Working Show Truck Of The Month - Joe Leopardi

    Robert Conrad
    July 2016
    Most truck drivers will tell you that once they get behind the wheel and make a few hauls, the freedom of the open road and being your own boss gets in your blood. When you combine this with a passion for trucks and heavy machinery, a career in truc...
  • ​Working Show Truck Of The Month - Jose A. Ortega/Ortega Trucking

    Robert Conrad
    June 2016
    Kenworth introduced their T-600 model as an alternative to their popular W-900 models and it featured a more aerodynamic body, boasting improved fuel mileage for its owners. The T-600 models became popular with many trucking fleets in the 90's but t...
  • ​Working Show Truck Of The Month – David Tompkins

    Robert Conrad
    May 2016
    In the trucking industry, owning and driving your own Peterbilt is somewhat of a status symbol. Peterbilt has long been considered the "Cadillac" of all of the trucks out on the interstates and owner operators swear by them for their quality, perfor...
  • ​Working Show Truck Of The Month – BER Trucking

    Robert Conrad
    April 2016
    As we head into April, 2016 is flying by faster than telephone poles on the side of the highway. Another farming season is beginning to take shape in the regions of the country that are transitioning from Winter to Spring. Farming and trucking are ...
  • Working Show Truck of the Month

    Robert Conrad
    March 2016
    Working Show Truck Of The Month – R.M. Pacella/ Kevin R. Tomes IIThe month of March brings with it the end of another long Winter season. As we move towards Spring, the trees and grass will begin to look green again and a number of construction a...