This 1996 Peterbilt 379 is owned
by Roy Patterson, who hauls dry
van, reefer and flatbed freight.
TODAY’S TIP: Open a separate checking account for your business. If you are the sole owner of the business, open an additional personal account and save yourself the extra fees associated with business accounts. Deposit your settlement checks in this account and pay yourself for driving from these funds.
Brought to you by:
American Truck Business Services, Castrol and Freightliner Trucks
MARCH 22: NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR TRUCKERS, nationwide observance at 9 a.m. Eastern, sponsored by TransAlive, (817) 320-0567 or www.transalive.com
MARCH 22-24: MID-AMERICA TRUCKING SHOW, Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky., www.truckingshow.com
APRIL 29-MAY 2: NATIONAL ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND VEHICLE CONFERENCE and Expo, Los Angeles Convention Center, (800) 510-6484 or www.afvi.org
JULY 12-13: TRUCKERS JAMBOREE, Iowa 80, Walcott, Iowa, http://iowa80truckstop.com/walcott.htm
AUG. 23-25: GREAT AMERICAN TRUCKING SHOW, Dallas Convention Center, (888) 349-4287 or www.gatsonline.com
Make the most of your time at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., by attending the Partners in Business seminar, brought to by your partners at Overdrive, Freightliner Trucks, Castrol and American Truck Business Services. This must-attend event starts at 2 p.m. March 23 at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
Experts from American Truck Business Services will present the advice they share with more than 20,000 owner-operators. You’ll learn:
Call (205) 248-1301 to make your free reservation.
Don’t miss the February 2007 issue of Overdrive. Featured stories that can help you improve your business and your life as an owner-operator include:
How CJ-4 is changing the market. Writer John Baxter details the new oil and how it effects engine life.
Breakdown? Every truck has the inevitible breakdown or flat. We list tips and resources on how to prepare for and react to that unexpected roadside stop
Trucker of the Year. Find out who our newest “Overdrive” Trucker of the Year is.
The strike was spurred by the Teamsters Union Local 848. The union alleges ...