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Why be an owner-operator?

The industry has made it way too easy to move from being an employee driver to owning a truck. Far too many drivers give no real thought as to what it means.

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TONIGHT: How to manage your fuel costs

Overdrive columnist and trucking radio host Kevin Rutherford will cover key fuel management topics for owner-operators in a free evening webinar.

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Avoid these common tax prep mistakes

If you want to dodge common mistakes owner-operators make on tax returns, you need to check certain numbers, advises columnist Kevin Rutherford.

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Roadside Attractions

Robb Mariani will be one of the judges in the Custom Rigs Pride & Polish competition, make exercise your new normal, flooding creates hassles for drivers, spotting severe weather a truck gallery and other trucking news items are featured.

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Would you like fries with that?

Driver demand is higher than it’s been in more than two years. For leased owner-operators, it could be a good time to get updated on compensation packages and other lease terms, especially if you’ve been with the same carrier for more than a few years.

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