October 12, 2006

| October 12, 2006

Matt Kinnaman of Fleetwood, N.C.,
and his 1988 Kenworth W900B soon
will be busy. He hauls Christmas
trees and shrubbery.

TODAY’S TIP: Accelerate planned spending. Thinking about a big expenditure, such as an in-cab heater or a laptop to use in your business? Buy it by Dec. 31 and you can deduct the expense on your 2006 income taxes.

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

OCT. 14: ANTIQUE TRUCK SHOW, hosted by the Antique Truck Club of America, Redmen Lodge, Fruitland, Md., (410) 677-0600
OCT. 19: EXPEDITING WORKSHOP, sponsored by Expediters Online, Holiday Inn Select, Strongsville, Ohio, (859) 746-2046 or www.expeditersonline.com
OCT. 20-21: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA CHAPTER TRUCK SHOW, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds, Cherokee, N.C., (828) 421-9399
OCT. 20-22: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER ANTIQUE TRUCK SHOW, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, Jerry Porter’s, Orland, Calif., (530) 865-5320
OCT. 23-25: INTERBEV, Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, www.interbev.com
OCT. 24-26: NATIONAL TRAILER DEALERS ASSOCIATION Annual Convention, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort, Cambridge, Md, (800) 800-4552 or www.ntda.org

Attention Fleet Managers: Attend the 2006 Owner-Operator Retention Forum and you’ll learn proven ways to help your owner-operators achieve business success. This event, held Oct. 16-18, 2006, in Tuscaloosa, Ala., is sponsored Overdrive magazine, American Truck Business Services, Freightliner Trucks and Castrol.

With a schedule jam-packed with expert speakers, including representatives from carriers with some of the lowest turnover rates in the business, you can be certain your time at the Owner-Operator Retention Forum will be time well spent. For more information, including pricing, visit the forum website.

Danny Herman Trucking, Inc.
Hello Owner/Operators,

We are always looking for quality o/ops with good looking equipment to join our fleet & family. We have an exceptional average LOH of 1500 miles and a highly competitive rate per mile of .89 for solos and .98 cents per mile for teams plus our 100% escalating FSC, which is currently averaging .26 cpm. That pays an Owner Operator TEAM a rate of $1.24 per mile!

Click on us now and drive right on into our very defined lane structure.

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