Max Heine

3 owner-operator tax myths to avoid

Here are three of the biggest owner-operator tax myths, taken from Overdrive’s Partners in Business manual.

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Young singer preaches an offbeat ‘Truck Stop Gospel’

“In ‘Truck Stop Gospel,’ his narration is so astute it's impossible to tell what side he's on — not that it matters,” writes reviewer Kim Ruehl.

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Hey, over here! Obama’s fuel efficiency sideshow

There’s much more to be gained regarding fuel use and emissions by improving our crumbling, cramped infrastructure, as Werner Enterprises President Derek Leathers said in response to the Obama announcement.

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The pros and cons of bringing ‘Moneyball’ to trucking

Have any of the industry’s good intentions (longer retention, improved safety) with predictive analytics had effects that drivers would consider not so good?

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What do cats think of us?

Cats might not be as social with their owners as dogs, but that hasn’t stopped truckers from taking them on the road.

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You read it here first: CSA’s built-in unfairness

With the March and May issue installments of Overdrive's CSA Data Trail stories, Senior Editor Todd Dills scooped GAO's report this week by at least seven months.

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The reality of ‘passing costs to customers’

The challenge to the shipper and carrier, whether it’s a solo operation or Walmart or Schneider National, is not to wait for the turbulence of changing costs and then respond, but to be constantly examining costs.

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Taking no chances with flatbed coil securement

In a video, WTI Transport Safety Instructor Gene Sims demonstrates the conservative coil securement methods he teaches.

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The best credit card for your financial need

These credit cards, ranked the best in cash back and other categories, would interest many owner-operators.

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Yeehaw! The best and worst license plates and slogans

A Western state can boast having motorists' favorite license tag, and a Southern state is No. 1 for slogan.

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