Max Heine

6 things you should know about napping

For professional drivers, napping can be a critical tool in fatigue management. When you nap and how long you nap can affect the results.

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Why low fuel prices hold key to fixing highway funding

Congress wimped out again last year and injected the Highway Trust Fund with only enough money to make it through May.

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Jan. 15: Neglecting this IRS deadline will cost you

When it comes to income tax, the end of each year gets independent contractors thinking about last-minute strategies to reduce income. After that, April 15 looms as the big deadline. So it’s easy to ignore Jan. 15, one of four deadlines for paying estimated quarterly taxes. Many owner-operators think the quarterly payment is optional, since it doesn’t get the fanfare of April 15, but they’re wrong. Anyone who gets income that is not subject to withholding is ...

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Why diesel’s sluggish price drop should accelerate  

Now that gasoline has plunged below $2 a gallon in some markets and diesel remains above $3, you might wonder why diesel prices haven’t fallen as fast.

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Driver receives a crash course in CPR — and delivers

In this video, Bison Transport driver Sahasi recounts how he stepped up to the task when other motorists declined to help a woman who had gone into cardiac arrest on the side of the road.

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Smart year-end tax moves

There’s still time to take advantage of some financial opportunities that could lower your 2014 taxes.

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Data shows good earnings, especially for flatbed, independents

Average third quarter net income for ATBS clients was $14,464, a 9.4 percent increase from the same quarter in 2013.

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VIDEO: Driver’s ‘turn to give’ in Wreaths Across America

Vince Strupp is joining dozens of other drivers to deliver wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery through the Wreaths Across America program.

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Route 66 Archive stuffed with images past and present

The website has images of thousands of postcards of fuel stations, diners and other attractions from the historic highway.

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Truck video’s evolution to data mining

Truck-mounted video cameras have been around for years, but what’s changed is the emergence of specialists helping fleets to comb through recordings and harvest useful data.

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