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July 26, 2007

| July 26, 2007

Guy Schaefer of Loveland, Colo.,
drives this 1987 Peterbilt 359
with a 359-hp Caterpillar under
the hood.

Tracking your success (and misses) on the road is vital, and to do that, you need a profit and loss statement. Generated monthly, this scorecard measures your financial progress by employing a basic formula of revenue minus expenses equals profit. It details the types of revenue you’re making, breaks out individual expenses, tells you how much money you’re making and what expenses you need to trim.

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AUG. 5: RUTLAND TRUCK SHOW, State Fairgrounds, Rutland, Vt., (802) 775-6576,
AUG. 6: KENWORTH CLEAN POWER TOUR, MHC Kenworth, Springfield, Mo. See for remainder of August schedule.
AUG. 6-7: MACK PERFORMANCE TOUR, Shreveport Mack, Bossier City, La. See for remainder of August schedule.
AUG. 7-9: AMERICA’S TRAVELING TRUCK SHOW, Bosselman, Des Moines, Iowa. See for remainder of August schedule.
AUG. 7-9: EMPIRE FARM DAYS, Rodman Lott & Son Farms, Seneca Falls, N.Y.,
AUG. 9-11: GREAT SALT LAKE TRUCK SHOW, South Towne Exposition Center, Sandy, Utah, (800) 877-1320 or (208) 251-0987
AUG. 10: SHELL ROTELLA ROAD SHOW, Polsinello Fuels, Rensselaer, N.Y., (800) 334-5823. See for remainder of August schedule.
AUG. 10-11: WAUPUN TRUCK-N-SHOW, Community Center, Waupun, Wis., (920) 324-9985,
AUG. 21-25: 2007 NATIONAL TRUCK DRIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS, Minneapolis Convention Center,
AUG. 23-25: GREAT AMERICAN TRUCKING SHOW, Dallas Convention Center, (888) 349-4287 or
AUG. 24-26: BIG RIG CRUISE-IN, Mount Comfort Airport, Indianapolis, (317) 443-9901, (734) 604-3242 or


The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas is almost here! To be held Aug. 23-25, this year’s GATS promises to continue its streak as the fastest-growing trade and consumer show in North America.

Features include:

  • Free concerts for CDL holders, featuring country superstar Aaron Tippin and country-rock duo The Wreckers
  • Scores of truck industry manufacturers and suppliers
  • The Pride & Polish truck beauty contest
  • Fleet Forum 2007 and the Overdrive second-annual Retention Forum
  • Partners-In-Business seminar

    More information is available at


    Can’t find the time to attend a trucking show? One could be coming to you. The second year of America’s Traveling Truck Show is more than halfway through its 2007 tour to 20 states by mid-November.

    Features include:

  • The chance to win the ATTS Dream Package: $12,000 worth of prizes
  • Truck dealers from most every brand
  • New & used Class 8 trucks for sale
  • Show trucks
  • Employment opportunities
  • Live music and other entertainment.
  • For a schedule and more information, log onto strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.