March 15, 2007

| March 15, 2007

Bob Mitchell of Waupun, Wis., hauls
motorcycles in this 1996 Western Star
with a 500-hp Detroit under the hood.

TODAY’S TIP: Get a notebook to carry with your receipt envelope. This notebook will be used to record those expenses for which you cannot obtain a receipt, such as when you wash your truck at a coin-operated facility or personal use of your auto, so you can deduct the expenses at tax time. You must track the date, location, amount and reason for each expense to meet IRS regulations.

Brought to you by:
American Truck Business Services, Overdrive, Castrol and Freightliner Trucks

MARCH 7-9: THE WORK TRUCK SHOW, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, www.ntea.com
MARCH 22-24: MID-AMERICA TRUCKING SHOW, Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky., www.truckingshow.com
MARCH 27-29: AMERICA’S TRAVELING TRUCK SHOW, Petro, Exit 12 from I-285, Atlanta, www.travelingtruckshow.com
APRIL 3-5: AMERICA’S TRAVELING TRUCK SHOW, Petro, Ocala, Fla., www.travelingtruckshow.com
APRIL 20-21: MARMON TRUCK GATHERING, TravelCenters of America, Terrell, Texas (Exit 503 off I-20), (469) 667-7158 or www.marmontrucks.com
APRIL 21-22: TRUCK SHOW, hosted by American Truck Historical Society, International Agri-Center, Tulare, Calif., (800) 999-9186, www.antiquefarmshow.org
APRIL 28-29: KIRKLAND RANCH ANTIQUE TRUCK SHOW, hosted by American Truck Historical Society, Plymouth, Calif., (209) 245-6733, athsccc@sbcglobal.net
JUNE 7-9: TRUCK SHOW LAS VEGAS, Las Vegas Convention Center, http://truckshow.com/07TSLV.html

Don’t miss the March 2007 issue of Overdrive. Featured stories that can help you improve your business as an owner-operator include:

  • We offer seven of the best practices common to high-earning owner-operators. These tips are sure to help you cut costs and boost revenue;
  • There’s more to consider than just price when buying fuel. Selecting where and how much to buy can cut costs and avoid quarterly tax surprises;

    and

  • A preview of this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show, features Big & Rich in concert.

    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:

  • How smart owner-operators cut costs;
  • How to choose the best loads;and
  • Trends in pay and mileage
  • Call (205) 248-1301 to make your free reservation.

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