News & Events

We know it’s challenging keeping up-to-date on current news and events and finding industry specific information relevant to you. That’s why we’ve created this section to offer owner-operators – living and working in a Bolt Custom Sleeper –
important and interesting information to be helpful for your business and scheduling.

Bolt Custom Trucks Acquires Assets of AA Sleeper Trucks LLC

AA Sleeper Trucks

In order to continue to be your partner for the long haul, Bolt Custom Trucks has acquired the assets of AA Sleeper Truck LLC, combining the industry’s two highest quality custom sleeper companies and allowing both companies to better serve our…

...Read More

Dine-A-Bunk Now Available as Option for Western Star Sleepers

western-star-logo

October 10, 2016 | DTNA Press Release

PORTLAND, Ore. – A driver’s lounge system that offers long-haul drivers maximum living space and versatility is now available as a third-party option for select Western Star 5700XE sleeper configurations.

Western…

...Read More

Feds Approve Longer Tractor Wheelbases in Canada

Good news for OTR tractor trailer drivers who travel to Canada. The Canadian transport ministers have approved plans to allow tractors with longer wheelbases, increasing from 244″ to 283.” Previously, the largest sleeper Bolt could build was 100″ with a 244″ wheelbase. Now,…

...Read More

Custom Sleepers are Tiny Houses on the Road

Tiny houses are gaining popularity nationwide. Bolt Custom Sleepers are known for maximizing the living space potential to create a comfortable, living and work space on the road. Hear how Linda Caffee is utilizing all the features in her Bolt Custom…

...Read More

How to Live Large in a Tiny Home (On the Road)

Landline Magazine featured Bob and Linda Caffee and their Bolt Custom Truck in the July 2016 issue, How to Live Large in a Tiny Home. Bob and Linda stay out on the road sometimes three months at a time and have…

...Read More

Bolt Custom Trucks Featured in Landline Magazine

The 150’ fully-integrated Bolt Custom Sleepers introduced for Kenworth T680 and Peterbilt 579 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March caught a lot of attention, including from Landline Magazine who featured them in their Product Showcase section of the June 2016 issue….

...Read More

Bolt Sleeper vs. Tornado

Bolt is in the process of repairing a 2015 Freightliner M2-112 after it was involved in a storm where a tornado picked it up and set it on top of a car on the highway Dec. 23, 2015 in Holly Springs, Miss.

The team drivers, Brian and Jennifer Perkins, of…

...Read More

New Laser Fabrication Machine Is Added To Bolt Custom Trucks’ Production

After six weeks of installation and calibration, Bolt Custom Trucks has begun operating a Mitsubishi 4,000 watt flying optics laser fabrication machine. The decision to invest in this equipment will allow Bolt to advance and improve product design.

“Having the ability to gain more control over the production process and…

...Read More

The November Issue of the Bolt Newsletter A.K.A. Sleeper Scandal Sheet

What’s going on at Bolt Custom Trucks? Find out in the November issue of the Sleeper Scandal Sheet. Don’t be left out, sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest news in your email.