Overdrive Staff

Tax Game Easily Lost in First Few Quarters

Here's the nightmare: You buy a brand new truck. For the first two years, thanks to your accountant's aggressive use of depreciation, you pa...

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March 2002

OWNER-OPERATOR OFFENDED BY ADVERTISEMENT Today I was reading the January 2002 issue of Better Homes and Gardens, and I came across a...

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March 2002

RETIRED OWNER-OPERATOR FINALLY GETS DIPLOMA Lawrence "Bud" Yackley of Glen Ellyn, Ill., got his diploma in a one-man graduation ce...

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Power Struggle

After spending millions on research and development, heavy-duty engine makers will begin selling engines this October that meet the Environmen...

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Fighting Corruption in New York City

Enemy Within Robert K. Tanenbaum Reviewed by Donna G. Pierce Listening time: 5...

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Cuddly Gifts for Victims’ Kids

KLLM Inc., provided transportation for more than 12,000 teddy bears for children who lost parents during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Twelv...

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Leading the Way

When will we know the recession is over? Some say that day happened when the National Bureau of Economic Research officially designated the so...

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Seven-Pole Plug

Cole Hersee Company's seven-pole plug for heavy-duty trucking applications connects to any standard J560b socket and locks in place with any ...

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President Signs Transportation Spending Bill

President Bush signed the fiscal year 2002 appropriations bill for the Department of Transportation Dec. 18. The $59.6 billion bill, which cov...

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NAFTA Provisions

A safety examination must be completed before a Mexican carrier is granted conditional operating authority. The safety check must incl...

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